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PROFILE

Louis has over 17 years of strategic business advisory services experience.

Mr. Ferreira has been involved in a variety of business assessment and optimisation assignments covering the following aspects:

  • Business analysis to determine both business venture and capital project viability;
  • Business and operating model optimisation from health analysis to detailed financial modelling to assess sustainability;
  • Business turnaround and optimisation from value and cost drive analysis to restructuring and staff migration .

This work has been undertaken across a wide range of industries, including financial services, insurance, retail, mining.

Mr. Ferreira has extensive experience in BPR, Organisational Structuring (large and small) and Business analysis. Most of these assignments included contributions on project management, HRM systems integration (all disciplines), Change Management and Leadership alignment (all levels). He performed and participated in assignments ranging from blue print design to restructuring and downsizing.  The clients included Central University of Technolgy, Road Accident Fund, Debswana, Botswana Power Corporation, Botswana Savings Bank, United Manganese of Kalahari, Air Botswana, National Development Bank, African Copper Mine, Cities of Tswane and Johannesburg, Ingwe mines and others. The services delivered ranged from blue print design to detailed staff migration and implementation costing and planning.

Conducted detailed operating and service model alignment and redesign interventions for a number of clients including Botswana Medical Aid, LG South Africa, Gauteng Shared Services Centre, Infraco, BECSA and others including the design, costing and planning of insourcing vs outsourcing structure options.

AREA OF EXPERTISE AND SPECIALIZATION

  • Financial Services – Standard Bank, Nedbank, Mutual & Federal, ABSA, Botswana Savings Bank
  • Insurance Sector – Pula Medical Aid, BOMAID, MVA, RAF,
  • Telecoms – Vodacom, MTN
  • Mining and related – Glencore, S32, Frazer Alexander,
  • Supply Chain & Logistics – Barloworld
  • Agriculture –
  • Energy – Novo Energy, Eskom
  • Retail – MIDAS,

EXPERIENCE

15 years

  • Management
  • Teaching
  • Consulting

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • MTh 1990
  • MA (Psychology) 1992
  • MBA 2001
  • Certificate in TQM and BPR (Juran Institute) 1998
  • Certificate in Organisation Development 1996
  • Prince II 2004
  • Certificate in Facilitation (DDI) 2003

SOME CURRENT/RECENT PROJECTS

  • Botswana: BPC – Organisation transformation
  • Namibia: NTA – Blue print design and implementation
  • South Africa: S32 – Management optimization
  • Botswana: DPF – Transformation strategy development
  • South Africa: Glencore – Management practice assessment
  • Botswana: Art Fund – Change management strategy
Year Company Position
2005-Present StratSolv Consulting Executive Partner
2003-2005 Deloitte Principal Consultant
2001-2003 Silverbreeze Joint Venture (CSIR & Fraunhofer Gesellschaft) CEO
1998-2001 Nedbank Innovation Management
1996-1998 Groman Consulting Team Leader/ Consultant
1993-1996 SA Defence Force Senior Officer

Private Practice Psychology (part time / ad-hoc)