Gavin Krugel

Co-Founder and CEO, Digital Frontiers

Gavin Krugel

Speaker Bio


Gavin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Frontiers; a specialised capacity building company focused on building SDG-aligned professions to help bridge human capital gaps slowing SDG implementation. He was one of the early pioneers in mobile payments and used that experience to venture into the development sector to focus on the use of technology to disrupt the status quo in financial services, healthcare and education. He is also the Chairman at TroyTyla Holdings, an Executive Director on the Digital Frontiers Board and a Non-Executive Director at DiaspoCare. Prior to Digital Frontiers, Gavin held senior leadership positions in VISA, GSMA, MasterCard, Vodacom, ABSA, Investec and Standard Bank. His latest projects include empowering excluded young entrepreneurs and equipping gender equality champions with the skills they need to kindle change. He has a Masters Degree in Global Business Management from Grenoble Ecole de Management in France.