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Investment Management Team

1 Francois du Plessis, CFP

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom (Hons) Financial Planning

MCom (Investment Management)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

MEMBERSHIPS

South African Institute of Stockbrokers (SAIS)

Investment Analysts Society of South Africa (IASSA)

Financial Planning Institute (FPI)

EXPERIENCE

VEGA Asset Management (2005 – present)

PSG Securities (1999 – 2005)

BoE Natwest Stockbrokers (1996 – 1999)

Frankel Pollak Stockbrokers (1994 – 1996)

First National Trust (1992 – 1994)

MISCELLANEOUS

Loves animals, reads history and collects art

Managing Director

2 Frants Preis

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom (Hons) Financial Planning

CFA Charterholder

MEMBERSHIPS

Investment Analysts Society South Africa (IASSA)

CFA Institute

Golden Key International Honour Society

EXPERIENCE

VEGA Asset Management (2016 – present)

Kruger International (2015 – 2016)

Adendorff Auditors (2013 – 2015)

Finbond Mutual Bank (2011 – 2013)

MISCELLANEOUS

Frants is an accomplished musician and holds an honours degree in performing arts (piano) from the University of Pretoria.

Portfolio Manager

5 Louis Storm

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom (Hons) Investment Management

CFA level 2 candidate

MISCELLANEOUS

Enjoy all sports and outdoor activities.

Investment Analyst

3 Matie von Wielligh

QUALIFICATIONS

BSc (Mech. Eng.)

MBA (University of Stellenbosch)

Stanford Executive Programme (Stanford, USA)

DIRECTORSHIPS

Afrimat Ltd

EXPERIENCE

Matie has over 40 years’ engineering and business experience and currently consults on business strategy, new business development and project management. He previously held senior management positions at Iscor Mining and Kumba Resources before becoming managing director of Sishen Iron Ore Company.

Non-Executive Chairman

4 Coen Bester

QUALIFICATIONS

BSc (Electr. Eng.)

MBA (University of Pretoria)

OPM (Harvard Business School)

DIRECTORSHIPS

Etion Ltd

Alaris Holdings Ltd

EXPERIENCE

Coen is a seasoned businessman and serial entrepreneur, having successfully run his own high-tech venture, which he later sold. He has studied and taught leadership to various corporate clients for over 15 years. He is the author of “Live & Lead: Discover Your Personal and Organisational Guidancy System”, which was published in 2012. He is the CEO and owner of BrainWorks, a management consulting company.

Non-Executive Director 

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Francois du Plessis, CFP

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom (Hons) Financial Planning

MCom (Investment Management)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

MEMBERSHIPS

South African Institute of Stockbrokers (SAIS)

Investment Analysts Society of South Africa (IASSA)

Financial Planning Institute (FPI)

EXPERIENCE

VEGA Asset Management (2005 – present)

PSG Securities (1999 – 2005)

BoE Natwest Stockbrokers (1996 – 1999)

Frankel Pollak Stockbrokers (1994 – 1996)

First National Trust (1992 – 1994)

MISCELLANEOUS

Loves animals, reads history and collects art

Frants Preis, CFA

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom (Hons) Financial Planning

CFA Charterholder

MEMBERSHIPS

Investment Analysts Society South Africa (IASSA)

CFA Institute

Golden Key International Honour Society

EXPERIENCE

VEGA Asset Management (2016 – present)

Kruger International (2015 – 2016)

Adendorff Auditors (2013 – 2015)

Finbond Mutual Bank (2011 – 2013)

MISCELLANEOUS

Frants is an accomplished musician and holds an honours degree in performing arts (piano) from the University of Pretoria.

Louis Storm

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom (Hons) Investment Management

CFA level 2 candidate

MISCELLANEOUS

Enjoy all sports and outdoor activities.

Matie von Wielligh

QUALIFICATIONS

BSc (Mech. Eng.)

MBA (University of Stellenbosch)

Stanford Executive Programme (Stanford, USA)

DIRECTORSHIPS

Afrimat Ltd

EXPERIENCE

Matie has over 40 years’ engineering and business experience and currently consults on business strategy, new business development and project management. He previously held senior management positions at Iscor Mining and Kumba Resources before becoming managing director of Sishen Iron Ore Company.

Coen Bester

QUALIFICATIONS

BSc (Electr. Eng.)

MBA (University of Pretoria)

OPM (Harvard Business School)

DIRECTORSHIPS

Etion Ltd

Alaris Holdings Ltd

EXPERIENCE

Coen is a seasoned businessman and serial entrepreneur, having successfully run his own high-tech venture, which he later sold. He has studied and taught leadership to various corporate clients for over 15 years. He is the author of “Live & Lead: Discover Your Personal and Organisational Guidancy System”, which was published in 2012. He is the CEO and owner of BrainWorks, a management consulting company.