7-8 June 2017, Nairobi, Kenya


Nico van Zyl

Sovereign Group

South African born, Nico joined Sovereign in 2013, working at the Group’s Gibraltar head office and he is currently relocating to their Mauritius office where he will be responsible for African business development focussing on corporate clients. Hugely experienced in corporate services provision in the gaming and emoney space, Nico has assisted a number of the world’s largest gaming companies who are based in Gibraltar with their corporate structuring requirements and providing ancillary services to them, their clients and their staff.  He has also collaborated with eMerchantPay on several occasions.

Already STEP certified, Nico will complete his full qualification in 2018. Married with two young daughters, he is fluent in English and Afrikaans and has conversational Spanish. Nico and his Gibraltarian-born wife worked in Florida, the Cayman Islands and South Africa before moving to Gibraltar. Much of his previous experience exploited his love of sailing and he is a qualified Yachtmaster, Divemaster. He also gained considerable knowledge of the tourism industry and holds a diploma in Tourism and Tour Operations. Passionate about sport, he enjoys golf, rugby, cricket and fishing.