Eric Peter Hogan

Persimmon VCC Directors

Position:
Qualifications 

Non-Executive Chairman

BSC, Honors, MBA

Expertise 

Mr. Hogan was in Management for 20 years at Schindler Lifts, worked in Accounts Department, Field Operations, and as Regional Manager and had a staff of 130 reporting to him. He was also in charge of a R60 million rand portfolio on the business management side. He was on the pension Fund Board of Trustees for 15 years. His hobbies are boating and fishing. He is Currently still on the board of Directors on Tampa Springs Body Corporate, La Collina Body Corporate, Banbeary Place Body Corporate, all In Johannesburg and then also with Cormarant Bay Body corporate at the Vaal Dam.

Daniel Mark Garside

Position:
Qualifications 

Non-Executive Director

MSc

Expertise 

Mr. Garside is the Managing Director and owner of LabHouse (Pty) Ltd. LabHouse was established over 19 years ago. The company specializes in supply of high-tech laboratory equipment and run laboratory-related training courses. He has been involved in the lab and related business for over 30 years. LabHouse clients are blue-chip companies like Sasol, Aspen Pharmacare, UNISA, Rand Water, Tongaat Hullet Starch, SAP Forensics to name a few. Involvement with these companies has expanded his knowledge of the technical business environment while dealing with senior management of these organisations. He has been involved with venture capital companies as LabHouse was once part owned by an incubator company with which he was familiar. He has a Masters Degree in Analytical Chemistry from UCT.  

Justin Raynier Stokes

Position:
Qualifications 

Non-Executive Director

B. Com. CA (SA)

Expertise 

Mr. Stokes is a member of The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants after having qualified as a Chartered Accountant at the beginning of 2010. Whilst completing his external audit articles in the Consumer and Industrial Markets sector at KPMG Cape Town, Mr

Stokes gained experience across the manufacturing, retail, petrochemical and energy sectors.
Since qualifying, Mr Stokes worked in the Corporate and Investment Banking industry where he held the positions of Executive

Assistant to the CIB CEO at Barclays Africa, Credit Restructuring Analyst and Coverage Banker. His experience spans across strategy development, financial analysis, deal structuring, credit vetting and relationship management. Mr Stokes holds a BAcc and BCompt

Hons Acc from Stellebosch University and UNISA respectively.

Position:

Non-Executive Director

Expertise 

Mr. Swart studied architecture and qualified in 1995, and then immediately entered the financial services industry. He was a Business Development Manager for various LISP companies. In 1999 he established a managed forex fund through various counterparties in the UK. In 2001 the book was sold and Craig returned to property as a project manager for. In 2012 he went into property development and has successfully completed several projects in the property and solar industries. He currently is still involved in property development and project management of PV solar systems.

Craig William Swart