Peter and his team at Futuresoft have taken hands with Francois and his team at T|Forge to establish ADCON Tech

Francois Van der Merwe

Director, Co-CEO​

Francois is a decisive, action-oriented and results-driven business leader. He studied an MBA at the University of the Free State while also offering 16 years of business leadership experience with a large focus on strategic business development and growth. He is a member of IoDSA (The Institute of Directors) and has successfully completed the Certified Director Program with IoDSA.  Experienced performer in both tech start-ups and Tier-1 Telcos driven by a strong affinity towards, and passion for exponential technologies.

Francois Van Der Merwe

Peter Rafferty

Director, Co-CEO

Peter studied B.Proc, PEC SBL e-Commerce and Management and practised as an Attorney for over two decades; specialising in high volume debt collection.
He co-founded FutureSoft in 2006 and has grown this business into a leading tech company within the debt-collecting space. 
His passion to develop people is seen in his involvement in lecturing at the Law Society of South Africa. 
He has authored numerous sets of business articles in the South African Attorneys Journal, and the Journal of the Association of Debt Recovery Agents. 

Antony Makins

Director, COO

Antony is an inventive, results-driven executive, outstanding strategist with the passion for delivering record breaking revenue growth in highly competitive business markets for both startups to world class organisations. His experience includes heading Liquid Telecom as General Manager of Innovation, Enablement, Partnerships, Professional Services and Special Projects and is leading the Digital Transformation (Dx) program Liquid Telecom SA. 

He has been a Sales Director for international software vendors such RedPrairie, JDA Software, SSA ERP and Super Group Technology Solutions. In addition, he was the Managing Director of Scantec, a subsidiary of Westcon SA. 


Sashin Thotha


Sashin previously held positions of management at two large debt collection companies, and has been in the debt collection industry since 1996.

He specialises in high volume debt collection and has an affinity towards business optimisation and strategy.