Qualified as Chartered Accountant in 1993. He has 8 years financial management, more than 10 years Information Technology experience including over 8 years of broad-based management and Enterprise Resource Planning, Systems Design and Development, Implementation and Support. His experience was gained through companies specializing in manufacturing, mining, retail, wholesale and petrochemical, ranging from small medium enterprises (SME) to a big corporate environment. Louis also did consultation on Information Technology in Hong Kong, China and spent a few years as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for a petrochemical company in Iran. Louis has also been a franchise business owner in the liquor industry.