Louis has qualifications in mining, finance and engineering from Technikons and Universities in South Africa. After graduating from his studies, he joined Moolman Mining in 1995 and worked with them until 2006, during this time Louis was based on projects across South- ern Africa, including gold, coal and diamonds. Louis started as a trainee blaster and left as a Project production manager
Louis then joined Caspian in 2007, after a brief stint on Rossing Uranium mine in Namibia, he has been a project manger for Caspian at Tulawaka, Golden Pride and Williamsons Diamonds. Louis has had over 25 years of operational mining experience, of which over 10 years has been in Tanzania.