Managing Director (Adventis Limited, Adventis SA)
18 years of investment experience and previously managed the Africa public equity portfolios of Investec, Investec Investment Forum and the Investec Africa Macroeconomic Forum, Portfolio Manager of the T Rowe Price Africa and Middle East portfolios, Senior Emerging Market financial analyst T Rowe Price, Global financial analyst ABN AMRO.
Director (Adventis Limited, Afinitas Limited)
Managing Director AFSIC, Afinitas Limited (listed on Botswana Stock Exchange), previously Managing Director of the Botswana Share Market (Botswana Stock Exchange), founder and Managing Director of Capital Group Botswana – Botswana largest investment banking operation.
Director, Portfolio Manager Fixed Income (Adventis Limited, Saffron Wealth)
Brandon has 16 years investment experience and was co-founder of Saffron Wealth, a specialist asset manager. He was previously head of Hybrid and Structured Investments at Metropolitan Asset Managers, Treasurer of Seaboard Overseas Limited, a NYSE listed commodity trading company. Prior to that he was at BoE Bank Treasury on the interest rate, currency and risk management desks. Brandon has extensive experience in credit, structuring, currency management and hedging and Brandon holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce and is a CFA Charterholder.
Senior Analyst (Adventis SA)
Diane has twelve years of African investment experience. Diane spent four years as the Chief Investment Officer of Uqalo, a private equity firm investing in consumer related businesses across Africa. Before Uqalo, she spent eight years at Investec Asset Management as an Equity Analyst and later Co-Portfolio of an Emerging Market Equity Fund.
Assistant Portfolio Manager Fixed Income and Lead Analyst, (Saffron Wealth Pty Ltd)
Anina has 6 years investment experience and has been the lead analyst on the fund since 2013. Anina holds an Honours degree in Commerce and is a CFA Charterholder.
Analyst African Equity (Adventis SA)
Michael has over seven years of African experience working in various investment and banking roles. This included five years at Fidelity Bank in Nigeria. He holds a Master’s degree Financial & Risk Management from the University of Cape Town and is currently a Level 3 candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
Head East Africa (Adventis Limited)
Deepak has filled leadership roles in deal origination, risk management and fund development with investment banks, Private Debt and Equity managers. He particularly focuses on Financial Institutions, Resources and Infrastructure in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, having extensive experience also of North America and Europe.
Deepak provides regular commentary and advice on capital markets development and bank regulation in East Africa. He is an adviser to the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s Infrastructure Financing Program and is a board member of non-profits, impact and micro-finance funds. Currently he also serves as regional board member for East Africa at the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business.
Analyst (Adventis SA)
Joy Motlaleng has four years of African focused experience having worked in investment consulting and at investment holding company level. This included positions at Alexander Forbes Botswana and Afinitas Limited, a Botswana listed company. She holds a BTech degree in Financial Information Systems as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management.
CFO (Adventis Limited)
CFO with versatile skillset across Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning and Audit. Demonstrated Finance leadership in dynamic markets across Asset Management, Stockbroking and Retail. International career across a broad range of Financial Institutions as Head of Finance/Financial Director and Auditor at Imara Capital Securities, Capital Asset Management, Capital Africa, Africa Events Limited and Ernst & Young.
Economics (BSc Econ) degree at City University (1989-1992), Chartered Accountant (ICAEW: Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales).
Alex Da Silva
Analyst (Adventis International)
Alex da Silva joined Adventis in January 2019 as a trainee investment analyst, with a focus on Africa macro research. He graduated from UCT in 2017 with a Bachelor of Commerce specialising in Management Studies. He then went on to graduate from UCT in 2018 with a Bachelor of Commerce Honours specialising in Economics. He works on analysing the African continent at a macro-level to translate valuable information at a micro-level for individual African countries. He assists in the portfolio construction and risk management of the fund whilst performing active pre-compliance monitoring and implementation of risk modelling of investments.
Director (Afinitas Limited)
Leutlwetse has worked extensively in the capital markets and resources sector in Botswana. He has held key executive positions at Capital Securities (now Imara Capital Securities) where he worked as the Head Client Services responsible for institutional and retail clients. He has also worked as Country Manager for Minergy Limited responsible for the company’s operations in Botswana.
Leutlwetse is the Executive Director of Afinitas Limited, a pan African investment holding company. He is responsible for compliance within the Group and providing administrative support to investee companies.