Management Team

Pip Witheridge


Chief Executive Officer

A former Archaeologist, Tank Commander and Deloitte Consultant, Pip has a varied skill set to help oversee the fast growth and strategic direction of Grove.

James Vintin


Chief Executive Officer

Prior to Grove, James spent several years in strategy consulting and founded, grew and sold a business to Thomson Reuters. James brings a wealth of experience in strategy and growing tech businesses.


Johann De Wet


General Manager, Africa

Johann’s role as General Manager Africa is supported by previous business ventures in Real Estate and Aquaculture. He studied at Stellenbosch University and his role combines practical management with business development skills to support the rapid growth of Grove’s African business.

Tristan Fletcher

Tristan Fletcher

Chief Research Officer

Tristan has a deep background in engineering, Machine Learning and computer science, having worked across numerous industries including Financial Services (Bank and Hedge funds), Manufacturing and Logistics. Tristan studied at Cambridge University, Sussex University and University College London as well as junior research fellowships at Imperial and UCL.

Charl Greeff

Charl Greef

Head of Service

Charl has an impressive technical background, having been part of the team building Africa’s largest social network. Charl studied at University of Stellenbosch.

Graeme Kemp


General Counsel

Graeme has spent the last 20 years advising and raising capital for a wide range of technology and internet companies. As an active technology investor, he has the experience to help Grove deliver upon its operational and strategic potential.

Denis Fry


Head of Operations

Initially taking a sales role at Grove, it wasn’t long before Denis found his niche working in the technical support department. 10 Years later and he has seen Grove’s portfolio of services grow and evolve. This is backed by the lasting employee commitment in customer satisfaction, regardless of company size.

Stuart Pryce


Head of Finance

Stuart oversees the finance, contracts & administration functions of Grove. He has nearly 20 years experience in finance, working across a wide variety of companies and industries in South Africa and the UK.