Bernard is the founding Managing Director of the business and has been involved with supplying banking solutions since 1990. He joined CF Tulley Associates Zimbabwe’s largest IT company in 1988 where he rose to the rank of Sales and Marketing Director. He left to set up Tradanet Zimbabwe, the forerunner to Paynet, in 1997. In 2000 he was appointed CEO of African Lakes Technologies. In 2003 Bernard led the Management Buy Out of African Lakes Technologies in Zimbabwe and Kenya and which were re-branded Paynet. Bernard has led many large project installations and has also been commissioned by banks to develop marketing and business strategies. With his experience in running a successful outsource service he provides the realistic balance in terms of what a business needs to do to ensure success, and his skills in relationship management and strategic evaluation are focused on ensuring further growth of the business.