Frans joined Absolut Wealth Management in 2019, and manages the Forex trading and Compliance functions. He also advises on legal and HR matters.

He holds legal degrees from the University of Johannesburg and UNISA, a post graduate diploma in labour law and a HR management diploma.

He is registered with the South African Board of Personnel Practise as a Chartered HR Practitioner.

Previously, he spent 26 years in the corporate world, including 10 years at Edcon as HR Director of a subsidiary company, and 13 years at a French international bank, Credit Agricole CIB, as HR Executive for South Africa.

Prior to joining Absolut Wealth Management, he ran his own labour law practise, consulting to corporates and individuals on labour law and HR management.