Gisela studied at the University of Pretoria and obtained her Honours Degree in BCom (Acc) in 2001. She completed her articles with Deloitte and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2005. She started her corporate career as group accountant with Datacentrix, a complete ICT systems integrator, listed on the JSE. She spend the last three of the seven years with Datacentrix as the Group Financial Manager in charge of the full financial function. Subsequently she was appointed as Financial Director of G4S Secure Solutions, a multinational UK listed organisation in the security industry. Her responsibility spanned from finance with strict working capital management to IT – and ERP systems, legal, company secretarial, procurement and logistics. She brings with her experience in finance, information systems and operations.