9th – 10th OCTOBER 2023 | LONDON
Grant Kurland Business Leader
Bayport Management Limited
Grant co-founded Bayport Management Ltd (BML) with Stuart Stone in 2002, and is the joint group CEO of BML. Grant started his career at Nando’s in 1992 where he developed Nando’s franchises internationally, including in several African countries. In 1999, he joined Credit Direct, a micro-credit operation, which was acquired by African Bank Investments Limited (ABIL) in 2000. Grant was appointed the head of sales at ABIL, and was responsible for designing its branch and mobile business models, which have become the benchmark in the South African micro-lending industry.