When was your business’ last payroll audit? Here’s why your company needs one Payroll audits are serious business – and your business might be in serious trouble if you fail to have one done. A payroll audit is performed to ensure that everything about your payroll system is in working

Déployer ses Employés au Maroc : Un Guide Complet pour les Entreprises Lorsqu’une entreprise envisage de déployer ses employés à l’étranger, le Maroc se présente comme une option attrayante en raison de son économie dynamique, de sa main-d’œuvre qualifiée et de son environnement d’affaires en évolution constante. Cependant, pour garantir

Scaling up in Africa: 6 ways EORs can help (that you didn’t already know about) So, it’s time for your company to go big! Scaling your business in a country you know is already a daring venture, filled with bureaucratic demands and legislative complexities…Now imagine having to navigate these issues

Why we don’t offer recruitment with our EOR service Many EOR (Employer of Record) service providers offer recruitment as part of their solution.   But Africa HR Solutions doesn’t, which may be surprising, and even vaguely disappointing… until you learn why that is so, and how, as a client, you are

Hazard pay for high-risk jobs: what is it and how to manage it? Modern work is increasingly going digital – and companies have been adjusting rather well, with Work From Home allowances, work set-up benefits, health insurance that covers eye protection from screens, and even gym memberships to make up

Employee Relocation within Africa – How to Establish Policies and Stay Compliant It’s official: Kenya and Rwanda have scrapped visas for all Africans, opening their borders to free intra-African movement, much like Benin, The Gambia, and the Seychelles. What does this imply, concretely? It means that free movement within the

A look into recent misclassification cases and the risks of worker misclassification for your business “How bad can it be if we accidentally misclassify a few workers?”You may find yourself asking this question as you prepare to expand in an African country. Surely, worker classification is not so great a

How we help our clients navigate natural disasters, political instability, and national emergencies in Africa Cyclones, draughts, floods, epidemics, power cuts, fuel outages, political unrest – all these setbacks and more are part of the experience of doing business in Africa. Unfortunately, these emergencies cannot be treated as problems that

African Continental Free Trade Area: what is it, and how does it affect your business? Your company is going to expand to Africa soon. Understandably, you were pulled in by the potential for market growth, the abundant natural resources, and human capital…but further research has you in doubt about the




Grant Geraghty is the longest-serving member of the Africa HR team. This resident subject matter expert and client champion is responsible for gaining a deep understanding of our clients’ unique HR needs in Africa and providing tailored solutions that align with their business objectives. Grant collaborates closely with our clients to ensure that their requirements are properly implemented, providing ongoing support and guidance throughout the process.

Grant brings a wealth of experience to his role, having served as Africa HR’s longest-serving employee. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in Economics and Business Finance, from the University of Natal in South Africa. Additionally, he has completed a certification program in Payroll and Tax Administration from the University of Cape Town, further enhancing his expertise in HR operations and compliance.

His commitment to delivering exceptional service and his extensive knowledge of HR in Africa make him an invaluable member of the Africa HR team.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Finance & Business Support

Viloshna is an experienced finance professional with 18 years of expertise in strategic financial planning, financial analysis, cash flow management, systems and controls implementation, financial reporting, and continuous process improvements. She currently serves as Head of Finance & Business Support, where she has successfully automated and leveraged the financial reporting system capabilities to ensure efficient company operations.

Viloshna’s background includes senior roles in a multinational pharmaceutical company and a large listed Mauritian conglomerate. Her meticulous attention to detail and strategic thinking have streamlined financial processes, making her a valuable addition to any finance team. Viloshna is a qualified finance professional with an FCCA qualification and an MBA, bringing valuable expertise to any organization.

In her current role, Viloshna leads the company’s Treasury and Payments function, including the fulfillment of the company’s cross-border payments into Africa. With her strong educational background and extensive experience, Viloshna consistently demonstrates her ability to optimize financial operations, minimize risks, and improve profitability. Her expertise in financial reporting and process improvements make her a valuable asset to any organization.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

Alex Daruty - Africa HR Team


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.