BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thorsten Holl is the President of Keller’s EMEA Division under whose jurisdiction Franki Africa falls. He has held a number of leadership roles with ABB and the Alstom Group, where he led several of its international businesses. Thorsten has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany and a Master of Commerce from the University of Wollongong, Australia.
Errol graduated as a Civil Engineer in 1991. He commenced his career working as a Consultant, then joined the Franki Team in 1996 as a Senior Design Engineer. Errol left Franki in 2000 and found his way back home in April 2015. During this period he was involved in various infrastructure related projects. He was appointed an Executive Manager with Bombela (concessionaire of the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link) where he remained for 9 years. Errol was appointed Managing Director of Franki Africa on the 1st October, 2015.
Chris is a qualified Architect who is well known in the construction industry. He was the founding Managing Director of Rainbow Construction and has also been involved with Aveng, in a business development roll, at Director level. Chris was recently appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Construction Industry Development Board and is also a Trustee of the newly registered Franki Africa Employee and Community Trusts.
Bukelwa is a qualified Chartered Accountant. She worked for Investec Private Equity who were our financial partners prior to our joining with Esor. At the time she attended our Franki Africa Board meetings by invitation and, as such, gained a useful insight into, and an understanding of our specialist business. She is now self employed and is pursuing a career in the commercial property marketplace. Bukelwa is also a Trustee of the newly registered Franki Africa Employee and Community Trust.
Iain holds a B.Compt (Bachelor of Accounting Science), as well as a CTA (Certificate in the Theory of Accounting), and has been with Franki since May 1982. Prior to joining us, over 30 years ago, he was part of the Deloitte & Touche team who undertook Franki’s annual audits. He is currently our Divisional Financial Director and has a wealth of knowledge of our specialist business and has also served as Company Secretary on the Board of Franki Africa (Pty) Ltd.