Over the past year DebtBusters has seen a drastic increase in the amount of employers seeking help for their employees who are feeling the strain from their financial burdens. Concerns about the implications of the Amendments to the National Credit Act soon to be enforced and South Africa’s growing debt problem has gained a high profile.
4 November 2013
Samara Velthuysen is a determined and driven individual with high standards and integrity. She is experienced in strategic people management, project management and process optimisationand is passionate about technology, people and education.
In 2004, Samara graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with an Honours Degree in Consumer Science.
Thereafter, whilst working, she completed Diploma in Project Management and a Diploma in Business Management and is currently completing her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. The focus of her MBA is on Organisational Development and Innovation.
Samara has diverse work experience connected by the thread of technology. She started her career working for Deloitte in Cape Town on an electronic learner tracking system project in conjunction with the Western Cape Department of Education, where she managed a portfolio of 40 schools.
From there she joined New Dimension Technology (Pty) Ltd, a software development company, where she spent several years running the Production department and managing the company’s Human Resources. Samara then went on to fulfil the role of General Manager at Fulloutput, an IT infrastructure services and support company who cater for the Medical Industry.
Samara joined DebtBusters as Business Development Manager in June 2013 and is responsible for the several projects which contribute to the development and expansion of the business.