>>> Guy Harris
High Growth SME Ecospace Enhancer
Guy Harris operates in the venture capital space where he assists companies with 50 or less employees scale up to reach as many as 500 employees. He is currently assisting two Khayelitsha-based start-ups in providing work opportunities. He is also in the process of establishing an S12j venture capital company.
Guy holds positions in two South African engineering companies: chairperson for Novelquip, and board member of Booyco Engineering. Additionally, Guy is on the board of the South African Bureau of Standards where he chairs their Risk Committee. He chairs the City of Cape Town’s audit committee and is a member of the audit committees of National Parliament and the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board. He is also vice chair of Northlink TVET College and is on UCT’s Intellectual Property Advisory Committee and Private Equity Advisory Group.
Guy was the financial director at the South African Sugar Association, and has 20 years’ listed company experience as a commercial director at Bell Equipment Limited and managing director at Avis Rent A Car. Prior this this, he was the Managing Partner of Deloitte Consulting, Durban. He earned his CA (SA) with honours in 1977.