Richard Knight


Job Title: CFO

Company: Smollan Data & Tech


Richard Knight started his career as an entrepreneurial agent at Lentas Beverages. He later joined Argility, where he served in various finance manager roles until 2014, when he became the company’s CFO.

In 2018, Argility also appointed him as a member to its Capital Eye Investment Advisory Committee Member. Now he also serves on the boards of Skydata Communications, Ashanti AI, FleetDomain and NEO Retail Solutions as a non-executive director. He also serves as the chairman of Smollan’s data and technology risk committee.

Richard was appointed as Smollan Data & Tech’s CFO in 2022.

He has an MBA degree from Henley Business School, as well as a BCom honours degree from Rhodes University.

2022 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Smollan Data & Tech
2022 – Present     Chairman: Data & Tech Risk Committee, Smollan
2020 – Present     Non-Executive Director, NEO Retail Solutions
2019 – Present     Non-Executive Director, FleetDomain
2019 – Present     Non-Executive Director, Ashanti AI
2018 – Present     Non-Executive Director, Skydata Communications
2018 – 2022          Capital Eye Investment Advisory Committee Member, Argility
2014 – 2022          Chief Financial Officer, Argility
2014 – 2015          Financial Executive, Alacrity Technologies
2014 – 2014          Group Financial Manager, Argility
2011 – 2013          Assistant Financial Manager, Argility
2008 – 2010          Entrepreneurial Agent, Lentas Beverages

2020 – 2022          MBA, Henley Business School
2020 – 2020          FCMA, CIMA
2011 – 2013          ACMA, CIMA
2010 – 2010          BCom Honours, Rhodes University
2006 – 2009          BCom, Rhodes University

About company: Smollan Data & Tech helps companies optimise business planning and sales activities through integrated technology and data assets across the value chain.

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