The Team 

Dedicated individuals

William Saunders

William Saunders

CEO and Founder

Wits MA Interactive media, UJ Btech Industrial Design

William has over 12 years human centred design experience and has built UX systems for large corporates and digital products for tech startups, two of which he co-founded. He has experience in financial services, insurance, telecoms, e-commerce, consumer services and has a deep understanding of the intersection between technology, business and the user experience.

Lisa Arrenbrecht

Lisa Arrenbrecht

Director of Research and Customer Experrience Design

Wits BArchitectural Studies, WBS PDM

Lisa has over 8 years experience designing products, services and experiences for the financial sector, working with large corporates and fintech startups, including the launch of a new digitally-led South African bank. She has experience in local and cross-border payments, forex and trade, financial literacy, transactional products and credit scoring.

Lisa Arrenbrecht

Ryan McDonald

Director of Technology and Legal Innovation

Stellenbosch BA PPE, BA Hons Philosophy, UCT LLB, Rhodes BSc Hons Computer Science

Ryan comes from a legal and technology background. He has 7 years post qualification experience having practiced at leading national (Webber Wentzel) and global (Clyde & Co) law firms. He is also an experienced programmer and has recently formalised this by completing a BSc Computer Science Honours.  Ryan has combined his legal and technology passions to become a contract automation specialist.  His most recent project involved building an online sales agreement generation and signing solution for Balwin properties, a JSE listed company.

Andrea Wilkins

Andrea Wilkins

User Experience Researcher and Designer

Open Window BA Interactive Development

Andrea has experience in front-end development, user experience design and graphic design, having assisted in designing reports and projects for the South African National Department of Health. She also has experience in editing, copywriting and social media management.

Andrea Wilkins

Tim Botha

Product (UX and UI) Designer

University of Pretoria, BA Information Design

Tim comes from a strong user focussed background, having worked in asset management software systems where he provided training for end users and set up functional requirements documentation. Tim’s passion for product design is evident in his experience designing a travel app and a B2B tech app. His illustration talents got him nominated for three Student Loerie Awards in 2020.