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OUR TEAM

CREATIVE COLLABORATION

Ilion embodies a dynamic work philosophy and unique company culture defined by

invested integrity, sound stewardship, active accountability, and compassion,

anchored by agile assertiveness so we can make bold decisions and drive pioneering progress.

We want to solve your problems.

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Keenan Lakey

DATA ANALYST

Pg.Dip Management Accounting

A data analyst and business intelligence professional who loves solving complex problems by using a variety of tools.

 

Keenan excels at automating those mundane but critical tasks, and providing an end-to-end solution which transcends mere actionable reporting into a truly pixel-perfect experience.

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Eugeniya Karatyan

DATA ANALYST

B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematical Statistics

A quantitative analyst with vast understanding of statistical and other analytical techniques.

 

She is driven to improve her skills, while approaching problems in a creative manner. Currently focused on data manipulation and end-to-end business solutions.

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Nompumelelo Sibiya

DATA ANALYST

M.Sc. Data Science

Data analyst with a Master of Sciences in Data Science and experience executing data-driven solutions to increase efficiency and accuracy in the world of financial services.

Nompumelelo enjoys applying her data analysis skills to extract insights from large data sets to visualize them into a meaningful story.

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Fortune Chidzikwe

DATA ENGINEER

MSc. Computer Science

Experienced data engineer with a software engineering background whose expertise lies in designing and implementing robust data pipelines by combining the best of both fields.

 

He aims to solve problems by taking a customer-centric approach. He has experience working in the medical and marketing industries.

DATA ANALYST

B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematical Statistics

A quantitative analyst with vast understanding of statistical and other analytical techniques.

 

She is driven to improve her skills, while approaching problems in a creative manner. Currently focused on data manipulation and end-to-end business solutions.

DATA ANALYST

M.Sc. Data Science

Data Analyst with a Master of Sciences in Data Science and experience executing data-driven solutions to increase efficiency and accuracy in the world of financial services.

Nompumelelo enjoys applying her data analysis skills to extract insights from large data sets to visualize them into a meaningful story.

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Michaela Harrison

DATA ANALYST

BSc. (Hons) Statistics

Highly detail-oriented business analyst with experience in data analytics and artificial intelligence.

 

With a passion for education, she likes to help clients tell their data stories in the most understandable way. Michaela also believes in continuous learning and constantly improving her skills.

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Nikita Reddy

DATA ANALYST

B.Com Accounting | CIMA

An enthusiastic data analyst who is passionate about the fusion of Finance and Data Analysis.

 

She thrives on challenges and is always eager to develop her skill set.

 

Her current focus is on internal audit and cloud-based data analytics.

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Tevez Cebekulu

DATA ANALYST

BSc. (Hons) Statistics

Passionate SAS programmer, with good exposure in Health, Pharmaceuticals and Banking. Solid experience in Credit Risk Modelling (IFRS9), Data Analysis and Reporting. Interests include Data Engineering, AWS and coding.

 

Enjoys researching, working with Big Data and solving complex problems.

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Nick Konstantopoulos

DATA ENGINEER

BSc. (Hons) Electrical/Information Engineering

As a senior data engineer, Nick is a creative and pragmatic problem-solver with over 10 years' experience in banking data.

 

He specialises in Big Data, Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Data Engineering

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Mukondeleli Negukhula

DATA ANALYST

BSc. Computer Science

A curious data scientist with a solid background in computer science.

 

Passionate about using data to extract insights and making sense of messy data, which can be used to make strategic decisions. Devoted to improving her skills and continuous learning.

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Morne Bester

DATA ENGINEER

B.Com Economics

A data engineer with a background in data modeling, data analysis and data visualization.


Particularly enjoys building and automating the flow of data, from data ingestion to data visualization.

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Mendi Ngiba

DATA ANALYST

N.D. Information Technology

Certified professional with a strong Business Intelligence and Analytics background and a demonstrated history of working in the Consulting and Health Care space. 
 

Mendi is skilled in data collection, analysis, modeling and visualization.

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Luandrie Potgieter

DATA ANALYST

MSc. Advanced Data Analytics

With a Masters in Advanced Data Analytics, Luandrie has extensive knowledge of high-level statistical concepts, including applied machine learning, pattern recognition, and big data analytics.

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Chelsea Masike

DATA ANALYST

BSc. Computer Science

A business intelligence developer with experience in data analysis, integration, modeling and visualization within the Mining and Banking sectors. Chelsea enjoys identifying and analyzing behavioural data and patterns to create data-driven solutions.

 

She is Microsoft, IBM, and Tableau certificated, and earning a B.Sc. with Honours in Data Science.

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Aharon Saacks

DATA ENGINEER

B.Eng (Electrical and Electronic)

Senior data engineer with extensive financial services experience in Banking and Insurance.

 

Aharon specialises in data integration, business intelligence and office productivity development.

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Arden Viljoen

DATA ANALYST

B.Com (Hons) Statistics  & Data Science

B.Com (Hons) Financial Management Sciences

Highly motivated data analyst with a wide-ranging interest in the fields of data science, information technology and finance. Employs statistics and machine learning algorithms to analyse large data sets and build predictive models.

 

With experience in the finance field, Arden enjoys solving complex problems using data science.

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Ashmika Maney

QUANTITATIVE ANALYST

BSc. Mathematics & Statistics

A risk analyst who thoroughly enjoys using statistical and analytical techniques to solve financial problems.

 

Ashmika is driven to learn and improve her skillset and then implement them into the customization, improvement, and optimization of existing forecast models.

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Paulus Viljoen

DATA ENGINEER

N.D. Electrical Engineering

Experienced data professional with the ability to design, construct, implement, test and maintain the technology.

Focused on creating the infrastructure needed to make quality data available for informing an organisation’s financial activities to drive profitability, and making the business future fit.

 

Paulus has experience in the Financial, Manufacturing, Retail and Telecoms industries.

DIRECTORS

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Beulah Bekker

DIRECTOR

OPERATIONS

MSc. Quantitative Risk Management

Experienced data science specialist with a Master of Science in Quantitative Risk Management.

 

With a demonstrated history of working in the Banking and Insurance industry, Beulah is skilled in Statistical Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics and Data Engineering.

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Beyers Rossouw

DIRECTOR

FINANCIAL RISK FORECASTING & OPTIMISATION

BSc. Agric. | MBL

Over 20 years' experience in risk management for financial institutions. Specialising in credit risk, stress testing and risk appetite.

 

Beyers is passionate about building tools and models that integrate and optimise.

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Phildo Steyn

DIRECTOR

DATA ANALYTICS & VISUALISATION

CA(SA) | CFA | PRM

Phildo has more than 25 years' experience in Financial Markets, Banking and Insurance.

 

He brings the perfect combination of analytical thinking and business skills to the Ilion team.

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Peter Gross

DIRECTOR

DATA MANAGEMENT

MBA | MSc. Eng | PRM

A data management and certified professional risk manager (PRM) with more than 20 years’ experience working in Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications, and Manufacturing.

 

Peter's interests include financial risk, systems development, and optimization, with experience in the areas of Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Master Data Management, Data Science and Auditing.

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