Our Team

Our consultants are experienced problem solvers in a variety of disciplines.

Chris Elfick

Managing Director

Marc Weber

Director

Anthony Larry Hobson

Director

Nonkululeko Ndaba

Director - Administration

Robert Elfick

Consultant

Helen Homan

Consultant

Tinashe Guramatunhu

Consultant

Ian Widdop

Consultant

Jillian Elfick

Consultant

Patience Mogoboya

Consultant

Paul Raubenheimer

Consultant

Terry Kelly

Consultant

Ockert Van Schalkwyk

Consultant

Mody Diop

Consultant

Sanet Fourie

Consultant

Nono Mchunu

Consultant

Nomabali Mbeje

Consultant

Zimasa Nyangule

Administrative Assistant

Anthony Larry Hobson Director
B Com (NMMU), H Dip Acc, (Rhodes) CA (SA) +27 83 234 7705 larry@learningstrat.com

About Anthony

Larry Hobson is a Chartered Accountant based in Port Elizabeth who operates as a business consultant in financial strategy, financial modelling, organisational development, valuations and due diligence assignments. He has experience of most business sectors, with most of his work having been done in the social housing and education sectors. He leads and performs projects across South Africa from his base in Port Elizabeth. Since 2003, he has been a director of Business Modelling SA, a division of Learning Strategies (Pty) Ltd. Larry has performed a large number of assignments, mostly in the social and rental housing sector in recent years, where he is recognised as a leading service provider in financial modelling and related strategic advice.
From 1997 to 2002, he worked in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting Division (later PwC Consulting), where his interest in financial modelling resulted in the establishment of the South African Business Modelling Unit and he was appointed an Associate Director in 2000. During this time in particular he performed several assignments in the Higher Education sector as part of the PwC Higher Education Sector Focus Group together with the same colleagues who today make up Learning Strategies. Larry worked in the United Kingdom for two years in 1995-1996 as an audit manager with Coopers & Lybrand, where he served a variety of commercial and financial services clients in auditing and corporate finance.

Helen Homan Consultant
B.Iuris (Unisa),LLB (Unisa) ,Advocate of the High Court of South Africa +27 083 286 4320 helenh@learningstrat.com

About Helen

Helen Homan studied at the University of South Africa and obtained her B.Iuris in 1993 and her LLB in 2003. Helen is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa.
Helen started her career with the Department of Justice as a Registrar of the Supreme Court (now the High Court) of South Africa and was involved in the taxation of costs, the Motion Court and the management of the Court building.

While at the Department of Justice, Helen was headhunted by the Road Accident Fund and accepted a position as Legal Costs Officer. During her time at the Road Accident Fund, Helen also worked as a Claims Handler

Following the Road Accident Fund, Helen established and managed Helen Homan Legal Costs Consultants. The business specialised in the calculation of legal costs, in primarily civil litigation matters i.e. personal injury claims and property disputes.
Helen joined Learning Strategies in 2011 as a Legal Consultant. Helen has been involved in numerous projects at Learning Strategies. These included feasibility studies, due diligence reviews and business cases for a number of clients such as the Department of Higher Education and Training, the Department of Human Settlements, the South African Maritime Safety Authority, and the Department of Public Service and Administration. Helen has also drafted legislation and policy for government and consulted on projects for various private sector clients.

We pride ourselves in developing unique solutions for each problem we face.