B.Comm (Bus Finance)
Lawrence is currently (2019 – Current) the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Madini Minerals Group. Lawrence is responsible for all the group financial activities and reporting processes, as well as contributing to the strategic direction of the group along with the senior management team.
Prior to this role, Lawrence was the Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary (2010 to 2018) of Kore Potash Ltd (previously Elemental Minerals Ltd (ELM)), a London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) dual listed mineral exploration Company.
Earlier in his career, (2004-2009) Lawrence formed and took the role of Managing Director of DF2 Consulting (Pty) Ltd, a South African specialist financial outsourcing entity. It was during this period that he was seconded under a long term contract by Barclays Bank plc, to assist with the strategy, analysis and implementation of their consolidation strategy on the African continent.
Prior to forming DF2 Consulting in 2004, in 1998, he joined Gensec Bank Ltd, as financial manager responsible for the group underwriting division.
In 1999 he was transferred to Dublin, Ireland, where he was tasked with setting up the entire Irish operation, from regulatory licenses to complete operational functioning. During his tenure in Ireland, he was involved in the set-up, operations and investment management of the companies offshore underwriting funds.