Takura is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Micro-Business Manager. He also holds a double degree in Accounting & Finance. Over the last 14 years, Takura has been fortunate enough to gain experience working with numerous Fortune 500 companies in a wide range of industries, responsible for budgets of up to $500m. He excelled in forecasting, strategic planning, analysis, execution and monitoring. This exposure allowed Takura to crystallize his skills as an analyst, in particular, identifying strategies to make sustainable savings, drive up profit and revenue without sacrificing the identity of the business.
Takura has been described as a reliable, knowledgeable, perceptive, and well-spoken business advisor and has experienced great success in helping entrepreneurs and businesses achieve their strategic goals. His specialities include working with entrepreneurs to present their business idea in the most well considered, succinct and compelling manner, to ensure the highest chance of success. He works closely with entrepreneurs from concept to realisation, guiding them through the many hurdles that they may face. Even the most experienced business owners need a knowledgeable and trustworthy sounding board, Takura provides that and more.
It is not unusual for things to veer off plan slightly once a business goes live. Takura believes that this is a critical time for him to support his clients, using his extensive network and experience to help them stay on track.
Takura’s passion also lies in facilitating business growth strategic reviews and planning. Due to persistent changes in technology, consumer needs, competition and company resources, conducting reviews on a business's current strategy is a niche Takura is rapidly gaining recognition for.
Recent projects have spanned across the Insurance, Education, Health Care, Trades, Marketing and Hospitality industries. These were all successful businesses in their own right, however, they recognised the benefit of engaging a specialist who could undertake a robust review, gaining important insights from a 'fresh pair of eyes'. A natural 'out of the box thinker', Takura is a person that excels at the challenge of maximising business performance.
When not travelling, Takura enjoys playing futsal, golf, watching sports and socialising with friends. He is a citizen of the world, who loves learning something new every day.