Peter Venn Is an expert in business creation and development, having held positions in the IT, media oil & gas and renewable energy sectors. Peter is the co-founder and chair of UAV Industries.
Peter is a student of the global business environment, having undertaken business transactions with a value of more than $1.5 Billion. With his four degrees (computer science, accounting, economics and MBA) and focus on innovative, technology focused and transformative businesses Peter has played a key role in the renewable electricity, oil and gas, media and now the aviation industry. He has wide experience in working in Africa, North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Simon Robinson has over twenty years international experience in the world of sports marketing, event creation and rights commercialisation delivery. He has worked with some of the world’s pre-eminent companies, rights holders, sports governing bodies and tourism authorities in both emerging and developed markets.
Prior to joining the DRA as CEO, he spent a number of years with global companies including Global Marketing Communications in the UK and China and Jaguar Racing Limited in the UK. He also held various management positions at A1GP World of Motorsport, where he managed all marketing and commercial aspects of South Africa’s largest motorsport event for four years.
Simon has an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, UK and a BA from the University of Stellenbosch.