Team

  

 

Terence Kades – B.Soc.Sc. MBA PMP. Managing Director 

Terry has spent most of his career in management consulting and the design of intelligent software models and data visualization tools. He owned and sold a ventilation and electronics company before joining Eskom in 1989 where he was responsible for marketing, market research, and strategic planning at KZN province and on national projects developing relating to the development of strategic analysis tools. Based on this work, he was recruited to the USA by the Futures Group to head the strategy modeling division. Thereafter he founded and successfully ran Strategic Feasibilities Inc. from 1996 to 2013 based in Washington DC. In 2013 he returned to South Africa to team-up with his co-directors to develop additional products and launch these from South Africa.

 

Mohammed Tag – B.Sc. Computer Science. – Technical Director

Mohammed is a brilliant and rare talent originally hailing from Algeria where he first cut his teeth on large database systems. He was a senior architect for VISA managing many E-cash projects in the US, Malaysia, Indonesia, Dubai and South Africa. He is unbeatable at solving complex problems and has ensured that the design of the PowerStrat tools are both world class and cutting-edge in all respects. Mohammed guides the technology aspects of the company and directs development of the PowerStrat Suit of software tools as well as client implementations and technical support.

 

Carosin Buitendag  MBL – Director - PowerStrat Liquidity Solutions

Carosin assists with PowerStrat Liquidity Management Solutions business. Carosin has been working in the treasury  environment for over thirty years in both the public and private sectors. As an expert in liquidity risk management and having developed numerous solutions for cash flow forecasting and funding models, she saw the opportunity to develop a liquidity management toolset with supporting services which will meet the needs and fill the gaps in a practical manner. She is the architect behind the PowerStrat Liquidity Management Solutions software dashboards based on the gap Carosin identified where PowerStrat tools could be customized to assist Treasuries and CFO staff to properly manage cash and funding in a structured manner but also elevate it to a strategic decision making tool for any type of operation.

 

 

Sharon De Gama – (Dip Ed; BA [Hons]; MA; EPP)  Managing Director – PowerStrat Education Management Solutions

Sharon heads-up the PowerStrat Education Management Solutions business. Sharon is a former educator and the early part of her career comprised teaching at various Senior Secondary schools. She thereafter lectured at two Colleges of Education for many years. She later joined the mining sector where she served as an Executive Director and Board Director for a junior mining company, after completing the Executive Preparation Programme (EPP) with the MQA. Sharon believes that the PowerStrat tools can really make a difference to improve the quality of education and training in South Africa, a cause about which she is passionate.

 

 

Herbert Da Gama  (HDE; BA [HONS])   Director Strategic Operations - PowerStrat Education Management Solutions

Herbert began his career as an educator and is a former principal of a Senior Secondary school that won the award for the best school in Gauteng province with 100 percent matric pass rate. He served as a Grade 12 English Examiner for the national Department of Education as well as GDE. He was also appointed as as an internal moderator for GDE. He later joined the corporate sector and worked as a consultant in various fields, before joining PowerStrat BI as Director of Strategic Operations.