Pavlo has over 20 years of direct experience in conceptualising, starting-up and developing businesses. Through a combination of company start-ups, turnarounds, sales and acquisitions for JSE-listings, he has brought to market business assets worth over R1-billion.This hard-earned experience provided him with a beginning-to-end view on the business building process, from start-up to sale.
Using his hands-on experience, business capabilities and relationship networks, he supports the growth of entrepreneurs through Aurik Business Accelerator which he co-founded in 2001. He has built over 400 early-stage and growth-stage businesses into Assets of Value.
Pavlo is the resident content contributor for Radio 702 and Cape Talk, presenter and host of The Growth Engines for Business Day TV and its print and online channels, editorial contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine, and a regular public speaker.
He holds a B.Com degree (Accounting and Finance) from the University of Cape Town, a Marketing Management Diploma and an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Finance from Wits Business School.