Who we are

Craig Olivier

Director

Craig Olivier has been at the heart of Genasys for almost 20 years and was part of the original team that started the development of SKi®. After finishing his studies in software design, he joined Genasys, where he quickly climbed the ranks to become the youngest director in the company. He started his career at Genasys as a developer and subsequently headed up the development team before moving into a more client-facing role. He has 20 years’ extensive experience in South African, UK and African short-term insurance compliance requirements.

“Craig currently heads up the sales and new business development teams, with the focus of positioning the technology and the SKi® platform in existing and new client opportunities.” 

André Symes

Director

André initially held the reigns as head of the marketing division but after his appointment as COO in 2016 he has been instrumental in smoothing the operating procedures for the company. He is passionate about the development of SMEs, particularly in creating operating platforms, workflows and driving efficiencies using technology. His vision for the company is very much aligned with the benefits that our primary product, SKi®, offers to clients.

“André has been involved with the setup and development of several technology-based businesses, including hardware, help-desk support, networking and the innovative UI software and solutions.”

Steve Symes

Chairman

Steve has been involved in system software development and management since the 1980s. After completing a BSc degree in computer science at the University of Natal and UNISA, he has been actively involved in the design, development and implementation of software solutions for the insurance industry. This experience has outlined the need for structured development processes, and the importance of data analysis, especially in the insurance sector.

The opportunity to develop a customer-centric insurance management platform for a European insurer in 1997 was the start of Genasys Technologies, and what was to become SKi®(Software Key to Insurance).

Tassos Anastasiou

Strategic Advisor

A trained actuary, Tassos started his career at Deloitte then Ernst and Young before spending six years at the Emerging Markets business at RSA as chief actuary, CFO and ultimately CEO.

More recently Tassos has turned his focus to insurtech and fintech where he operates as found, advisor or business angel investor. Tassos joined Genasys UK in 2018. 

Darren Price

Strategic Advisor

Former RSA Group Chief Information Officer, Darren, has joined Genasys Technologies as a strategic advisor to its newly launched UK operation. As Group CIO, Darren had global responsibility for RSA’s 35 operating companies across the UK, Ireland, Canada, Scandinavia and the Middle East.

Darren was voted Computing 2017 CIO of the Year for delivering technology and digital transformation and was included within the Global Top 100 CIOs in 2017.”

"A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating."

-Elon Musk

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Culture

The Genasys Technologies culture fosters growth and resilient relationships, in terms of our staff and clients. CEO Steve Symes often says, “Never forget to have fun”, and stresses the importance of keeping a balance between fun and hard work, which, along with the cultivation of incomparable talent at Genasys, forms the cornerstone of the company ethos. Each employee at Genasys is handpicked from all walks of life, enriching the company with their unique personalities and brilliant minds. A culture of interaction and shared ideas, one that fosters happy and content employees, inevitably leads to happy clients.