Eric graduated from the University of South Africa and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accounts with over 10 years experience across Africa and the UK. Eric is the Finance Director of Lango with a key focus on the financing reporting and compliance, cash managements and tax optimisation and other back office activities. He is also focussed on building up robust back office processes and controls that will enable Lango to achieve its medium term listing ambitions. After having spent five years at PWC in South Africa and London, Eric spent a further eight years in London occupying various positions within the Finance function at Gazprom, one the leading global oil and gas players.
Eric subsequently held the role of Finance Director at Grit Real Estate Income Group, a listed pan-African real estate investment company, where he actively contributed to the listing of the group on the London Stock Exchange and ensuring first time compliance with new listing regulations and numerous reporting processes.
Before joining Lango as Finance Director, Eric was employed as the Chief Financial Officer of Ascencia Limited, a property company focused on the retail sector domiciled and listed in Mauritius, which owns and manages in excess of 200,000m² of retail real estate in Mauritius and other countries in Southern Africa.