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Curious. Focused. Exceptional

StructureIt is a team of curious, passionate experts – dedicated to advancing and shaping the future of the credit and commercial real estate markets. Since 2006, we’ve been building software – from deal management solutions to complex transaction reporting to data systems. We’ve implemented over 50+ start-to-finish projects. We’re growing fast and have a presence across five continents.

Even though we’re proud of what we’ve achieved for our clients, what makes us different is how we partner with them.

A few more facts about us

18+

Years in business

14

Projects built with a single client

50+

Projects completed to date

05

Footprint across continents

90+

Employees and growing

Our Company Values

Curiosity

We are open to new ideas and fresh perspectives, always ready to challenge ourselves and the status quo. So we never settle, never stop improving and never stop learning.

Can-do

We welcome challenges and don’t shy away from problems. Flexible, agile and adaptable, we step up and get things done – with energy and enthusiasm.

Accountability

Constantly striving for excellence, we take ownership and responsibility, pushing ourselves and each other. We check in, follow up, own our mistakes and fix them.

Simplicity

We keep things simple and straightforward, make them easy and uncomplicated. We focus on transparency and clarity, working with integrity and sincerity.

Communication

We believe that communication is at the heart of collaboration. We value diversity and individuality, listen with our hearts and heads and are honest and kind, clear and direct.

Wellbeing

To work well, do well and live well, we need to be well. So we make work a happy, healthy and flexible place, celebrating achievements and each other. And take time out.

Our Leadership Team

Co-Chief Executive Officer, SA

Co-Chief Executive Officer, UK

Chief Technology Officer, UK

Chief Finance, Risk & Operations Officer, UK

Chief Customer Officer, SA

Head of Business Line, SA

Head of Business Line, SA

Head of Business Line, SA

Head of Business Development, US

Head of People, SA

Co-Chief Executive Officer, SA

Starting his career within the regulatory arena managing counterparty risk across debt and equity instruments, he has been working with technology within the capital markets since 1997 and has been based in London, Dublin and Frankfurt, before settling in Johannesburg. Llewellyn founded StructureIt in 2006 with Tim, and now acts as a strategic advisor to the StructureIt leadership.

Co-Chief Executive Officer, UK

With over 25 years’ experience, Tim’s background in securitisation began with modelling some of the first European CLOs at JPMorgan before joining the EMEA Analytics group within the transaction banking division of Deutsche Bank. Tim founded StructureIt in 2006 with Llewellyn, and now acts as a strategic advisor to the StructureIt leadership.

Chief Finance, Risk & Operations Officer, UK

Josh, a self professed excel nerd, has been working in the accounting and finance industry for 10 years with exposure ranging from audit, financial system design and testing to financial management and financial modelling. Josh joined StructureIt in 2018 to centralise all accounting functions, to provide control and oversight over the Finance Function, ensure efficient allocation of capital and to provide access to key management information in a highly consumable manner.

Chief Technology Officer, SA

Pieter is passionate about all things tech and has happily spent over 20 years developing and architecting software solutions in a wide variety of industries ranging from short term insurance to securitisation. Since 2015 he has led a team  building and architecting a big data platform for Advanced Mortgage Analytics.. Alongside this as CTO, Pieter’s goals are to build great teams with a strong focus on quality deliverables, underpinned with a culture of curiosity and continuous improvement.

Head of Business Line, SA

Stuart has wide-ranging experience in building enterprise level software. Starting his career as a developer, he has also worked in systems analysis, solutions architecture, business consulting and pre-sales roles. From 2007 he has focused on project management and leading global development, implementation and support teams.  Stuart joined StructureIt in 2018 to focus on project delivery and client relationship management.

Head of Business Line, SA

Dave has been in the software industry for over 20 years having led implementations, managed services and development teams within the telecom and financial sectors. Through the course of his career he has worked within the areas of implementation, business analysis, consulting, pre-sales, solution architecture and project management. He joined StructureIt in 2018 to focus on project delivery and client relationship management, and building happy, delivery-focused teams that put communication at the forefront of ensuring customer satisfaction.

Chief Customer Officer, SA

Cath started her career in the field of energy and financial risk management software, specialising in credit risk management across both banking and trading products. Having worked in global sales and presales, she went into running the credit and ALM risk management software lines for IBM. Since joining in 2018, Cath has been working on key client relationships and client strategy to oversee the entire engagement with our customers to ensure client delight throughout the customer journey.

Head of Business Line, SA

Mike started his career in London working as a Business Analyst in banking. When he returned to Cape Town in 2000 he joined a life insurance company to assist in building an online unit trust trading platform, and then went on to work there for 12 years in various parts of the business delivering investment and risk products to Wealth customers. He then moved to a short term insurer as a Programme manager delivering a digital distribution channel into their organisation. In 2015 he changed sectors into Retail and delivered a transformational Digital programme for a leading Retailer. Mike joined StructureIt in 2023 and will be focusing on building a future fit team that delivers excellent solutions to our clients.

Head of Business Development, United States

Steve is an industry expert and CFA Charterholder with over 22 years of experience in CMBS, CLOs, and Commercial Real Estate FinTech with firms including Trepp, JP Morgan, and Standard and Poor’s. He is passionate about working with customers to create innovative solutions that optimize workflows and solve problems leveraging data and analytics. As a lifelong learner, he loves to explore new strategic opportunities, evaluate disruptive technologies, and develop new capabilities to deliver value to customers.

Head of People, SA

Having spent over 16 years in the Corporate world, working in the Finance Sector in diverse roles from Marketing to Money Market trading, to Business Development for the Private Clients arm of Nedbank / Old Mutual. Nicola then moved to EY and filled various roles including Business Development in the Assurance space working on Global Pursuits, Change Management, and Strategic Project management. She took a 2-year break when she had her twins and left the corporate world behind her to consult in executive search, then coaching businesses on recruitment strategies. This was her initial introduction to StructureIt and she finally joined in 2021. Nicola is passionate about building and maintaining a people-first culture.

Our Leadership Principles

Play people to their strengths

We focus on people’s strengths, and actively work with them to develop these

Approachable

We are humble, we ask, we believe more heads are better than one, we encourage opinion and debate, we are open to being challenged, we take this into consideration when making a decisions to move forward

Self-aware

We believe that to lead others you need to be able to know and lead yourself, we welcome and actively seek feedback to grow, we reflect on this and through this learn

Calm under pressure

We work together as a team under pressure, we maintain perspective, we actively manage our stress so that we are calm in high pressure situations

Authentic

We are authentic, honest and bring our whole selves to work, we are passionate

Empathy

We listen with our hearts and our heads, we hear people out, we embrace our humanity and the complexity of the world we live in, we allow people to be vulnerable in a safe environment

We take compliance and security seriously

SOC II Type 1
achieved in 2017
SOC II Type 1
achieved in 2017
SOC II Type 2
achieved in 2018
SOC II Type 2
achieved in 2018
Vendor Audits
100% successful
Vendor Audits
100% successful
GDPR compliant
across all applications
GDPR compliant
across all applications

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Taking compliance and security seriously

We are registered with the ICO (reference number ZA397954) and boast a flawless track record, achieving a 100% success rate in vendor audits.

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