Ryan Hartslief
As a chartered accountant and co-founder of the Affinity Group, Ryan is responsible for driving the organisational success and business support operations of the global call centre and across the group’s entities and divisions.

In 2019 Ryan left the Upstream Group of companies where he was the Group Chief Operations Officer and Director, providing services to the likes of Mr Price Money, Woolworths Financial Services, RCS, Direct Axis, Capfin, Truworths and The Foschini Group. He has years’ of experience in business systems analysis, business process solutions, call centre operations, client service development, auditing and accounting.

Ryan is married with two children, is a self-professed coffee and food aficionado who is passionate about sports of any kind and loves to surf.

Andrew served his articles at BDO in Durban and in 2015 became the Group Chief Financial Officer of the Upstream group of companies.

As the co-founder of the Affinity Group, he is responsible for the financial management and investment success of the business. He has extensive industry sector experience in all financial, investment and risk-based services of business process outsourcing and in the contact centre environment.

Andrew has always lived in Durban, is married and has two children and enjoys playing golf and indoor soccer.

Andrew Portmann