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Leadership team

Mark Dare Director  As Executive Director Mark overseas the management and business development. Mark brings guidance and expertise in leading effective teams, improving processes and providing strong operational and financial leadership to all business units. Mark’s predominant focus has been on business development and the creation of strategic alliances having particular expertise in business transformation and restructuring.

Kobus Vermeulen Director Co-founding partner of Cedar Connect, as a boutique information technology consultancy in 2010, with the mission of providing exceptional IT skills and knowledge to both local and global clients. Kobus has worked in the UK and South Africa in the IT Industry over the last 20 years, this brings a wealth of

Jason Baretta Operations and Account Manager  Jason manages our clients on the Operations and Account side, he is a skilled communicator who successfully services clients in the Financial, Software and Fintech sector. Jason previously resided in London for 8 years where he gained sales management experience in the residential investment property market of managed client

Board of directors

Brendon Voogt Chairperson Brendon co-founded Cedar Connect in 2010, as a boutique information technology consultancy, with the mission of providing exceptional IT skills and knowledge to both local and global clients. Brendon spent 12 years in the UK, where he founded and managed an IT company that grew from a start-up to a well-established business

Zama Khanyile Independent Director Zama is a qualified Chartered Accountant with an Honours degree in Accounting from the University of Johannesburg (formerly Rand Afrikaans University). She is currently a Fund Manager with the National Empowerment Fund, while also holding a board position at the African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) Forum. After completing her articles at

Mark Dare Director  Mark serves on the board of Northwind, Cedar Connect and Sikelelo Training. As Executive Director Mark overseas the management and business development. Mark brings guidance and expertise in building effective teams and leaders, improving processes and providing strong operational and financial leadership to all business units. Mark’s predominant focus has been on business development