Owner, Managing Director and Senior Consultant
Vincent joined the Saraband Solutions team in 2008 and took over ownership of the company in 2016. Vincent holds an Honors Degree in Criminology obtained from the University of Pretoria and is a Certified Fraud Examiner with the ACFE. Vincent holds other professional memberships at globally recognized organisations such as World Association of Detectives (WAD) and the Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA).
Vincent's experience and expertise include:
- Criminal investigations
- Internal / misconduct related investigations
- In-country crisis response consulting on K&R, extortion, communicated threats and detention cases as part of the URG team
- Active management of security assigments in partnership with a boutique security and journey management firm
- Threat and risk assessments
Administrator, PA and Vetting Specialist
Janine joined the Saraband team in 2018 and is responsible for the day-to-day office administration and internal accounts as well as the oversight of client vetting projects.
Janine ensures compliance with legal requirements for vetting purposes and coordinates and manages pre-employment screening contracts for Saraband. This includes coordinating candidates, taking fingerprints for biometric based criminal record checks, conducting qualification verifications, conducting credit enquiries and compiling vetting packages that are tailored to the client’s requirement.
Forensic Investigator and Information Specialist
Jacqie joined the Saraband team in February 2017 as a Due Dilligence specialist and has shown an eagerness to develop within the company, resulting in her taking up a position as Junior Investigator as well following courses completed in Forensic Investigations. Jacqie also holds a 3 year diploma in Human Resources Management and this background and her experience gained has made her a critical element of harassment and similar misconduct investigations.
Jacqie conducts the due dilligence investigations for Saraband and has established sustainable relationships with reliable intelligence sources across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Data Analyst and Forensic Investigator
Marius joined Saraband Solutions in 2014 and through his extensive experience in logistics and supply-chain management has gained an edge in data analytics and processing. This background has also given Marius te necesarry tools to excell as an investigator in logistics and warhousing related misconduct cases.
Prior to entering the logistics and supply-chain fields Marius worked as an Internal Investigator at the Department of Correctional Services
In addition to this, Marius has sound knowledge and experience in security risk mitigation which is utilised in his current position through risk and site security surveys and mitigation strategies.
Associates, Partnerships and Consultants
Saraband Solutions has built up a network of local and globally recognised associates and consultants in amongst others the following fields:
- Risk and threat assessments
- Surveillance and undercover operations
- Polygraph examinations
- Handwriting analysis
- Pre-employment screening (national and global footprint)
- Computer forensics
- TCSM investigations
- Executive protection services
These partnerships have allowed Saraband Solutions to remain on the forefront of providing a high quality and driven service to our clients with a diverse set of skills on offer.
In June 2017 a global partner of Saraband Solutions published the following media release on their website:
LYON - FRANCE, 04/06/2017 – In the context of its expansion, CORPGUARD announces today the signing of a partnership agreement with Saraband Solutions, business intelligence, investigation and risk management specialist based in South Africa. This partnership will allow CORPGUARD to benefit from its expertise in Southern Africa and to rely on its operational capabilities. Saraband Solutions LTD will take advantage of CORPGUARD’s knowledge and network in West Africa, North Africa and Europe.
Memberships and Affiliations
- ACFE – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- CRIMSA – Criminological and Victimilogical Society of Southern Africa
- WAD – World Association of Detectives
- PSIRA - Private Securty Industry Regulatory Authority