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Dr. Johan Bosch

Group CEO and Founder of POLC Global and Sportbot Holdings International.

Johan holds a doctorate in Expert Support Systems from the University of Johannesburg. He spent several years as an advisory consultant specialising in future proof IT Strategy, IT Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security for PwC, Ernst & Young and Deloitte and ran several programmes for ABSA Bank, Barclays, Standard Bank and Discovery Bank. Some of his experience include the role of Group CIO of a multi-national bank in Africa. For the last few years he consulted as CTO for two of the largest international BPO’s in South Africa. Johan is a thought leader in future proof Fintech companies and financial switching systems using artificial intelligence or human expert support systems. He is extremely passionate about alleviating global poverty through the patented technology of POLC.

Huw Hughes

Group CFO - UK

Huw is a senior finance leader with over 30 years of work experience. He has held finance executive

roles in Europe, USA and the Middle East. Having worked his way up to senior finance roles over a period of 20 years in the automotive industry working for Jaguar and Ford, Huw subsequently took on senior roles in the Middle East working for Dow Jones listed Estee Lauder, DAX listed Bilfinger SE and FTSE listed ISG PLC.

In his most recent role he was Divisional CFO at Alshaya Group, a 60,000 employee company

based in the Middle East. He is an avid follower of sports and a lover of the great outdoors.


Mark Oldham


Mark holds a BSc Administration degree from Wake Forest University in the USA. 35 year golf industry veteran having built a deep network of key industry Relationships and Friendships. He started his career running professional golf tournaments on the PGA and LPGA Tours, building high level relationships throughout the golf industry. This led to an introduction to the founding team of the Golf Channel. As a Senior-level executive that launched the Golf Channel cable television network in 1995 with Arnold Palmer, he was part of an incredible team that help build the Golf Channel brand and take it from 0 to over 100 million households and build total revenues to over $500 million. Mark managed top level strategic partnerships and rights holder relationships with the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour, LPGA Tour, PGA of America, United States Golf Association, European PGA Tour and Canadian PGA Tour. Most recently, he has worked with the Bobby Jones Links, a solutions and management company based in Atlanta, canvassing and building relationships with clubs and courses across the country.

Julian Holms

Julian Holmes


An experienced international businessman involved in the many facets of the sports industry. Spent 35 years based in Dubai working with companies like Adidas, Nike, Royal Sporting House and Canterbury. Played golf as a professional for 10 years, 5 spent on the Asian Tour. Passion for sport and the people involved in it. Looking forward to an exciting new challenge with Sportbot.


Mark Thompson


From South Africa to Dubai, Mark is a passionate and accomplished scratch golfer having represented the scratch team at The Els Club Dubai for many years. With a great passion for golf and other sports, and 28 years of experience in the IT industry, Mark founded a golf tech and game improvement company that aims to help golfers of all levels achieve their full potential by creating digital profiles and baselines through data analysis on and off the course. This has enabled Mark to build many personal and professional relationships within the sporting world.

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Glenn Nugent

CEO - South Africa

‘My passion is sports, and my superpower is connecting people”. Glenn has been practicing as an optometrist for 26 years and found a way of combining his true passion with his career by completing a postgrad in sports vision. Being an optometrist has taught him that communication and connecting with people is crucial to success and that is what
he brings with him. He represented
his school at provincial and national level in rugby and triathlon. Glenn currently enjoys a good game of tennis or golf when time allows.  Glenn is the CEO for Sportbot in South Africa.

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Heather Kelly

Chief of Staff - South Africa

Heather is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand having qualified as an Organisational Psychologist and is registered with the Health Professional Council of South Africa.  She has 20+ years’ experience operating as a Human Resource professional and has worked in global organisations across the world.  She has acquired experience form many industries, in senior positions that have equipped her with extensive experience in all aspects of Human Resources.  She has operated at an executive level with frequent interaction at board and chairman level.  The global companies that she has worked for are Coca-Cola, Standard Chartered and AngloGold Ashanti. She has managerial and leadership skills having managed and led teams of a diverse nature across the world.