As Managing Director, Shirley has guided the business interests of Excel4apps in the Middle East and Africa for more than 10 years, helping grow the business extensively and developing a blue-chip client base. In 2015, she added the Asia/Pacific region to her territory. Shirley also provides strategic input into Excel4apps global business operations, helping to mold the company’s future.
Shirley’s passion for Finance and IT that started with her previous work in EOH/KPMG Consulting’s Oracle business unit as part of an award-winning Oracle Financials implementation team. She is Hyperion Financial Management certified and has had widespread exposure to multiple reporting solutions. She also gained experience with the SAP environment as a business analyst for ExxonMobil.
Shirley holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Informatics, Economics and Logistics, and graduated with an Honors Degree in Informatics from Rand Afrikaans University.
Outside of work, Shirley enjoys an active and social lifestyle. She is a keen cyclist, golfer and mother. Shirley loves spending time with her family and friends, cooking up enticing meals and serving great wine. She is passionate about life, traveling and taking on new challenges. A cancer survivor, Shirley dedicates time to the Wings of Hope cancer support group.