Engrained Best Practice


People Make a Difference

Outstanding organisations are composed of outstanding individuals who focus their efforts on achieving the same objectives. Shandon Business Solutions is one such organisation, with a backbone built on values based leadership. We believe in the TEAM – 1+1 never only equals 2.

…why values based leadership?
Each member of the team is empowered and enabled to achieve the company’s vision. Their individual leadership capacity is nurtured and developed, instilling a culture of continual learning on all levels. Personal values resonate with the organisation’s purpose and values, ensuring synergy is sustained.

We believe that a distinctive characteristic of great leaders is their ability to tap into the highest aspirations of their people and through providing the necessary support assist them in realizing these aspirations. To build integrity within the fabric of the organisation, we need to engage people’s hearts, minds, and spirit in the work that they do, thereby securing the organisations long-term stability.


Danie de Kock

Business Unit Head

+27 10 045 1855

  • MBL (Masters in Business Leadership) – Unisa Final Year (incomplete)
  • Management Development Programme – Unisa
  • BSc (Hons) (Computer Science) – RAU

Danie began his career as a software developer, focusing on bespoke solutions for a wide range of customers.  He moved on to systems analysis & design and later to business analysis, focusing his efforts on understanding the client’s business requirements.  This included analyzing the client’s business processes and in many instances expanded to full process re-engineering.  Danie’s expertise extends to developing IT strategies and conceptual (and technical) architectures, specializing in the e-commerce arena for last eighteen years.  These include on-line banking, customer relationship management via the internet, delivering services and products via the web and utilizing web and mobile applications as a business channel.

  • MBL (Masters in Business Leadership) – Unisa Final Year (incomplete)
  • Management Development Programme – Unisa
  • BSc (Computer Science, Chemistry) – Wits
  • Project Management Diploma – Damelin

Warren started developing systems whilst still a student. His passion for teaching and helping people lead him to a brief career in secondary education where he taught computer science and mathematics. It didn’t however, take long for the fast paced IT industry to lure him to reengage in development, successfully implementing various bespoke systems. He moved quickly through the ranks and was soon managing various development projects. Warren held the position of Development Director for Unihold Systems, the bespoke software development division of the Unihold Group, with key responsibilities including resource management and overall accountability for the division’s various projects. For the past eighteen years at Shandon, the passion to create value and solutions that change businesses in a material way has been a constant driver. Warren is continually motivated by the privilege of being involved with significant projects that have and continue to change the way of life for many South Africans.

Warren Barratt

Business Unit Head

+27 10 045 1860

In 2000 Warren, together with Danie, founded Shandon Business Solutions. The company’s strategic approach focused on delivering custom developed solutions based on effective teamwork. This venture which started with only 5 members, has successfully grown and developed into a reputable custom development innovation team.

In 2014 EOH recognized this success and acquired Shandon who is now a proud business unit of EOH Holdings Limited.