Our Team

Our Executive Team

Steven Grundlingh
Managing Executive

Steven, Managing Executive, has 20 years’ experience in the South African IT market. 
Qualified in Sales and Marketing from the University of Johannesburg and with a Business Leadership Diploma from INSEAD (France), he has deep experience engaging with customers and helping businesses align their strategies, products and services to the needs of their customers. Steven joined UCS Technology Services in November 2007.

Mike Powell
Commercial Executive

Mike, a qualified CA, heads up UCS Technology Services’s commercial and financial functions. Since joining the group in 2003, he has served on the executive teams of many of the company’s subsidiaries, and was appointed to his role as Commercial and Financial Executive in 2009.

Rizelda Wassermann
Operations Executive

Rizelda, Operations Executive, has 21 years’ experience in the management of IT operations. Qualified in Operational Management through The Wits Business School , she also holds a number of international certifications. Rizelda joined UCS Technology Services in 1992 and has large amount of experience operational management and delivery of services to our customers. 

Christiaan Stavast
Healthcare Vertical Executive

Christiaan, Healthcare Vertical Executive, joined UCS Technology Services in 1998, and has over 20 years’ specialised experience, and a broad knowledge and understanding of healthcare. Christiaan currently oversees the planning and strategy of our healthcare department, and remains focused on building beneficial relationships with our clients.

Thoko Mzolisa
Human Resource Executive

Thoko, Human Resources Executive, holds experience across the IT, Telecomms and Financial sectors. Her qualifications include a NDip from PE Technikon, a Strategic Management Certificate from GIBS, and she is currently completing her MBA. Thoko joined UCS Technology Servicesin 2010, after 5 years working for UCS Software, and is focused on development and training, and on nurturing talent. 

Basil Olivier
Financial Executive

Basil joined the UCS Technology Services group in 2001. He graduated with a BCom(Hons) from the University of Pretoria and completed his articles in 2000. As Financial Executive, Basil oversees the performance and processes relating to the management of finances.

Brenton Thomas
Fuel Executive

Brenton, Fuel Executive, has 21 years’ experience in the South African Fuel industry. Before joining UCS Technology Services in March 2015 Brenton was co-founder and managing director of one of South Africa’s leading Petroleum service companies JVPS. UCS Technology Services acquired JVPS in March 2015.

Clayton Andrews
Chief Technical Officer

Clayton, Chief Technical Officer, has 12 years’ experience in the South African IT and retail industry. He has deep experience in the building of core IT architecture to meet UCS TS’s requirements to provide leading industry solutions. Clayton joined UCS TS in 2005 -  prior to this, he spent  almost 5 years in the UK in the ISP industry.


UCS Technology Services is a leading service provider of retail technology solutions. Our company supports more than 16 000 retail sites of various sizes. 



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