One can best describe Louise as a serial entrepreneur with a passion for identifying opportunities that can fundamentally change and improve the way things work. After completing her Accounting Articles and a stint in the corporate world, she realized that starting something new and building it into an innovative and sustainable initiative/business is where her passion lies. She has continued with this approach and have founded a number of start-up companies and had taken them to maturity. Louise has completed several projects within the context of these organizations that have fundamentally changed the way things are done.
Louise is passionate about building companies from within, by attracting talented and innovative professionals. She has more than 25 years’ experience and leadership in International Trade, Logistics, Supply Chain, Customs and the Information Technology industry along with an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking mindset and demonstrated track record of accomplishments.
She is passionate about digital and process transformation, which drives not only Trade Facilitation, but also lowers costs and optimizes business activities across a wide variety of industries and across the globe.
Identifying opportunities and areas for Trade Facilitation has become critically important to ensure that the international trade flows can be optimized and this is a big focus and priority area for her.
Environmental conservation, MSME and Women in Trade has over the years become a particular area of focus and interest for Louise.
Day 1: Wednesday 8 November 2023