We're the people behind Yoco.

Meet the founders

  • Katlego Maphai

    Chief Executive Officer

    Previously at: Rocket Internet GmbH, Delta Partners and Accenture

  • Carl Wazen

    Chief Business Officer

    Previously at: Delta Partners and Citi

  • Bradley Wattrus

    Chief Financial Officer

    Previously at: Rocket Internet GmbH and Monitor Group

  • Lungisa Matshoba

    Chief Technology Officer

    Previously at: Yeigo Communications (Co-founder), which sold to Telfree in 2008

Our Advisors

  • Cornelia Müller

    Mobile Payments

    Early co-founder of Sum-Up. Entrepreneur and advisor focused on mobile innovation.

  • Karabo Morule

    Risk and Governance

    GM & Trustee: Old Mutual Fellow: Institute of Actuaries (UK) and Actuarial Society (SA)

  • Charles Niehaus

    Card Industry Advisor

    Consultant: IFC, Payments & Mobile Money Former Head of Visa (Southern Africa)

The Yoco Team

  • Andrew Snowden

    Senior Software Engineer

    Previously at: Yeigo Communications (co-founder), sold to Telfree in 2008

  • Ronald Makomba

    Channel Sales

    Previously at: Cobi Interactive and ProCapital Solutions

  • Altus van der Merwe

    Software Engineer

    Previously at: Cobi Interactive and Securities & Trading Technology

  • Neo Ntsobe

    Payment Operations

    Previously at: Integrated Processing Solutions and Standard Bank

  • Alice Cumming

    Marketing Associate

    Previously at: Hellocomputer, Platinum Seed Digital Marketing and Rocket Internet GmbH

  • Lee-Anne Fredericks


    Previously at: Datacash

  • Donovan Stoop

    Supply Chain and Logistics

    Previously at: Damco South Africa, Shoprite Checkers and Blair Shipping Services

  • Nick Jacobs

    Senior Software Engineer

    Previously at: Barclays, Lehman Brothers and Palm

  • Yanick Bathfield

    Marketing Analyst

    Previously at: Grassy Spark

  • Mandisa

    Senior Analyst

    Previously at: Munich Re of Africa, Sanlam Personal Finance

  • Iviwe Ezile Mdingi

    Supply Chain Intern


  • Ciearan Fitz-Gerald

    Inbound Sales Intern

    Previously at: Bootlegger Coffee

  • Simon Blampied

    Customer Success Associate

    Previously at: Self, GetSmarter, UCT

  • Megan van Strijp

    Office Manager

    Previously at: Southern Sun Waterfront, Disney Cruise Liner, Whistler Blackcomb

  • Garainesu Hove

    Data, risk and finance intern

    Previously at: University of Cape Town (3rd Year Finance Tutor)

We're looking for more Yocos

We're a fast-growing team of passionate and driven individuals (and we're modest). If you want to be play a part in building one of the worlds best finance technology product company's then we want to meet you. Take a look at our careers page or send us a message here.

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