Jacques has been the CEO of Inspired Testing since its inception in 2019 and is based in London, United Kingdom. After joining DVT, a sister company, in 2007 he soon transitioned into an executive role. He now challenges the boundaries of what seems possible for everyone at Inspired Testing.
Previously, Jacques worked in Banking and Financial Services and has held the position of Director at Dynamic Technologies since 2015.
Jacques holds an MBA (Negotiation/ IT Audit) from Heriot-Watt University as well as a B.Com Banking Degree from the University of Pretoria.
Globally celebrated businesswoman and humanitarian Amanda Dambuza serves as the Non-Executive Director of Inspired Testing. She was the 2017 overall winner of the Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Award.
Prior to founding her own companies, Amanda had spent most of her 13-year corporate career in Information Technology in the Financial Services Industry. She has held various senior roles at all four major banks in South Africa, including as Chief Information Officer at Barclays Africa.
Amanda is a Wits University and Duke Corporate Education graduate. She is also a certified PMP®, PRINCE2®, AGILE and ITILL.
Lucas has been Inspired Testing’s Chief Operating Officer since March 2020 after serving as its Executive for Solutions Delivery. Prior to joining Inspired Testing, he was the Head of Delivery at DVT’s Global Testing Centre, responsible for delivering outsourced automation and performance testing solutions to clients in South Africa and the United Kingdom.
Lucas has spent decades in primarily the Fintech Industry leading change in Systems Delivery and Business Development.
Lucas holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Johannesburg.
Leon started as a Test Consultant at Inspired Testing and has been serving in an Executive role since 2019, including that of Chief Delivery Officer and now Chief Technology Officer.
Leon spent 10 years as a Director at a software testing firm in London, UK before returning to South Africa. He has a keen eye for detail with quality always front of mind and has filled various test management and test lead roles during his decades-long career, particularly within the Retail Technology industry.
Leon is a certified Scrum Master and holds an Advanced Business certification from the Stellenbosch Business School, as well as an Advanced Level ISTQB certification.
Nadine joined Inspired Testing as an Executive in 2019 after serving as Practice Head and Head of Managed and Professional Services of DVT’s Global Testing Solutions since 2017. She played a key part in the company’s expansion into the UK as well as establishing Inspired Testing as a pure-play software testing company.
Nadine has more than 20 years of experience within the technology industry servicing within various management and C-level roles pertaining to global organisational growth and development, strategic consulting, and services innovation. Building high-performing consulting teams to problem-solve organisations’ technology needs and drive revenue growth.
Nadine holds a BSc IT Information and Knowledge Systems degree from the University of Pretoria as well as a BSc (Honors) IT Information Systems from the University of South Africa. She also holds a University of Stellenbosch Business School MBA Essentials certification.
Etienne joined Inspired Testing in 2021 and is currently serving as the Managing Executive of the financial services vertical.
Etienne has decades of experience in the ICT, Financial Services, and Engineering sectors where he has been driving strategy execution through programmes and projects.
Etienne holds a B.com (Honors) Informatics degree from the University of Johannesburg.
Jéhan has been leading Consulting and Architecture at Inspired Testing since 2022, providing test expertise, strategic guidance, and competency development. He plays a key role in developing our testing talent to reach their full potential through The Guild, Inspired Testing’s knowledge-sharing platform.
Jéhan has a wealth of software testing experience spanning two decades. He sees himself as a test philosopher and freethinker. His expertise lies in defining, uncovering, and articulating the value of software testing.
Jéhan holds an MBA from Nelson Mandela University , with a focus on defining the success of software development projects.
Becca joined Inspired Testing in 2021 as the Talent Acquisition Manager (UK & Ireland) and is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. She now serves as the Global Head of Talent Acquisition, working to bring the best in software quality assurance talent to Inspired Testing.
Becca has worked as a technical and corporate recruiter in the UK for several years, scouting the best talent in different IT disciplines, including quality assurance.
Becca holds a BA (HONS) in Fashion and Textiles Design from the University of the West of England.
Bruce is an Expert in Performance, Automated, and Functional Software Testing solutions and has been with Inspired Testing since its inception in 2016. He is based in London, UK, but used to serve as the Practice Head: Quality Assurance for DVT in Gauteng.
Bruce was part of the pioneering team that spearheaded DVT’s international expansion into the UK, shortly after which Inspired Testing was launched. His expertise allows him to provide clients with excellent testing solutions that integrate frictionlessly into their existing business processes.
Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science (HONS) in Financial Mathematics from the University of Pretoria.
Lloyd has been with Inspired Testing since their expansion into the UK in 2019 and is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He serves clients in the UK, mainland Europe, and North America.
Lloyd has a strong focus on building strong customer relationships and organisational growth and has been instrumental in establishing and growing Inspired Testing in the UK. He has extensive knowledge of the UK market, especially in the field of software testing.
Lloyd holds a Bachelor of Science from Heriot-Watt University.
Clinton joined Inspired Testing in 2019 as Chief Growth Officer and now serves as Director of Sales.
Clinton’s experience as a sales lead and business development manager spans decades across business and IT. He has significant experience within the financial services vertical.
Clinton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Planning and Services from the University of Free State, and a Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Financial Services), Finance and Financial Management Services from Rutherford University.
Karin has been part of the Inspired Testing journey right from the start, serving as the Group Marketing Manager of Dynamic Technologies before moving to Inspired Testing at its inception in 2019.
Karin has a wealth of experience in the Information Technology sector and plays a vital role in both internal and external communications and marketing efforts within Inspired Testing.
Karin holds a B. Tech degree in Town and Regional Planning from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, as well as Business Management and Digital Marketing Certificates from the Stellenbosch Business School.
Julian's experience in sales has been invaluable since joining Inspired Testing in 2022. He has played a crucial role in identifying business opportunities and building lasting relationships with clients to drive sustainable financial growth on a global scale.
As an integral member of the Sales team, Julian's expertise and collaborative approach have contributed to the company's success in the sales arena.
Julian is currently making excellent progress towards a B.Com degree in Marketing and Management at IMM Graduate School.
Jody has over 25 years of experience within the technology and information services sector and joined Inspired Testing in 2023 as Director of Sales.
Jody has an excellent reputation as a strategic business development and sales executive who integrates a high business acumen with an uncompromising focus on customer solutions.
Jody holds an MDP in Business Administration and Management from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.
AB has been part of Inspired Testing since 2020 and currently serves as its Financial Manager.
He brings a wealth of expertise to Inspired Testing, including in Group Financial Statement Reporting, Financial Accounting, Taxation, External Audit, Corporate Finance, and Manage Accounting.
AB holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and External Audit, and is registered as a Professional Accountant (SA) with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants.