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    Thurston Goliath

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Thurston Goliath

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments



     

    Qualifications: BCom (Hons); MBA; CA(SA); CFA® Charterholder

    Thurston joined Old Mutual Investment Group in March 2013 as an Investment Professional within the Impact Funds team. With his extensive investment experience across Africa, he joined principally to expand the team’s investments across the rest of the continent. In addition, he has also been involved in the management of the business’s rental property investments in South Africa.

    His main responsibilities encompass origination, analysis and due diligence of projects/investments of the business’ funds as well as managing the implementation, performance and exits from the funds. 

    Thurston’s extensive experience investing in various asset classes across Sub-Saharan Africa means that he brings with him an understanding of working across the continent that is second to none.

    Before joining Old Mutual Investment Group, he completed his MBA at Oxford University’s Said Business School and did corporate finance consulting. Prior to that, he spent three and a half years as Vice President and Senior Investment Analyst at Renaissance Asset Managers’ Africa Multi-Strategy Fund based in London. He also worked as a Senior Executive in Ernst & Young’s London Private Equity Advisory Division. Before moving to London, Thurston worked at Investec Asset Management analysing South African, Botswana and Namibian companies. He completed his articles at PwC. 

     

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    Greg Coe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Greg Coe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    Qualifications: BBusSc; MSc; CFA® Charterholder 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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    Willem Van Der Merwe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Willem Van Der Merwe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments



     

    Qualifications: BAcc (Hons); CA(SA) 

    Willem joined the Impact Funds team in June 2010. As a member of this team, Willem is responsible for originating and managing investments in the Schools and Education Investment Impact Fund.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, he spent seven years working in the property industry, working for GE Real Estate, Prudential Property Investment Managers, Mirvac UK and Deloitte.

     

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    Mnombo Kondile

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Mnombo Kondile

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    Qualifications: BSc

    Mnombo joined the Development Impact Funds team in June 2011. He is responsible for assisting in the origination of projects, due diligence of projects, financial structuring and modelling, development of term sheets and writing investment proposals.

    Prior to joining the Development Impact Fund team, he worked in various roles within the Old Mutual Group, including executive assistant to the CEO of Old Mutual Investment Group, product management consultant for the Greenlight range of risk products and as an actuarial student within Retail Risk Product Development.

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    Shaila Desai

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Shaila Desai

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    Qualifications: BCom (Hons); CA(SA)

    Shaila joined the Development Impact Fund team in August 2012. She is responsible for research and analysis, assisting in the origination of projects, due diligence of projects, financial structuring and modelling, asset valuation, development of term sheets, writing investment proposals, social impact analysis.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Shaila spent six years in the retail industry, working for Woolworths (Pty) Ltd as the Financial Analyst for the International and Franchise Division.

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    Walter Tafangombe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

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    Walter Tafangombe

    Investment Professional : Impact Funds

    • Alternative Investments - Impact Funds
    • Alternative Investments




    Qualifications: BSc Prop (Hons)

    Walter joined Old Mutual Investment Group in March 2013. As a member of the Development Impact Funds team, he is responsible for assisting asset managers with analyses of potential projects, as well as management of existing assets in the Development Impact Funds’ portfolios.

    Walter’s background enables him to bring his property and financial skills to the fore. Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, he was a junior development manager at Pick n Pay (Pty) Ltd.

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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




    Qualifications: 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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    Farhad Khan

    Investment Partner : Old Mutual Private Equity

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    Farhad Khan

    Investment Partner : 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, In2Food and Medhold Group.

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    Mohsin Cajee

    Investment Partner : Old Mutual Private Equity

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    Mohsin Cajee

    Investment Partner : Old Mutual Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - South African Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments




    BCompt; BCom (Hons); M.Com

    Mohsin joined Old Mutual Private Equity in 2009 as an Associate. He is presently an Investment Principal at OMPE 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.

    After several years as an Audit Manager, Mohsin moved to Old Mutual in 2004 to work as a Business and Research Analyst tasked with various research projects across the Old Mutual Investment Group. In 2006 Mohsin joined the Alternative Investment team as Deputy to the CFO, working across the Private Equity, Infrastructure and Development fund teams.

    Mohsin has degrees in accounting and a master’s degree in finance.

    Mohsin serves on the boards of the following companies and funds: In2Food, Tiger Automotive Investments, Primedia and the Advisory Boards of CapitalWorks I.

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    Leon Liebenberg

    Investment Professional : International Private Equity

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    Leon Liebenberg

    Investment Professional : International Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - International Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments




    BAcc (Hons); CA(SA); MBA

    Leon joined the Alternative Investments boutique in April 2007, as a member of the International Private Equity team, where he has been instrumental in implementing the organisation of the OMIGSA International Private Equity Funds of Funds.

    He forms part of the advisory team that makes investment recommendations to the fund, and is involved in the monitoring of the fund’s investments. Leon also advises the fund in respect of its financial operations and reporting.

    Leon’s work experience started with completing his articles at Deloitte & Touche in Johannesburg. Thereafter, he worked in the Corporate Finance division of UAL Merchant Bank for nine years, advancing to General Manager. During this time, he advised listed companies regarding mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and fundraising.

    He was involved in direct private equity investing from 1996 to 2006 with entities such as New Africa Advisors, Gensec Bank and Absa Capital. There he gained valuable experience in making private equity investments, post-investment management of private equity investments, structuring private equity funds, restructuring of investments and exiting from investments. During this time he served on the boards of directors of a number of companies. 

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    Kathleen Danoher

    Investment Professional : International Private Equity

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    Kathleen Danoher

    Investment Professional : International Private Equity

    • Alternative Investments - International Private Equity
    • Alternative Investments




    BS (Hons); MBA

    Kathleen assists with the development of the OMIGSA International Funds of Funds programme. Her expertise is in portfolio fund due diligence, selection and reporting. She serves as an alternate advisory board member for certain portfolio funds.

    Kathleen’s background is in global private equity fund investing, which has enabled her to bring new investment relationships and perspectives to the program.

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    Ziyaad Parker, CFA

    Investment Analyst

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    Ziyaad Parker, CFA

    Investment Analyst

    • Customised Solutions


    Ziyaad joined Customised Solutions in February 2014. He is primarily responsible for domestic portfolio management, portfolio optimisation and implementation. Ziyaad also contributes to various research projects.

    Prior to joining Customised Solutions, Ziyaad was a Performance Analyst within the Performance Research division at Old Mutual Investment Group. He began his career at Riscura as a Risk Analyst consulting to domestic pension funds. Ziyaad later joined State Street where he ultimately worked as a Senior Fund Accountant in the offshore pension fund team.

    Ziyaad has six years of work experience in the investment industry.

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    Hanno Niehaus, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

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    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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  • Neliswe-Nzama

    Nelisiwe Nzama

    Portfolio Manager

    Neliswe-Nzama

    Nelisiwe Nzama

    Portfolio Manager

    • Customised Solutions


    BCom (Accounting), BCom Actuarial Science (Hons), EMBA 

    Nelisiwe joined Old Mutual Investment Group in August 2006 and has 16 years financial market experience. Since 2006, she has been involved in the management of the Old Mutual Volatility Arbitrage Fund, and since 2009 has been co-manager of the Old Mutual Premium Equity Fund. Nelisiwe has been instrumental in building and populating various quantitative models used extensively in the management of the derivative-based hedge funds. She has strong technical and quantitative modelling skills.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Nelisiwe worked as a senior actuarial assistant at Old Mutual Retail Product Development. Nelisiwe worked as a senior portfolio implementation analyst at Metropolitan Asset Managers for two years. She also worked as an actuarial assistant at Momentum Employee Benefits for five and a half years.

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    Theresa Delcarme

    Business Development Executive

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    Theresa Delcarme

    Business Development Executive

    • Customised Solutions


    B.Sc

    Theresa manages Customised Solutions’ existing client relationships and is responsible for new business development. This encompasses maintaining existing clients, securing new clients, addressing all client needs and ensuring the professional delivery of services to clients with the objective of client satisfaction and retention, as well as the growth of the existing institutional client base.

    Theresa joined Old Mutual Investment Group in 1997 as Manager Client Contractual Legal Services before she moved to Distribution in 2003, where she was responsible for the management and retention of a portfolio of institutional clients. Prior to this she worked for Old Mutual Employee Benefits as an actuarial pension fund valuation analyst and later as an investment marketing analyst involved in the development of a range of investment consulting, consolidated reporting and performance evaluation services to retirement fund trustees.

     

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  • David-Lumby

    David Lumby

    Chief Operating Officer

    David-Lumby

    David Lumby

    Chief Operating Officer



    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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    Neelash Hansjee

    Analyst

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    Neelash Hansjee

    Analyst

    • Old Mutual Equities


    BCom, CA(SA)

    Neelash joined Old Mutual Equities in April 2014 and is responsible for analysing companies within the financial sector. He is also a portfolio manager for the Old Mutual Financial Services Fund (unit trust).

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Equities, Neelash was the lead South African banks analyst at Credit Suisse. He was also an equity analyst at JP Morgan for three years, working on the South African financial sector. He qualified as a CA(SA) at Ernst & Young, specialising in the financial services and retail sectors. 

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    Hywel George

    Director of Investments

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    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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    John Orford

    Portfolio Manager

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    John Orford

    Portfolio Manager

    • MacroSolutions


    BA Economic History (Hons), MSc Development Economics (Oxford University), MBA

    John Orford joined MacroSolutions in 2014 as a portfolio manager responsible for managing conservative funds.

    He is responsible for managing the Stable Growth, Moderate Balanced and Real Income Unit Trusts as well as the Profile Moderate and Profile Capital institutional funds.

    Prior to joining MacroSolutions, John spent nine years as the Investment Strategist at UBS South Africa, where he was responsible for advising South African and global asset managers investing in South Africa. In his last two years at UBS, he was also responsible for the emerging EMEA Equity strategy.

    Prior to that John has worked in similar capacities at investment banks in London. He has 16 years of experience in financial markets and seven years of experience as an economist in public and private sector capacities in Namibia and South Africa. 

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    Randolph Oosthuizen, CFA

    Analyst

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    Randolph Oosthuizen, CFA

    Analyst

    • Old Mutual Equities


    MSc Eng Mechanical, MBA Financial Management (Cum Laude), CFA Charterholder 
     
    Randolph joined Old Mutual Equities in June 2014 as an analyst in the Africa fund management team.

    Previously he was Head of Research at a leading Pan-African stockbroking firm for six years, responsible for a team of analysts covering 16 African markets. During this time he led his team to a number of awards for excellence in research, most notably being voted “Best Research House in Sub-Saharan Africa” in the Euromoney Africa Research Survey for three consecutive years.

    Randolph started his career in engineering, before transitioning to finance about 11 years ago. He has 21 years of experience in engineering, mining, finance and investment. 

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