QED Solutions works with partner organisations, consultants and other firms where appropriate to ensure that its client’s requirements are met by the best combination of skills, experience and cost effectiveness.
C.E.O. Dirk de Vos is a lawyer by training. He graduated from the University of Cape Town with an LLB degree and completed his articles in Johannesburg. Years of legal practice followed, specialising in electronic media and consulting to a Pan-African free-to-air television network company. He worked in a number of countries on the African continent during this time. Dirk then moved to Cape Town and was employed by a listed sports and media investment company working in the corporate finance arena. Dirk established QED Solutions as a transaction advisory and implementation service in 2004.
Dirk has deep sector knowledge of the media and ICT sectors which puts him in a good position to to tackle the energy sector. He has spent a considerable amount of time consulting to developers and private equity investors in the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPP). This includes undertaking due diligence investigations, advising on and developing socio-economic obligations of project companies to local communities, negotiating the terms of entry into the equity structure of selected projects and providing an interface with funders and counterparties to ensure transactions within the selected sector are closed.