Lourens de Beer is an Executive Director, and CEO of Blue Diagonal Capital Ltd. He is a member of the Risk Management Committee.
Lourens has over 25 years of experience working in emerging markets including Standard Merchant Bank in South Africa where he was responsible for derivative trading (fixed income, foreign exchange and equities), WestLB AG in London where he was Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe, former CIS and Africa (including positions on the Supervisory Boards of the WestLB subsidiaries in the region), and Ukraine Securities Holdings in Ukraine where he provided corporate finance and advisory services, including acting as advisor on several international bond issues.
Lourens is a holder of B.Ing. (Electronics) from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, a B.Com (Law) from the University of South Africa, and M.Com (Finance and Business Management) from Rand Afrikaans University in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also holder of CySEC Advanced Certification and Global Compliance certificate in regards to the provision of investment services.