Shaun Ivan Gresse

Chairman

Shaun is an admitted Advocate (Barrister) in the High Court of South Africa. He founded of SIG Labour Specialists PTY Ltd in 2006, specializing in dispute resolution, litigation and wage negotiations in the complex Labour industry of South Africa. In 2017 he founded PSC Brokers PTY Ltd specializing in medical health insurances and corporate governance with South Africa’s leading insurance companies.

Sean Gresse
Gert Viljoen - CEO

Gert Viljoen

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Gert is the founder member and director of the Group of companies. He has an extensive network through which he operates and is a regular on the stage presenting on relevant topics in his field. He developed VProf with his own capital where he is the key person in developing new systems and procedures for entity as a group.

He is key in structuring new business for VProf and was the rainmaker behind the structuring and commencement of LEMS, after identifying a profitable market. He manages the key clients who are listed JSE blue chip companies. He obtained his experience in a similar entity which was ultimately bought out by a JSE listed entity where he obtained his experience to qualify him for being the CEO of UMUTHI LTD.  Here he controlled the full financial function of the entity and subsidiary companies. Very hands-on orientated and was part of the team that took the company from a substantial loss to a very profitable entity including the subsidiaries. Gert is a Certified Public Accountant

Pieter Grimes

Financial Director

Pieter came from Equity Pharma Holdings Pty ltd (now Clinigen SA) where he worked for 10 years. Clinigen forms part of Clinigen LTD, the LSE listed comparable group. He was the Financial Manager of Subsidiaries – Equity Pharmaceuticals, Homemed , Glucolab , Equity Shared Services  (Logistics) ,Equity Dental, Equity Australia where he was responsible for;

Pieter runs the day to day financial functions of all the above businesses, these task includes –  capturing of cashbook, debtors , creditors (local – international) Payments releases ( local , international) , Salaries , Cash flows , Preparation of management reports (P/L , balance sheet , stock reports, divisional reporting ) ,Assisting with audits and financials , Inventory costing capturing and invoicing ,  SARS returns ( provisional tax, Paye , vat , income tax)  Implemented SAGE ERP X3 in the company – was the administrator of the software for 5 years. Designing new reports, and assist in daily support.

Pieter Grimes
Colin Bloom

Colin Bloom

Non-Executive Director 

Colin Bloom, aged 49 is an experienced senior executive with a proven record of excellent people management and leadership in large and medium sized corporate, charitable and political organisations. Colin was Chief Executive of Mission Care, a provider of social and healthcare to older people, people with disabilities and HIV. Mission Care had 500 healthcare workers, delivering services across London. In 2004 Colin set up Mission Care International, a charitable programme working in Africa, Haiti and India. Mission Care International partnered with other health and social care providers to build clinics, community kitchens, midwifery centres, orphanages and sanitation programmes.

Between 2011 and 2015 Colin held the following commercial roles, Operations Director at Roy Bloom Ltd, International Director of Heritage Bathrooms Plc and Commercial Manager at Thomas Jourdan Plc.