Pardon currently heads the Expansion organization at Chipper. He leads a team of Country Directors and Partnership and Expansion Managers to drive the company’s growth agenda through strategic partnerships, licensing and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Chipper, Pardon spent 5 years as the Head of Sub-Saharan Africa at WordRemit where he was instrumental in driving the expansion efforts for the company. Before his time at WorldRemit, Pardon was the Group Executive at Liquid Telecom, and has extensive experience in telecom, mobile money and online business in Africa.
Pardon holds an MBA from Nottingham Business School (UK), a BCom (Hons) Degree in Marketing (Zimbabwe), Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Business (MIT) and Post-graduate Diploma in Strategy (Sweden). He is a member of the Institute of Directors South Africa and sits on several boards in Africa and Asia-Pacific.