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As a company we define consultancy as the creation of value for your organisation, through the application of knowledge transfer techniques and assets to improve performance value. This is achieved through the rendering of objective advice and / or the implementation of business solutions. Our consultants are experts or professionals in a specialist field with a wide knowledge of a particular subject area.


Our Consultants


Marshall is the Chief Architect of Jasper Global Corporation and he is supported by a great team of gifted “Business Systems and Knowledge Engineering Experts”. As leaders of a professional teams each of these Senior Knowledge Engineers have specialist members who provide the ability to scale up or scale down projects depending on a clients unique requirements.


Dr Marshall Potts

Phd – MSc – B.A M Inst LM – MCIPD – MIBC – MIMC

Senior Consultant

Professionally an international business and leadership consultant with a background in organisational and occupational psychology.

Marshall is the Chairman and Principle of Jasper Global Corporation, an International Business and Leadership Group with offices in the Dominica, UK, East Asia, Middle East and more.

Member of the British Psychological Society International Testing Centre, the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the Institute for Business Consultants and the Institute for Management Consultancy he is a sought after expert.

He is also a dedicated management and business development specialist with extensive experience of Human Capital and Knowledge Management including Organisational and Personal Development and has over thirty years experience in the Commercial, Public and Vocational / Higher Educational Sectors.

Over the years Marshall has had ongoing relationships with some prestigious Universities in the United Kingdom including Durham (Graduate Testing), York (Leadership in Healthcare), Nottingham (Stress & Mental Toughness), and Leicester (NHS Medical and Nursing Schools Commissioning of Post Graduate Medical and Nursing Education).

Manjit Biant

Senior Consultant

Manjit is our Investment, Securities and Finance specialist he graduated at the prestigious Aston Business School, the largest business school in Europe. His degree in Business Administration included a placement year with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, one of the top five Accountancy firms at that time.

He proceeded to continue his career with the newly merged firm Coopers & Lybrand Deloitte. His experience included auditing some of the top firms including National Grid, Barratt Homes and United Biscuits along with a number of local government institutions. He also spent some time in the insolvency and administrator department.

After 2 years with this firm he moved on to complete his CIMA accountancy qualification working for a number of firms including GRT Transport (now First Bus Transport), Boots PLC and Central & Carlton Television.

He spent 4 years in Edinburgh working for Lloyds TSB as a Business Implementation Manager and then went on to work for AMP UK Financial Services, the largest Insurance Company in Australia, as an internal management consultant.

Manjit has had extensive training in the Thompsett Project Management program, and Quality Management Techniques. He delivers courses on all aspects of Accounting, Finance & Business including Finance for Non Finance Managers, IFRS, IPSAS, Analysing Financial Statements, Risk Analysis & Management Corporate Governance.

Dr Christian Roos

PhD (Auditing) CEH CISA | MCom (Computer Auditing) Cum Laude
| BSc. Hons (Information Systems) | BCom (Accounting)

Senior Consultant

Christiaan is a seasoned Cyber Security, IT Audit and Data analytics specialist. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the banking and telecommunications industry. He has managed audit teams of various team sizes ranging from three to fifteen resources and recently headed up the cyber security audit team at one of the top 5 banks in South Africa. He has extensive experience in the fields of internal auditing, IT auditing, continuous auditing, cyber security, ethical hacking, vulnerability management, threat intelligence, corporate information security functions, data analytics, IT governance, data architecture and cloud governance. Through almost daily interaction with Barclays Internal Audit, he has gained extensive exposure to international working practices in IT auditing, world-class cyber security operations and data analytics. He has managed and been involved in various technical IT reviews. He is respected as a Cyber and information security specialist, in many African countries, as well as in the UK.

Christiaan has presented at several seminars and conferences on topics such as IT governance, ethical hacking, cyber security, and continuous auditing. He has lectured on IT auditing, continuous auditing, ethical hacking and cyber security.

Christiaan has a real passion for cyber security. Christiaan has done extensive research into the responses to the hacking threat in the South African banking sector as part of his doctoral studies. The research covered a broad spectrum of disciplines, including corporate governance, IT governance, risk management and information security. He has extensive knowledge on ethical hacking practices and managing cybercrime threats. He has a particular strength of putting theory into practice, often involved in ground breaking initiatives.

 

Juan Carlos Venegas

CIPFA (Afill) AAIA ACPA CFC ICFS FCFIP

Senior Consultant

Juan Carlos Venegas is a highly experienced accountant, certified forensic investigation professional, counter- fraud specialist, and trainer; specialises in financial management, budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting and financial planning, in the UK specialised in fraud prevention, detection and investigations, and forensic accounting. He advises clients on taxation, financial management, budgeting and strategy implementation, fraud prevention and detection and internal control. His clients are companies from different sector: construction, retail, multimedia, manufacturing, etc. He is also a consultant for the Global Bankers Institute.

He is a Finance Trainer for different international organisations and their clients, including Oil & Gas companies and banks, and he has delivered training in the UK and abroad. Some of the areas of training are: Basel III, Financial Risk Management, Forensic Auditing, Fraud Prevention and Detection, Internal Auditing and Internal Controls, Money Laundering, Budgeting and Costing, Financial Management, IFRS, Procurement, Project Finance, Project Management, Banking, Risk Management, Cash Management and Treasury, Data Analysis, Financial Modelling.

He has trained the Financial Audit Department of Dubai and the State Audit Institution of Oman in Forensic Audit in 2014.

In 2013 he became the UK representative of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals (IICFIP) and an accredited tuition centre in the UK and Europe. He is also an executive director and the treasurer of the Institute of Counter Fraud Specialists (ICFS) in the UK.

He is the course author of ‘How to become an Expert Witness’, ‘Anti-Money Laundering’ and ‘Fraud and Corruption’, a book on ‘VAT for Small Businesses’ and a Level 4 Diploma in Personal and Business Tax. He is the accounting tutor for Oxford College and the author of courses in Accounting, Economics and Mathematics.

He was a guest speaker at the 11th International Congress on Internal Control, Internal Audit, Fraud and Anti-Corruption Issues in Krakow (Poland) on 27-28 September, 2012. His topic was ‘Understanding and Preventing Corruption: Risk, Prevention and Reporting’.

In April 2014 he was also an international guess speaker at the Global Conference of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals (IICFIP) in Nairobi (Kenya). His topics were: ‘Professional Interviewing Techniques’, ‘Understanding Fraud and Corruption: What the numbers don’t tell you’ and ‘Data Analytics’.

He was also a speaker at the Annual Preventing Fraud and Corruption conference on ‘Combating Fraud and Corruption in the Construction Industry’ organised by HAYA Water in Muscat (Oman) on 3-4 December 2014.

International Experience: London (UK), Dubai (UAE), Abu Dhabi (UAE), Kuwait (Kuwait), Manama (Bahrain), Riyadh and Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Muscat (Oman), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Singapore, Manila (Philippines) Karachi and Lahore (Pakistan), Istanbul (Turkey), Johannesburg (South Africa), Nairobi (Kenya), Lima (Peru), Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), Accra (Ghana), Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Maputo (Mozambique), Dakar (Senegal), Mauritius, Labuan (Malaysia), Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Cairo (Egypt), Doha (Qatar), Lusaka (Zambia), Jakarta (Indonesia)

Margaret Stewart

Senior Consultant

Margaret studied accountancy at Glasgow University and then joined Ernst and Whinney now Ernst and Young.

She has worked with several accountancy firms where she specialised in External Audit. Through global auditing she gained a huge amount of insight into a variety of different business models with great experience dealing with a variety of clients providing accounting and taxation expertise and becoming directly involved with their business.

She has provided expert training in London and Glasgow for people starting their own business.

Margaret has worked with the business school at Strathclyde University and was a lecturer in accounting and finance for several years. Margaret lectured extensively overseas mainly in the Middle East and Far East on MBA and MSc programmes. She enjoyed MBA teaching in accounting and finance.

She works with two of the Professional Accounting Bodies, which included the World Bank and other consultancy work writing exam papers and marking.

She is an examiner for several accounting bodies.

Margaret enjoys risk management and corporate governance as well as traditional accounting subjects.

She has enjoyed various consultancy assignments mainly overseas in Azerbaijan and the Middle East.

Margaret has also worked on accounting for non-financial managers, risk and control strategies, financial risk management, the role of the audit committee, the role of the risk committee, success as a non-executive director, IAS and IFRS, financial analysis, budgeting, fraud prevention, internal control, corporate governance, and auditing.

Margaret has authored three accountancy books.

May Surgeoner

MSc Ba hons Dip.BA

Senior Consultant

May Surgeoner has extensive expertise internationally in Government Funded Business Development. May brings extensive experience of the education sector having spent 9 years with University for Industry (Ufi / learndirect), the world’s largest Government Funded E-learning Organisation.

In her position as Operations Director for Individuals, she was responsible for the delivery of employability and basic skills qualifications throughout the UK through a 700 strong supply chain and a contract delivery target value in the region of £75m – with a direct accountable budget of £25m. Aligned with this delivery was planning, commissioning , managing and motivating supply chains to deliver to target. In the last year May’s role at Ufi was Head of Government Accounts which included bidding for Government Funded Tenders in the Skills and Welfare Sectors.

Prior to Ufi, May worked in the National Health Service, Local Government and for a variety of commercial organisations.

In South Africa she was responsible for the services of SAFTO (South African Foreign Trade Organisation) across the Western Cape and Namibia. May holds an MA in Marketing and Diplomas in International Marketing and Management as well as E-learning Management. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

A specific area of expertise is developing a supply chain for delivering e-learning she was responsible for the supply chain modelling of Ufi’s expansion into 37 prisons of all categories across the UK as well as integrating e-learning into client training programmes and other client journeys such as welfare to work.

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