Our team of experienced specialists have strong international financial market and
accounting experience as well as quantitative financial modelling expertise

Leadership

A blend of diverse experience and qualifications
 


ShareForce's management team, together, has extensive experience in the modelling of derivative financial instruments and IFRS 2 share-based payment transactions, and developing and distributing financial tools and products for a broad range of clients both locally and internationally. Our combination of multi-disciplinary and complementary skills ensures that we provide a product which is technically robust and complies with complex accounting standards. ShareForce falls within the VAT IT Group, a global company which services over 8 000 clients in 100 countries worldwide, across a wide range of sectors.



 

Michael Ketz

Managing Director

Michael founded ShareForce together with VAT IT in 2015. Prior to founding ShareForce, Michael managed a team, who consulted on complex share scheme valuations, BEE transactions, as well as other exotic derivative and treasury management structures for the Capital Markets division at Deloitte & Touché. Michael also has over a decade of experience in banking and financial markets, and has worked at major banks trading derivatives and managing financial risks. Michael holds the following degrees: B Sc. Hons in Advanced Mathematics of Finance (WITS University); a B Com in Finance and Mathematics (WITS University); as well as the Registered Persons Exams (RPE); and a Certificate in International Treasury Management (Association of Corporate Treasurers UK).

 

Christo Kritzinger

Head of Technology

Christo joined ShareForce at its inception. Prior to ShareForce, Christo was instrumental in developing financial models and consulting on derivative financial instruments (vanilla and exotic equity derivatives) including complex share scheme valuations and BEE transactions for the Capital Markets division at Deloitte & Touché. He has an extensive programming and coding background. Christo holds the following degrees: M Sc. Eng. in Electronic Engineering (Cum Laude) (Stellenbosch University); B Eng. in Electronic Engineering with Computer Science (Cum Laude) (Stellenbosch University); Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

 

Daniel Ginsburg

Director

Daniel is a director of ShareForce. ShareForce is a subsidiary of VAT IT, which was co-founded by Daniel in 2000. Daniel is the Chief Operating Officer of VAT IT and is responsible for the operational aspect of VAT IT. Daniel contributes to the direction and development and distribution of ShareForce’s product and has extensive experience in distributing and managing a range of financial products. Daniel holds the following degrees: B. A; as well as an LLB Law (WITS University).

 

Saul Goldstein

Board Member

Saul sits on the board of ShareForce. ShareForce is a subsidiary of VAT IT, which was co-founded by Saul in 2000. Saul is the Chief Executive Officer of VAT IT and is responsible for the strategic direction of all aspects of the VAT IT business. Saul contributes to the direction and development and distribution of ShareForce’s product. Saul holds a Bachelor of Arts (WITS University).

Why use us?

Our robust system will eliminate risks and consolidate your tasks
 

Having dealt with some of the largest listed companies, we understand the importance of streamlining internal processes and managing risks. Operational risk and good governance is a pivotal focus for companies who are aiming to align to the principles of King III. As such, companies wish to reduce human error and use a system which is reliable, efficient, and built using robust mathematical models and technical excellence. At ShareForce we aim to make your life easier, grow your business, and eliminate risks with our robust system, and reduce time and costs spent on external skills.