James (Jamie) Hunt Holley, Chief Executive Officer
Jamie joined Traxtion in June 2016 as the Chief Executive Officer. Jamie possess invaluable experience in the industry, gained through the 7 years that he was employed by Grindrod Limited. Jamie joined Grindrod Limited in 2009 as the Commercial Manager for Grindrod Rail and subsequently as the General Manager for Grindrod Corridor Management. In 2011, at the age of 31, James was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Grindrod Rail.
Jamie graduated with a B.Comm Hons (Man Acc) and B.Comm Hons (Accounting) from Stellenbosch University and the University of KwaZulu Natal respectively. Jamie is registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accounts as a qualified CA(SA).
Jamie completed his articles in 2005 at KPMG South Africa in their Financial Services department and then became an Audit Supervisor at KPMG Ireland. In 2007, Jamie returned to KPMG South Africa as a Manager in the Corporate Finance division and subsequently joined Grindrod in 2009.