Eran Lahav

Director of Application Development

Eran is the IT Director at MJ Hudson, with over 25 years’ experience engineering software solutions for the financial industry and government. He has extensive experience in designing database systems, and is involved in all stages of the system development process. His expertise in the fields of computer technology and specifically in financial systems, including order management and customer management, make him an ideal person to head the IT team at MJ Hudson.


His career started by developing a enterprise management system for an ISP in 1994. Using the many skills acquired, he next moved online trading and later into banking environments. He has created SWIFT and FIX electronic fund switching interfaces, and using the Oracle Database, has developed statistical databases, automated order management solutions and other complex back-office environments. He has developed and deployed 4 systems in the Western Cape administration for the health and education departments. He also has extensive experience in ETL and systems integration. And his technical knowledge extends from web systems design and implementation, to server-side installation and configuration.


  • He holds a BSc in Computer Science, a BSc in Biology and Oracle Developer and DBA certifications


Eran has a keen interest in music, philosophy and scientific literature. He also enjoys cooking up a storm, and is reputed to produce an excellent home-made pizza.