Chief Executive Officer – Goscor Group
Neil joined the Goscor Group of Companies in early 2008 as the Group Finance Director. A qualified Chartered Accountant (CA(SA)), Neil studied at UCT and then completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche. His career started in the investment management world where Neil played a significant role in building an asset management business called Melville Douglas which he was MD of for a number of years. This business was acquired by Standard Bank in 2001. As a Director Neil was given a number of different leadership positions within Standard Bank, being appointed as Director and Head of Private Banking and Wealth in 2006.
Neil was appointed as CEO of Goscor in 2010 when Imperial acquired a controlling interest in the Group. Neil is a passionate cyclist, golfer and family man.
Managing Director – Goscor Access Rental
Andrew officially joined Goscor Access Rental on 23rd November 2015. Andrew, who recently attained a post graduate diploma in business management from Nottingham Trent University in the UK, brings tremendous business as well as technical experience to GAR, having held key positions at Kentz Construction, Terex Africa and Bell Equipment. During his time at Kentz, Andrew started a global internal assets division for the company which was managed from South Africa. Andrew was responsible for controlling over 5000 pieces of equipment worldwide
Andrew is a family man with 3 beautiful kids and loves his wife dearly; his hope for the future is that his three children lead a long and successful life.
Managing Director – Goscor Hi-Reach
George has been involved with the powered access or MEWP Industry (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms) since 1998 when he came into contact with the equipment in Europe during his duties at Johnson Crane Hire as Business Development Director. He founded Johnson Access in the Murray & Roberts Group in 1999 and Hi-Reach as the Genie distributorship in 2005. He holds a Master of Business Leadership (MBL) from UNISA and is involved with various industry bodies such as the Institute for work at height (IWH) and Contractors Plant Hire Association (CPHA), as director and Executive member of both associations. George is an avid reader, golfer but ultimately an industry player.
Group Financial Director
Francois holds a B Compt degree from Unisa and completed his articles at a medium sized Audit Firm in Cape Town.
He joined an Industrial Equipment group in December 1999 as Financial Manager in Cape Town and relocated to Johannesburg during 2002 for the same group where he fulfilled Financial Manager roles both locally and in the UK for a total of 10 years.
Francois joined the Goscor Group in January 2010 as the Group Financial Manager.