RIAN GENIS graduated with the law degrees B.Iuris and LLB from the University of Pretoria. Over the years he also completed several post-graduate courses in debt collections, facilitation of training, conducting assessments and moderation of assessments. He served as public prosecutor in Namibia for a number of years and thereafter moved to South Africa where he was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa. He practiced as an advocate for several years. He also worked at the Standard Bank of South Africa in the credit and debt collections division for a number of years. Eventually he founded his own consulting business, specialising in and serving law firms and financial institutions in the fields of debt collections and training.

Through his formal training and career experience he has specialised in credit granting and debt collections, litigation, banking law, law of contract, private international law and commercial law. Driven by a passion for training and development of people, he co-developed the training course and material for Basic Collections and Legal Training in co-operation with LGR Incorporated. Rian is one of the founding members of Ukuzisa.