Jacques Rossouw joined Astute in July 2014 as the managing director. He has more than 20 years of experience in transforming and running companies. He spent time working at Aurecon, the Engineering Group (previously Africon Engineering), as an IT consultant after which he spent six years based in London where he assisted the growth, acquisition and private equity deals of a global financial services group and later became part of Alexander Forbes International through acquisition.
He returned to South Africa to implement new IT and application strategies for the Alexander Forbes Group. In 2010, he founded a company specialising in unified utility management technology solutions, successfully developing the company following major client acquisitions.
Jacques holds a BSc Degree in Computer Science and Maths from the University of Pretoria and has an MBA from Edinburgh Business School in the United Kingdom.