Through excellence in its chosen competencies and an on-going drive for innovation, Alacrity adds tremendous value to any assignment and project. Alacrity Technologies builds long lasting and strategic partnerships with its customers that drive this continuous innovation and thought leadership, for which Alacrity has become known. 

Alacrity Technologies is wholly owned by Crossfin Technology Holdings.

Alacrity Technologies is a level 4 B-BBEE contributor (download BEE Certificate). 


Anton Gaylard

Chief Executive Officer

Anton is a Co-founder, Director and Senior Executive at Crossfin Technology Holdings with more than 25 years of technology, retail, eCommerce and M&A experience in entrepreneurial and corporate entities with a specific focus on technology, payments, strategy and operations. His experience enables him to provide high quality strategic and operational solutions to both business development and value creation.

Jackie Sonnenberg

Head: Augmentation Services

Jackie is our extremely dedicated Head of Augmentation Services with 18 years’ experience within the industry. She graduated from Cape Peninsula University Of Technology with a National Diploma in Business Administration (Personnel Management), coupled with an additional Certificate in Human Resources Management.

Through her passion and enthusiasm for empowering people, she is driven by her commitment to contribute to the company’s strategy and vision by proactively and consistently engaging with our staff members who respect and trust her.

Shabier Cassim

Head : Development Services

Shabier Cassim, has worked in the Information Technology industry for over sixteen years. He has a Diploma in Information Technology, and a further Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Cape Town. Shabier gained his vast experience and knowledge through working in various roles such as: Software Developer; Team Lead; Project Manager; Project Owner and Development Manager, at a number of Information Technology companies.

What he enjoys most about his role is the development of people in the organisation, and has actively involved himself in the graduate programme at Alacrity. Furthermore, his flexible, adaptable management approach ensures that delivery for all stakeholders is consistently met.

Sheetal Bhoola

Financial Manager

Sheetal Bhoola joined Alacrity in May 2012 as the Assistant Financial Manager. In March 2014, she was promoted to her current position of Financial Manager.

Originally from Zimbabwe, Sheetal trained at Ernst & Young within their Entrepreneurial Services division, providing accounting services to various SME’s, from mining companies to sole proprietors. During this training, she completed her Accounting Science Degree (BCompt) through UNISA. In 2006, she immigrated to the UK where she worked for two international companies – Marsh Limited and PepsiCo. In 2009, she moved to South Africa where she worked for a private bookkeeping company prior to joining Alacrity.

Sheetal is registered with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and is busy completing her studies to become a qualified Chartered Accountant.


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