Chief Executive Officer - Purple Group
Charles completed a B.Com Accounting and Information Systems at the University of Cape Town in 1996. For the past 17 years he has been active in derivative financial markets with a strong focus on technology, business development and leadership. Charles was part of the team that pioneered CFD and spread trading in South Africa and in 2000 he led the development of the world's first fully automated online Spread Trading platform. He was elected to manage the group’s South African operations in 2003 where he was part of the Global Trader Executive. Charles is now responsible for strategically leading the operating business units of the group.
Shaun Krom holds a B.SC.Hon degree from the University of the Witwatersrand (Actuarial Science and Economics). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, Oxford. He has 20 years of experience, covering both the UK and SA, holding director positions in investment banking and asset management.
Sihle joined the Emperor team in 2016. He is a Wits graduate with an Honours degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics, he holds an NQF6 certificate in Financial Markets and Instruments.