As the founder and MD of Global Trade Solution, she has more than 25 years’ experience in the international trade and supply chain environment. The objective of Louise and her competent team at GTS is to provide an end-to-end integrated solution to enable the streamlining of the international trading activities both from an import and export perspective. Linking all the different trade partners in the international supply chain and the various statutory organizations, which includes the key role played by the various Custom Authorities, into a single enabling platform.
GTS is leveraging blockchain technology and Louise is championing a blockchain pilot ‘proof of concept’ with various role players to help shape the future of the industry.
Louise, holds a B.Com from the University of Stellenbosch and a B.Compt (Hons) from the University of South Africa, as well as a number of diplomas in International Trade and Project Management. Prior to founding GTS, Louise worked at a major manufacturing company, as well as various export organisations in South Africa. She has performed extensive consulting and international trade enablement throughout the Southern Africa region.