Tjaart Booyens

Head of Digital Payments: Real Pay Group


Tjaart started out in the information technology industry in 1999. He gained in-depth knowledge and experience in various fields within the industry specialising in software and infrastructure. In 2006, he was appointed as branch manager at one of the leading IT infrastructure companies in South Africa. During his tenure there he worked with South Africa’s main telecommunications provider, a well-known retailer and government institutions.

Tjaart joined the Real Pay team in 2008. His main responsibilities as Operations Manager include management of the support, development and billing team as well as the 24-hour support centre. He is also the first line of contact with regard to system integrations. Tjaart completed the Foundational Course in Payments from PASA in 2013 is currently studying Business Management through the South African Institute of Management (SAIM).