Board 2018-01-05T02:16:53+00:00
John Vickers
John VickersB Com, BAcc, CA, MAICD
Executive ChairmanJohn is a Chartered Accountant with more than 28 years’ business experience, specialising in strategic planning, corporate finance, financial management and accounting. Prior to joining SEQTA, John worked with global companies such as KPMG and Alexander Forbes, previously a top 100 Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed company, and one of the top ten ranked global insurance brokers.
Term of officeDirector since February 2017.
Tim Dawson
Tim DawsonBSc, CCEO, MAICD
CEO & Managing DirectorTim joined Synergetic in 1986, became a director of Synergetic in 1991, and Managing Director in 2000. Tim has had long and extensive experience working with schools, particularly independent and systemic schools. He is a well-regarded expert in the industry and is often asked to contribute to discussions throughout the sector.
Term of officeDirector since November 2016.
Grant Grosser
Grant GrosserBEd, Dip Teach, MAICD
Director, Innovation and Product StrategyGrant is a qualified secondary school teacher with more than 14 years’ experience in classroom teaching. Grant’s extensive experience in successfully developing and implementing innovative information systems and administrative solutions in the schools in which he has worked has earned him considerable respect within the education community.
Term of officeDirector since February 2017.
Simone Dawson
Simone DawsonB.A, Psychology, Post Graduate Dip Psychology, MAICD
Director, People and CultureSimone has significant experience in Human Resources, managing large staff numbers, strategic and operational planning, governance (including chairing boards), application of organisational psychology principles and practices, developing policy, project management, leadership / executive coaching, public speaking and presenting.
Term of officeDirector since November 2016.
Andrew Larsen
Andrew LarsenB.CompSc, MCS, MBA
Non-executive Director Andrew is the Investment Director for Larsen Ventures. With a highly developed level of analytical and strategic competencies, developed through a wide range of experiences within both the public and private sectors, Andrew has the expertise to match problems with innovative solutions. Andrew holds a variety of director positions within the technology industry, specialising in health, education, hospitality and property.
Term of officeDirector since February 2017.
David Cartney
David CartneyCA, MA (Hons), Senior Assoc Bankers Qualification, Directors Diploma: Corporate Governance, Australian Law and Taxation, FAICD, Member Institute of Directors (London)
Non-executive Director David has 20+ years’ experience as an independent and non-executive board director (and chairman). David’s strong commercial acumen, corporate governance training and practical experience, underpins his current roles as non-executive Chairman of The Environmental Group Ltd, an ASX company, Chairman of International Business Mentors, and Chairman of the CEO Institute forum groups.
Term of officeDirector since November 2016.
Johan Schönfeldt
Johan SchönfeldtM. Com, CA
Company Secretary Johan joined SEQTA Software in May 2015 as Chief Financial Officer overseeing the company’s finances and administration. Johan is qualified as a Chartered Accountant in both South Africa and Australia and has a Masters Degree in Financial Management. Johan was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer of EHG in March 2017.
Term of officeCompany Secretary since February 2017.

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