About POPI Solutions

The POPI Solutions team is led by John Cato (IACT-Africa founding director) and Dr Peter Tobin (a strategic partnership with PTC).  See our profiles below:

John Cato Profile

Dr Peter Tobin

We have established a powerful team of agents  and partners in order to provide advice and practical assistance in preparing for complying with the POPI Act.  Some of these are:


Our team of Agents have a wealth of experience in a number of areas, some of these include:

  • Information Privacy
  • Data Protection
  • Project Management
  • Corporate Governance of Enterprise IT
  • Information Security
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Information Management
  • Master Data Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Solution Implementation
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • System Development
  • Records Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Contract Management aligned with Corporate Governance practices
  • Business Management and IT Solution Delivery

Associates and Legal Partners

  • EOH Legal Services – their legal services and IACT-Africa’s POPI capabilities are complementary

Technology Partners

  • InfoBuild – the sole distributor of Information Builders business intelligence software and solutions in South Africa

Business Partners

  • Media Works – the leading ABET (Adult based Education Training) provider in South Africa. IACT-Africa is Media Works’ partner for the provision of content to their online POPI training material
  • Association of Residential Communities (ARC) – an advisory association for residential estates.  IACT-Africa is ARC’s partner for providing POPI  products and services to member estates.
  • Independent Schools Association of South Africa (ISASA) –   the largest association of independent schools in Southern Africa. IACT-Africa is ISASA’s partner for providing POPI  products and services to member schools.