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  • Alida-Jordaan

    Alida Jordaan, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    Alida-Jordaan

    Alida Jordaan, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    • MacroSolutions


    BMus (Hons) (Cum Laude), MBA (Cum Laude)

    Alida joined MacroSolutions in August 2007. As an equity portfolio manager she is a member of the team responsible for the domestic equity portfolios. The equity managers ensure that MacroSolutions' asset allocation and thematic views are reflected in the equity portfolios.

    Prior to joining MacroSolutions, Alida was a senior portfolio manager at Metropolitan Asset Managers. Here she managed the Metropolitan Industrial Fund, Metropolitan General Equity Fund and the Small Cap Fund, as well as institutional funds. Alida was also the Head of Equity Research at Metropolitan Asset Managers for six years. She started her investment career at Allan Gray in 1994, first as a quantitative analyst and then later an equity analyst.

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  • AndreBotha

    Andre Botha

    Senior Agronomist

    AndreBotha

    Andre Botha

    Senior Agronomist



    Andre is an agri-expert with 25 years’ experience and expertise in soil conservation, sub-surface drainage, irrigation, farmland potential evaluation and citiculture. He has 15 years of employment with the South African Department of Agriculture in Port Elizabeth. Within UFF African Agri Investments Andre’s strength is the wealth of operational knowledge of the farms. CLOSE
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    Andrew Canter

    Chief Investment Officer

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    Andrew Canter

    Chief Investment Officer

    • Futuregrowth Asset Management


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  • Andries-Debeila

    Andries Debeila

    Analyst

    Andries-Debeila

    Andries Debeila

    Analyst



    As a senior analyst Andries is responsible for investment analysis, preparing investment proposals and assisting in transaction execution. He brings to the team varied knowledge, including risk management and financing in agricultural environments. Andries spent 10 years in the Northern Cape province with Standard Bank, one of South Africa’s top four banks. He joined the bank’s agri-business banking team as an agricultural designate and thereafter as a senior agricultural specialist. He has extensive knowledge in a number of agricultural enterprises, being an agricultural economist by training, with a Bachelor of Science Honours in Agricultural Economics. CLOSE
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  • Anelisa_Balfour

    Anelisa Balfour

    Trainee Investment Analyst

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    Anelisa Balfour

    Trainee Investment Analyst

    • Customised Solutions


    BEcon

    Anelisa Balfour recently joined Customised Solutions in November 2015 as a Trainee Investment Analyst. She is currently learning the skills required for domestic fund optimisation and implementation.

    Prior to joining Customised Solutions, Anelisa was an account executive assistant at FNB Business Banking. She began her career in commercial banking industry, her previous role included assessing credit risk and asset pricing.

    Anelisa has four years financial services work experience.

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  • Arthur-Karas

    Arthur Karas, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

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    Arthur Karas, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    • MacroSolutions


    BCom

    Arthur joined MacroSolutions as Portfolio Manager in October 2011. Arthur is responsible for the domestic equity portfolios of the dynamic funds, including the Old Mutual Flexible Fund.

    Prior to joining MacroSolutions, Arthur was the Chief Investment Officer at Hermes Asset Management where he was responsible for the investment process and strategy, equity research and portfolio management. Before joining at Hermes, he served as a senior portfolio manager and an equity analyst at various prominent investment houses, including Quaystone Asset Management, Syfrets and BoE.

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  • Bivashen-Naidoo

    Bivashen Naidoo, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

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    Bivashen Naidoo, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    • Customised Solutions


    BusSc (Hons) Actuarial Science, FIA, CAIA Charterholder

    Bivashen is a portfolio manager in the Customised Solutions boutique. Since April 2010, Bivashen has been co-managing various portfolios. He currently co-manages the derivative-based hedge funds, and has overall responsibility for hedge funds and bespoke client solutions.

    Bivashen joined Old Mutual Investment Group in August 2007 as an investment structuring actuary. He was part of the portfolio management team, responsible for research, operational management and client servicing; he was also co-manager of a call-overwriting fund.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Bivashen was at Metropolitan Employee Benefits Investment Services where he was part of the team responsible for the management of the capital guaranteed products, and also involved in product development. 

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  • BradleyKalil

    Bradley Kalil, CFA

    Managing Director: Old Mutual Specialised Finance (OMSFIN)

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    Bradley Kalil, CFA

    Managing Director: Old Mutual Specialised Finance (OMSFIN)

    • Specialised Finance
    • Old Mutual Specialised Finance (OMSFIN)



    Qualifications: BBusSc (Fin), CA(SA), CFA® Charterholder

    Bradley is responsible for the strategic development and operational management of the business. He also serves on Old Mutual Investment Group’s Executive Committee. Bradley first joined Old Mutual in 1997. After conceptualising and starting OMSFIN, he left in 2000 to assume the role of Executive Director at Goldman Sachs in London. Three years later he rejoined Old Mutual as Executive Personal Assistant to Roddy Sparks, the then Managing Director of Old Mutual South Africa.

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  • Brian-Pyle

    Brian Pyle, CFA

    Analyst

    Brian-Pyle

    Brian Pyle, CFA

    Analyst

    • Old Mutual Equities


    BCom, Dip Acc, CA(SA), CFA

    Brian joined Old Mutual in 1998 and moved to Old Mutual Equities upon inception in 2012.  He has been the portfolio manager of the Old Mutual Industrial Fund since 2012 and, more recently, for the Community Growth Fund (unit trust), together with Peter Linley. In addition to his role as portfolio manager, Brian is the assigned analyst of many companies within the consumer and industrial sectors.

    Before joining Old Mutual Equities, Brian headed up Old Mutual Investment Group’s Equity Research Unit, where he had oversight of a team of specialist equity portfolio managers and analysts. Prior to that he was the sector head of small cap research, responsible for managing the Old Mutual Small Companies Fund (unit trust) as well as the small cap component of the group’s institutional funds. 

    Brian completed articles with KPMG before joining Old Mutual Investment Group. He became a portfolio manager in early 2000. 

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    Brishan Rowjee

    Investment Analyst: Old Mutual Private Equity

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    Brishan Rowjee

    Investment Analyst: Old Mutual Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - South African Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments



     

    BCom; BCom (Hons); MCom

    Brishan joined Old Mutual Private Equity in October 2016 as an Analyst. Brishan provides investment support across the full private equity value chain.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Private Equity, Brishan spent two and a half years in the Leveraged and Acquisition Finance team of Barclays Africa Group Limited’s Investment Banking division.

    Brishan has degrees in commerce and a master’s degree in finance and has completed the CFA level 1 exams.

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  • Bryn-Hatty

    Bryn Hatty, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    Bryn-Hatty

    Bryn Hatty, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    • Customised Solutions


    B.Com: Accounting (Hons), B.BusSc (Hons) Finance, CA (SA)

    Bryn joined Old Mutual Investment Group in February 2006 as an investment structuring specialist. He is currently managing our Premium Equity Fund and is one of the portfolio managers on our suite of derivative-based hedge funds. In addition, he forms part of the Investment Committee for our Absolute Return funds. Bryn also provides input to much of Old Mutual Investment Group and OMLACSA’s derivative activities. He has 18 years of experience in the South African and offshore derivative markets. 

    After completing his articles at Price Waterhouse Coopers in 1996, Bryn worked in the Investment Banking division of Bankers Trust in London. He joined Cadiz Financial Services in 1998 doing institutional derivatives research, sales and structuring. In 2001, Bryn joined Investec treasury performing derivative structuring and sales for institutions and corporates.

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    Burchert Johannes

    Investment Analyst : Old Mutual Private Equity

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    Burchert Johannes

    Investment Analyst : Old Mutual Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - South African Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments




    BAcc, PGDA; CA(SA)

    Burchert joined Old Mutual Private Equity in 2013 as an Analyst. He is presently an associate and provides investment support across the full private equity value chain.

    After completing his studies at Stellenbosch he joined Old Mutual’s CA Trainee programme. During his three-year training programme, he spent 12 months working as a Junior Analyst in OMPE. Post-articles, Burchert joined Old Mutual Equities as a Listed Equity Analyst, where he covered stocks in the Financial, IT and Construction industries.

    Burchert has degrees in accounting and is a Chartered Accountant. He has 5 years of investment experience with 3 of those years spent in private equity investments.

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    Byron Eckersley

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Byron Eckersley

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    BCom (Acc) (Hons); CA(SA)

    Byron joined Old Mutual Investment Group in September 2012, initially as a Deal Implementation Specialist. He was then appointed as an Investment Professional in October 2014. His primary responsibilities entail the origination, analysis and due diligence of residential property investments and thereafter the management of the debt and/or equity investments, including board representation.

    Byron’s background enables him to bring his investment analysis, credit risk, financial management and asset management skills to the fore.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Byron was a Transaction Manager and Product Controller at Investec Bank and a Securitisation Manager at Standard Bank. He completed his articles at PwC after which he spent a year working in the US.

    Byron has 14 years of work experience with exposure to investment analysis, asset management and financial management.

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  • Carmen-Gysman-Buys

    Carmen Gysman-Buys

    Financial Accountant

    Carmen-Gysman-Buys

    Carmen Gysman-Buys

    Financial Accountant

    • UFF


    Carmen joined UFF Agri Asset Management in November 2015 as a Financial Accountant in the finance team. Carmen is an innovative and driven accounting professional with 12 years’ experience in the accounting industry. She completed her BCom (Acc) degree in 2000 and continued to complete her statutory articles. As a member of the team, Carmen manages the financial reporting and budgeting requirements as well liaising with the relevant service providers and stakeholders. Her core competencies are Management Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting, Internal Controls, Procedures, Variance Analysis, Consolidations and Annual Financial Statements. Carmen also owns her own accounting and business solutions firm, Axiom Accounting and Financial Services.

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  • Cavan-Osborne

    Cavan Osborne

    Portfolio Manager: Africa

    Cavan-Osborne

    Cavan Osborne

    Portfolio Manager: Africa

    • Old Mutual Equities


    BCom

    Cavan joined Old Mutual Investment Group in April 2007 and manages the Old Mutual Pan Africa Fund and Old Mutual African Frontiers Fund.  He took over the management of the African Funds in 2012, having managed the Old Mutual Industrial Fund for five years.  

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Cavan was an industrial analyst at Credit Suisse Standard Securities for 10 years, during which time he was rated in the Financial Mail Analysts’ survey in six categories. 

    Cavan has received the following awards:

    • Best Actively Managed Equity Fund 2016. Received for Old Mutual African Frontiers Fund at the i-invest Single Manager Awards
    • Best African Domiciled Asset Manager 2016. Received at the i-invest Single Manager Awards
    • Best Africa Fund Manager 2014. Received as Portfolio Manager of the Old Mutual African Frontiers Fund, at the Africa investor (Ai) Awards.
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  • Christine-Glover

    Christine Glover

    Head : Impact Funds

    Christine-Glover

    Christine Glover

    Head : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    BA (Hons); Masters in City and Regional Planning

    Christine joined Old Mutual Investment Group in July 2006. As a member of the Alternative Investments boutique, she is responsible for originating and managing the Development Impact Fund. Christine brings with her an understanding of low-income housing and micro-finance. She believes strongly in the ability to obtain both a social impact and a commercial return.

    Before joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Christine was a consultant for five years. Prior to that she was Managing Director of CashBank, and its predecessor The Group Credit Company (GCC), for 13 years. Before joining GCC, Christine was involved primarily in squatter upgrading strategies with the Urban Foundation for around five years, and ran a manufacturing business for 10 years. Christine has an invaluable 24 years of work experience in low-income housing and an additional 10 years’ experience in managing a small business.

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    Chumani Kula

    Investment Principal : Old Mutual Private Equity

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    Chumani Kula

    Investment Principal : Old Mutual Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - South African Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments




    BBusSc (Hons: Finance); BCom (Hons: Accounting); CA(SA); CFA Charterholder

    Chumani joined Old Mutual Private Equity in 2007 as an Analyst, coming out of the Old Mutual TOPP Programme. He is presently an Investment Principal and represents the business on a number of its investee companies’ boards as well as the advisory boards of certain private equity funds. Over his career at OMPE, he has been involved in the full suite of private equity functions, from deal origination to implementation, investment management and exit.

    He is also the founding Chairman of Fun Learning for Youth, a non-profit organisation providing academic support to high school learners from disadvantaged communities to enable them to gain entry into university.

    Chumani has degrees in business science and accounting and is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst. Chumani has 9 years of experience in private equity investments.

    Chumani serves on the boards of the following companies: Actom, Pembani Group and Morecorp.

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    Collene Goldschmidt

    Fund Financial Manager : Impact Funds

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    Collene Goldschmidt

    Fund Financial Manager : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    BCompt (Hons)

    Collene joined Old Mutual Investment Group in August 2008 and was responsible for investment and operations support to the private equity, infrastructure and mezzanine debt funding areas. In January 2010 she joined the Development Impact Funds team and is responsible for investment and operations support function within the team.

    Prior to Old Mutual Investment Group, Collene was the Financial Manager of Sanlam Private Equity, having joined in 2005. Here she was responsible for the full financial, administrative and operational activities of the business.

    Collene began her professional career after completing her articles with Grant Thornton International, later joining Sanlam Employee Benefits in 2000 as an accountant. She also worked at Tellumat Manufacturing in 2002, as a Financial Accountant.

     

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  • Craig-Chambers

    Craig Chambers, CFA

    Head: Strategic Initiatives

    Craig-Chambers

    Craig Chambers, CFA

    Head: Strategic Initiatives



    Postgraduate Business Administration
    BCom

    Craig works in the office of the Director of Investments and is responsible for driving strategic initiatives identified by Old Mutual Investment Group. He is also responsible for the distribution efforts of one of Old Mutual Investment Group’s largest boutiques, Customised Solutions, with over R100bn in assets under management.

    Prior to this, Craig was Managing Director of Old Mutual Global Index Trackers (OMGxT) where he was responsible for the oversight and management of the boutique capability, boutique strategy, marketing, financials and oversight of all investment professionals.

    He served as the Chief Investment Officer during the initial five years before he was appointed as Managing Director.

    Prior to his tenure at OMGxT, he spent five years at SCMB Asset Managers as a unit trust fund manager.

    Craig has 20 years of work experience in asset management. CLOSE
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  • Dafne-Nienhuys

    Dafne Nienhuys

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

    Dafne-Nienhuys

    Dafne Nienhuys

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)



    With over 15 years’ worldwide experience in ground breaking social accountability and development projects, Dafne is a qualified registered social systems auditor. She has been active in the fresh produce industry since 1999. At UFF African Agri Investments she monitors social responsibility issues around each of the funds’ investments and coordinates the ESG assessments at farm level. CLOSE
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  • David-Lumby

    David Lumby

    Chief Operating Officer

    David-Lumby

    David Lumby

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Old Mutual Equities


    BCom Accounting (Hons), CA(SA)

    David joined Old Mutual Equities in 2014, and is responsible for managing the business operations, product, and the distribution strategy in the institutional market.

    David has been with Old Mutual since 2008. He joined the Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) finance team and was responsible for management reporting, business planning and quarterly forecasting to the OMEM Executive and Old Mutual plc. He then moved to Old Mutual Investment Group in 2011.  Prior to Old Mutual, David worked in the UK for UBS, Dresdner Bank and Old Mutual plc, before returning to South Africa and joining the financial services team at Ernst & Young.

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  • De-Wet-Wessel

    De Wet Wessel

    Investment Professional: Impact Funds

    De-Wet-Wessel

    De Wet Wessel

    Investment Professional: Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments



     

    B Com (Hons); CA (SA)

    De Wet joined Old Mutual Alternative Investments in February 2013 as a Deal Financial Manager.

    In 2015 he joined the greenfields team and is currently managing a portfolio of residential development assets, which includes strategic and operational decisions relating to these projects and their funding structures. 

    He brings with him operational experience at deal and project level together with a wide range of experience in the credit environment. De Wet also has significant experience in low-income housing and working in a financial management environment.

    Before joining Old Mutual Alternative Investments, he was employed by Mettle for six years, managing various departments and projects.The projects included the liquidation of a debtor book securitisation structure and recovery of a home loan debtor book which was in default.Prior to that De Wet did his accounting articles at LDP Inc.

     

     

     

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  • Denzil-Burger

    Denzil Burger

    Portfolio Manager

    Denzil-Burger

    Denzil Burger

    Portfolio Manager

    • MacroSolutions


    BCom

    Denzil was appointed as portfolio manager for the investment strategy of the OMLAC(SA) portfolios (Life funds) in October 2005. He has been actively involved in asset allocation since the inception of the previous named Old Mutual Asset Management (OMAM) Asset Allocation Group in 2002. He continues to play an active role in the management of MacroSolutions' institutional international portfolios and is specifically responsible for the World Balanced Funds.

    Denzil joined Old Mutual in 1983, and has held a number of different positions in the investment area. His broad experience has given him a wealth of knowledge across a wide range of investment matters, with one of his responsibilities having been the coordination of asset swap activity. Denzil managed the optimised portfolios of the Fairbairn Capital range and the PP Select Life portfolios since inception until September 2005. He has also managed pooled and segregated portfolios for SA and Namibian clients for many years.

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  • Dhesen-Moodley

    Dhesen Moodley

    Investment Professional : Infrastructure

    Dhesen-Moodley

    Dhesen Moodley

    Investment Professional : Infrastructure

    • Alternative Investments - Infrastructure
    • Alternative Investments




    BCom (Hons); CFA Charterholder, CFP

    Dhesen joined the IDEAS Managed Fund team in November 2012.  He is involved in the renewable energy assets, specialising in the origination and execution of transactions, and the management of existing assets.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Dhesen worked with Macquarie and African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Old Mutual Investment Group’s joint venture with the Macquarie Group, for over seven years as an infrastructure investment professional. 

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  • Doug Thomson

    Doug Thomson

    Head of Investor Relations

    Doug Thomson

    Doug Thomson

    Head of Investor Relations

    • Alternative Investments




    BCom (Hons)

    Doug joined Old Mutual Alternative Investments, part of the Old Mutual Investment Group, in September 2015 as Head of Investor Relations. Doug is responsible for engaging with investors and advisors regarding the Group’s Infrastructure, Private Equity and Development Impact Funds.

    Doug’s background enables him to share the benefits of over 20 years of experience in developing and managing clients’ investments across South African and international investments, both listed and private.

    Doug started his career at Investec Asset Management in 1996. While at Investec Doug gained extensive experience in active management across a diverse client base, including pension funds, medical aids, insurance companies and collective investment schemes. He was appointed as Director of the business and was responsible for institutional business development and managing strategic client relationships.

    In October 2003 Doug joined investment firm Brait to grow its Fund of Hedge Funds proposition and establish a client base. In 2008, this role became a group-wide role for Private Equity, Credit, Fund of Private Equity Funds and single Hedge Funds. In 2012 Doug left Brait to establish a third-party capital-raising business for a network of hedge funds. In 2014 Doug joined RECM, a specialist Value Manager.

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  • Duncan-Vink

    Duncan Vink

    Joint Managing Director – member of Management Team

    Duncan-Vink

    Duncan Vink

    Joint Managing Director – member of Management Team



    As one of the co-founders of UFF African Agri Investments, Duncan started his career as finance manager of Botho-Ubuntu Foods in Johannesburg. With an Msc in Investment Management and as a Chartered Financial Analyst, he has worked for international corporate and commercial institutions including being an investment manager at the Dutch Development Bank FMO. CLOSE
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  • Dwayne-Dipenaar

    Dwayne Dippenaar, CFA

    Investment Professional

    Dwayne-Dipenaar

    Dwayne Dippenaar, CFA

    Investment Professional



    Dwayne joined ELECTUS in April 2013 as an equity analyst in the global emerging markets team. His current responsibilities include emerging market stock analysis and selection, as well as supporting the ELECTUS team in analysing local stocks.

    Dwayne was previously at Berman Capital Management in New York for a year. His position was as a hedge fund research analyst, with a specific focus on US-listed retailers. Prior to that, he spent five years at PWC (where he completed his articles), two years of which were spent in their corporate finance department in New York. His experience included being involved in buy/sell side financial due diligence, as well as an auditor in the financial services banking sector.

    Dwayne has two years of investment-related experience.

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  • Erwin-Bouland

    Erwin Bouland

    Joint Managing Director – member of Management Team

    Erwin-Bouland

    Erwin Bouland

    Joint Managing Director – member of Management Team



    Prior to establishing UFF African Agri Investments, Erwin founded one of South Africa’s most successful fruit growing and exporting businesses. He also played a pivotal role in the acquisition and setting up of more than 20 farms throughout South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Erwin is both a visionary and a hands-on manager, particularly strong in acquisition and the turn-around of industrial scale farms in Africa. CLOSE
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  • Ettienne-de-Kock

    Ettienne de Kock

    Senior Investment Professional: Impact Funds

    Ettienne-de-Kock

    Ettienne de Kock

    Senior Investment Professional: Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    BEng (Industrial)

    Ettienne joined Old Mutual Alternative Investments in May 2014. As the Head of Business Development for the Impact Funds business, Ettienne is responsible for the development, capitalisation and operationalisation of new funds. In this role, he has set up the Old Mutual Retirement Accommodation Fund (a development finance and investment fund focusing on senior living in South Africa), Urban Impact Properties Limited (the scale residential rental portfolio of the Housing Impact Fund South Africa) and is currently setting up the Old Mutual African Impact Real Estate Fund (a scale housing development fund focusing on East and Southern Africa).

    Before joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Ettienne was responsible for the Joint Ventures business of Standard Bank Real Estate Investments in the Western Cape. Prior to Standard Bank, Ettienne was a Key Accounts Manager at ABSA Commercial Property Finance / Barclays Property Finance and an analyst at an unlisted property fund. Before embarking on his career in real estate finance and investment, Ettienne worked as a management consultant.

    Ettienne has a total of 15 years of experience in the real estate finance and investment industry and 3 years as a management consultant.

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  • Evan-Robins

    Evan Robins, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    Evan-Robins

    Evan Robins, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    • MacroSolutions


    BBusSci (Hons), MA (Research Psychology), MBA (Distinction)

    Evan joined MacroSolutions in February 2012 as the property portfolio manager. He manages the institutional and unit trust SA Quoted Property portfolios. Prior to this, Evan was part of Old Mutual Investment Group’s Equity Research team since December 2009. He was responsible for the portfolio management of all the property funds in research, as well as some analyst responsibilities.

    Evan was a rated broker analyst in the property sector at Nedsec for two and a half years. He also headed up the fixed income asset class for six years for BoE Private Clients. Evan was also responsible for listed property portfolios during his time at BoE. Evan also worked at Franklin Templeton NIB Investment and Mawenzi Asset Managers (formerly Brait Asset Managers) as the Head of Fixed Income. In addition, he worked as a management and strategy consultant for four years.

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    Farhad Khan

    Investment Principal : Old Mutual Private Equity

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    Farhad Khan

    Investment Principal : Old Mutual Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - South African Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments




    BCom (Hons)

    Farhad joined Old Mutual Private Equity in February 2005 as an Analyst. He is presently an Investment Principal and represents the business on a number of its investee companies’ boards. Over his career at OMPE, he has been involved in the full suite of private equity functions, from deal origination to implementation, investment management and exit. He was also involved in numerous mezzanine debt investments, and previously sat on the board of Mezzanine Partners.

    After completing his studies, he joined the Johannesburg office of global consulting group, Stern Stewart and Co. where he spent three years.

    Farhad has degrees in accounting and finance and has 12 years of private equity experience.

    Farhad serves on the boards of the following companies: Consol Glass, Tourvest Group, Morecorp and In2Food.

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  • FarhanaEbrahim

    Farhana Ebrahim

    Chief Operating Officer

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    Farhana Ebrahim

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Specialised Finance
    • Old Mutual Specialised Finance (OMSFIN)



    Qualifications: CA (SA)

    Farhana joined OMSFIN in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for maintaining and improving OMFIN’s operating capabilities, ensuring an adequate control environment and wider enterprise risk function is in place. She also manages major business and strategic initiatives including business planning. Her team oversees the Operational and Financial reporting, Operations, Investment Administration and IT infrastructure.

    Her background of more than 10 years of relevant experience enables her to bring extensive knowledge of asset management, operations, IT environment and general best practice to the fore. Farhana joined OMIG as Strategic Project Manager for the OMIG Executive Committee. Prior to that Farhana was Head of Retail Finance at Allan Gray Investments Ltd and CFO at Sanlam Collective Management (SIM).

     
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  • Fawaz-Fakier

    Fawaz Fakier, CFA

    Quantitative Analyst

    Fawaz-Fakier

    Fawaz Fakier, CFA

    Quantitative Analyst

    • Customised Solutions


    Fawaz joined the Quantitative Investments Team within Customised Solutions in 2015.  He is involved in portfolio management across the full spectrum of funds. He is also involved in quantitative analysis, product development and research. He serves as a consultant to the Indexation team on an offshore mandate and is involved in certain aspects of the business.

    Fawaz joined Customised Solutions’ Old Mutual Global Index Trackers in February 2013 as an Investment Analyst, where he was responsible for local and international portfolio management, optimisation and implementation. He was also involved in various research projects and product development.

    Prior to joining Customised Solutions, Fawaz was a Quantitative Analyst within the Risk Research Division at Old Mutual Investment Group for more than a year. 

    He started his asset management career as a Client Relationship Manager at Oasis Group Holdings, and later joined MetAm, where he moved through the ranks in various roles ranging from the Valuations team, to a Hybrid and Structured Investments specialist and eventually the Investment Risk team.

    Fawaz has nine years of work experience in the investment industry.

     

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  • Feroz-Basa

    Feroz Basa

    Joint Boutique Head

    Feroz-Basa

    Feroz Basa

    Joint Boutique Head

    • Global Emerging Markets


     

    Feroz is the joint boutique head of Global Emerging Markets and is responsible for managing and building the investment boutique, one of 10 Old Mutual Investment Group boutiques.

    Prior to setting up Global Emerging Markets, he was a portfolio manager and analyst in the ELECTUS boutique, after joining in February 2012.   
     
    He became portfolio manager of the Old Mutual High Yield Opportunity Fund in 2007 and assisted in implementing a philosophy and process for the Old Mutual High Yield Opportunity Fund and Old Mutual Value Fund. 

    While completing his studies, Feroz joined Old Mutual Unit Trusts in 1998. In 2004, he moved to Old Mutual Investment Group as a trainee analyst.

    With a passion for investments and a flair for numbers, he excelled in analysing both private and listed equities and became an equity analyst responsible for the building and construction, electronics and diversified transport companies.

    Feroz has 11 years of work experience in the asset management industry.

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  • Frank-Sibiya

    Frank Sibiya

    Portfolio Manager

    Frank-Sibiya

    Frank Sibiya

    Portfolio Manager

    • Customised Solutions


    Frank joined Customised Solutions in September 2009 as an Analyst, He became a Portfolio Manager in 2012, and is responsible for managing both local and international funds, optimisation and implementation. He has six years industry experience.

    Prior to joining Customised Solutions, he was a lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology (Mathematics and Statistics Department) for five years. Frank has worked as research assistant for Siyazi-SA consulting, under operations risk management.

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  • Gary-Davids

    Gary Davids

    Research Analyst

    Gary-Davids

    Gary Davids

    Research Analyst

    • MacroSolutions


    BCom Economics (Hons)

    Gary joined the MacroSolutions team in 2012. He is responsible for collating and validating data, as well as maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the systems employed within MacroSolutions. These systems are integral to the decision-making process in MacroSolutions, and his knowledge of these systems enables him to deliver on his primary responsibility which is to develop ideas that will add value to the investment team.

    Gary first joined Old Mutual Investment Group in 2009 on the Graduate Accelerated programme (GAP), where he rotated within Old Mutual Unit Trusts and thereafter joined Central Distribution as an MI Specialist at the end of 2010.

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  • GavinMacNaughton

    Gavin MacNaughton

    Head: Strategy and Business Development

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    Gavin MacNaughton

    Head: Strategy and Business Development

    • Specialised Finance
    • Old Mutual Specialised Finance (OMSFIN)



    Qualifications: B.BusSc, ACMA, CGMA

    Gavin joined OMSFIN in 2010 and is responsible for evaluating, formulating and implementing OMSFIN’s business strategy and business development agenda. Gavin is a member of the executive committee and is accountable for overseeing OMSFIN’s key strategic initiatives, as well as developing new growth opportunities for the business and ensuring OMSFIN’s alignment across both the Old Mutual Investment Group and the wider Emerging Market business.

    Gavin spent 10 years at Morgan Stanley’s London office where he fulfilled the role of strategic business consultant, primarily for the fixed income and commodities business. Gavin was responsible for driving the delivery of several key strategic initiatives and was accountable for the facilitation of new business initiatives (“NBI”) for the European business.

     

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  • Gavin-Wolmarans

    Gavin Wolmarans

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    Gavin-Wolmarans

    Gavin Wolmarans

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments



     
     

    BCom (Economics)

    Gavin joined Old Mutual Investment Group’s Alternative Investments in May 2015 as an Investment Professional within the Development Impact Funds team, with principal responsibility for the Retirement Accommodation Fund. His primary responsibility is origination, analysis and execution of projects of the fund.

    Gavin’s background in Real Estate Finance and Corporate Banking enables him to bring extensive knowledge of the property industry to new business origination and project analysis.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, he was employed as a Property Finance Manager at Standard Bank in the   Real Estate Finance Division, as well as a Credit Manager in the Corporate Banking Division.

    Gavin has over 15 years of relevant management experience within the property market and financial services industry. 

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  • Graham-Bell

    Graham Bell, CFA

    Strategist

    Graham-Bell

    Graham Bell, CFA

    Strategist

    • Old Mutual Equities


    BA (Hons), MCom, CFA Charterholder

    An award-winning analyst, Graham joined Old Mutual Equities in January 2013 and is responsible for the boutique’s investment strategy and asset allocation. 

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Equities, Graham was the Strategist at Investec Securities for four years. He has worked across the electricity, mining, stockbroking and emerging market debt sectors in both Johannesburg and London.  Graham has over 34 years of experience in economics and financial analysis. 

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  • Graham-Tucker

    Graham Tucker, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    Graham-Tucker

    Graham Tucker, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    • MacroSolutions


    BSc Actuarial Science (Hons)

    Graham joined Old Mutual in 2000 and is the portfolio manager of MacroSolutions’ range of balanced funds. Before assuming this responsibility in 2014, he was portfolio manager on a number of aggressive funds, including Edge28. In addition, Graham is the MacroSolutions’ quantitative strategist, risk manager and a member of the asset allocation group. He is quantitatively driven and adds value through his ability to thoroughly test ideas prior to implementation.

    Prior to joining MacroSolutions, Graham was a quantitative analyst in the Quantitative Research Unit (QRU). There he gained experience in the various risk and data systems within Old Mutual Investment Group, and assisted the team leader with the optimisation procedures for the unit's aggressive equity offering.

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  • Grant-Watson

    Grant Watson

    Joint Boutique Head

    Grant-Watson

    Grant Watson

    Joint Boutique Head

    • Customised Solutions


    BCom, MCom, MBA, SAIS, CMMD

    Grant is the Joint Boutique Head of Customised Solutions. This boutique has assets under management in excess of R100 billion. These assets comprise local and global investments across the investment spectrum. Grant is involved in driving the boutique investment process; developing and implementing the boutique strategy and managing various portfolios across the hedge fund; general equity; specialist equity and multi asset class range. 

    Grant has 22 years of financial markets experience encompassing managing currency, derivative, hedge fund and multi asset class portfolios. Grant began his career in the currency markets, trading currency derivatives on a proprietary basis for one of the large South African banks. Grant is a qualified stock broker and was a founder member of the team that set up one of the first hedge funds in South Africa in 1997. He joined Futuregrowth Asset Management in 2004, heading up their Alternative Investments business. Futuregrowth was acquired by Old Mutual Investment Group in 2008.



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  • Greg-Coe

    Greg Coe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    Greg-Coe

    Greg Coe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    BBusSc; MSc; CFA Level 2 candidate

    Greg joined Old Mutual Investment Group’s Alternative Investments in December 2009. He is a member of the Development Impact Funds team and his primary role is originating and managing new low-income housing-related investment.

    Prior to joining the Old Mutual Investment Group, he worked in an investment property company that specialised in the sourcing and structuring of private investment property assets. Greg’s work experience includes various roles involving the analysis and viability of property investments.

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  • Hang-Wah-Man

    Hang-Wah Man

    Investments

    Hang-Wah-Man

    Hang-Wah Man

    Investments



    Hang-Wah’ s role in the investment research field enables our involvement in innovative projects.  He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering and spent most of his career in structuring, executing and monitoring of private equity transactions in South East Asia and Southern Africa. He worked for several private equity firms since 1992, with a focus on emerging markets. In recent years Hang-Wah advised Chinese investors in deploying capital abroad, notably in Southern Africa. CLOSE
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  • HannelieGroenewald

    Hannelie Groenewald, CFA

    Head of Risk & Governance

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    Hannelie Groenewald, CFA

    Head of Risk & Governance

    • Specialised Finance
    • Old Mutual Specialised Finance (OMSFIN)



    Qualifications: CA(SA), CFA® Charterholder

    Hannelie is responsible for risk management and governance aspects of the various risk management teams in the business, including market and liquidity risk, credit risk, capital and other governance matters.

    Hannelie joined the Old Mutual Group in 1998 as Financial Manager of the Old Mutual Namibia group of companies. After three years she moved to the Old Mutual Central Finance area as Group Financial Accountant responsible for regulatory and statutory reporting functions. In 2005, she joined OMSFIN as Chief Financial Officer and became Chief Operating Officer in 2008 before assuming her current broader risk and governance role in 2014.

     
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  • Hanno-Niehaus

    Hanno Niehaus, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    Hanno-Niehaus

    Hanno Niehaus, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

    • Customised Solutions


    BEcon (Hons)

    Hanno is currently part of the portfolio management team responsible for the management of retail and institutional assets. His responsibilities include the management of multi asset class funds, as well as local and international equity portfolios.

    Before joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Hanno worked in the UK for two years. Since joining Old Mutual in 1998, Hanno has been involved in the management of derivative, multi-asset class funds, equity portfolios and hedge funds.

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  • segone_hope

    Hope Segone

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Hope Segone

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    BAcc; CA(SA)

    Hope joined Old Mutual Investment Group in September 2013. As a member of the Development Impact Funds team, he is responsible for researching, analysing and providing relevant information in the development impact investment space. In addition, Hope performs due diligences in the development impact investment space.

    Hope’s background enables him to bring his due diligence and financial skills to the fore. Prior to joining the Old Mutual Investment Group, he was an account manager at the Industrial Development Corporation for five years.

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  • hywel

    Hywel George

    Director of Investments

    hywel

    Hywel George

    Director of Investments



    BSc: Economics

    Hywel joined Old Mutual Investment Group in August 2013 and is responsible for the delivery of performance across the listed asset management business. He is key in providing thought leadership to the business as well as nurturing and developing new investment products.

    Hywel has worked in institutional and private client asset management in Europe and the Middle East for over 25 years. He began his investment career at Mercury Asset Management during which the business grew from US$10bn to US$100bn AUM. He then managed the UK and European Equity business for Goldman Sachs, growing external client AUM from US$1bn to over US$12bn, and helping to establish Goldman Sachs Asset Management as a highly regarded asset management operation in Europe.

    He then moved to Morgan Stanley where he managed the asset management equity business in Europe, before moving to become CEO of the Public Equity business of Dubai International Capital, with clients throughout the Middle East. Latterly, Hywel was a founding partner of Integral Asset Management, a boutique wealth management firm.

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  • Ian-Mason

    Ian Mason

    Senior Executive : Impact Funds

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    Ian Mason

    Senior Executive : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    BSc (Hons); MBA; MRICS

    Ian joined Old Mutual Investment Group’s Alternative Investments in December 2010. His primary responsibility is to source, execute and subsequently manage new business opportunities. His background enables him to bring an extensive knowledge of the property industry to new business origination and property asset management.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, he was employed at Standard Bank as director of Western Cape in Property Finance, Corporate and Investment Banking. Ian has over 30 years of relevant management experience within in the property market and financial services industry. 
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  • Ian-Woodley

    Ian Woodley, CFA

    Analyst

    Ian-Woodley

    Ian Woodley, CFA

    Analyst

    • Old Mutual Equities


    BSc (Hons: Mining Engineering), MBA, CFA Charterholder

    A multi-award winning portfolio manager, Ian joined Old Mutual Equities in April 2011 and is responsible for the diversified mining companies and non-mining companies such as steel, forestry and paper.  He is also the portfolio manager for the Old Mutual Mining and Resources Fund (unit trust).

    As a qualified engineer, Ian started his career on the mines, before becoming a mining analyst. He was at Stanlib (then Liberty) for over 11 years. During this time he held several senior positions, including Head of Equities and Head of Research, as well as managing a number of retail and institutional mining and equity funds. 

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  • Ilse-Zager

    Ilse Zager

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    Ilse-Zager

    Ilse Zager

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments



     

    BCom (Hons)

    Ilse joined the Impact Funds team in March 2008 as portfolio operations manager. In September 2009, her role changed to investment analyst, responsible for analysis of potential projects as well as the management of existing assets. Currently, as investment professional, she manages existing investments, is responsible for fund and investor reporting and for assisting the team in implementing a social and environmental management system. She has extensive work experience in the finance industry as a client care manager, business analyst and portfolio operations manager. Prior to joining the Old Mutual Investment Group, she was a business analyst at the Industrial Development Corporation. 

     

     

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  • Izak-Swanepoel

    Izak Swanepoel, CFA

    Investment Professional

    Izak-Swanepoel

    Izak Swanepoel, CFA

    Investment Professional

    • Global Emerging Markets


     

    Izak's current responsibilities in the Old Mutual GEM boutique include analysing large listed emerging market companies in the industrial, consumer discretionary, staple and energy sectors.

    He has extensive experience in large cap equity research in both developed and emerging markets, focusing on the industrial sectors. Izak joined Old Mutual Investment Group’s ELECTUS boutique in May 2012.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Izak worked in AllianceBernstein's Cape Town-based investment research team for nearly nine years. His responsibilities included large cap equity research on emerging markets (EMEA industrials, airlines, homebuilders and utilities) and developed markets (European airlines, homebuilders and utilities).

    His previous experience also includes time at Bank of America Securities in London as a senior analyst in European telecoms; at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) in London and at PricewaterhouseCoopers, in both their London and Cape Town offices.

    Izak has 15 years' investment-related experience as a global equity analyst, four years of experience in corporate finance, specifically involving valuation consulting in Europe, and a further four years of experience in accounting and auditing.

     

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    Jacci Myburgh

    Head : Old Mutual Private Equity

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    Jacci Myburgh

    Head : Old Mutual Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - South African Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments




    BCom (Hons); Acc (Hons); CA (SA)

    Jacci was appointed as the Head of Old Mutual Private Equity (OMPE) in May 2013 and oversees the strategic direction and operational running of the business.

    He is also actively involved in all the investment decision-making processes and is a member of the OMPE Investment Committee. In addition to assuming responsibility for the overall private equity programme, he retains portfolio responsibility for certain investments and currently serves on the boards of several investee companies as well as the advisory boards of several private equity funds.

    Jacci served his articles with PriceWaterhouseCoopers before joining Anglo American’s Corporate Finance division in 1999 for two years. He then worked with Old Mutual’s Corporate Finance division for 5 years before moving to OMPE as a Portfolio Manager in February 2005.

    Jacci has degrees in accounting and is a Chartered Accountant. He has 19 years of industry experience and 12 years in private equity investments.

    Jacci serves on the boards of the following companies and funds: Actom, Consol, Primedia, Morecorp and the Advisory boards of Actis III and Ethos V and VI as well as Brait IV.

     

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