WHO WE ARE

Great things begin with great people


We attract high-performing individuals who are passionate about their area of expertise. Whether they are in investments, marketing, IT, or finance, our people respect the value that the savings and investment industry can create for our investors.

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Who we are looking for

We hire exceptional individuals who are committed to developing their potential. We expect strong individual performance, along with teamwork and collaboration.

Our working environment

We embrace diversity and our company culture is centred on the values of respect, integrity, accountability, pushing beyond boundaries, and being people-centred.

Learning and development

We believe that growing our people will grow our business. We encourage personal and career development through learning interventions designed in collaboration with individuals.

Rewards and recognition

Outstanding performance is recognised through a comprehensive reward programme. We believe this enhances performance, commitment and job satisfaction.

Our Team

Nic Andrew
Nic Andrew

Nic Andrew

Head of Nedgroup Investments

Nic completed his articles at Deloitte and Touche (SA) and joined their Corporate Finance team in London in 1996. In 1999, he joined Nedcor Investment Bank and later became Head of Investments. Following the merger between BoE and Nedcor in 2003, Nic was appointed Head of Nedgroup Investments.

Catherine Sevenoaks
Catherine Sevenoaks

Catherine Sevenoaks

Chief Operating Officer

Catherine joined Nedgroup Investments in 2003 as Head of Management Support, where she was responsible for finance and the implementation of strategic business initiatives. Before joining Nedgroup Investments, Catherine was Executive Director of Finance and Operations for African Harvest Management Company. Before that, she spent 10 years at Old Mutual Unit Trust Management Company as Executive Manager.

Ashraaf Hoosain
Ashraaf Hoosain

Ashraaf Hoosain

Head of Client Services

Ashraaf joined Nedgroup Investments as Finance Manager in July 2004 and was later appointed as Head of Client Services. Before that he spent seven years at Woolworths, where he held various positions within retail and financial services.

Shaun Anderson
Shaun Anderson

Shaun Anderson

Head of Business Development

Shaun joined Nedgroup Investments in 2005 as Head of Business Development. Prior to that he worked at Investec Asset Management as a director of Investec Personal Investments and Investec Investment Management Services, heading up product development and business development.

Phatheka Ncwana
Phatheka Ncwana

Phatheka Ncwana

Head of Marketing

Phatheka joined Nedgroup Investments in 2008 as Head of Marketing. Before that she was Head of Marketing at SYmmETRY Multi-Manager. Phatheka also worked for Old Mutual Fairbairn Capital as Senior Marketing Consultant and Old Mutual Employee Benefits as Brand Communication Specialist. Prior to joining financial services, she worked in broadcast media for SABC and P4 Radio.

Trevor Garvin
Trevor Garvin

Trevor Garvin

Head of Multi-Management

Prior to his current role, Trevor set up and ran the multi-manager division of BoE Private Clients for seven years. He was previously a director of Edge Asset Management after the merger of Edge and TMA Investment Products Services. He has also worked as a consultant at Barra International and lectured Economics and Finance at the University of Cape Town.

Sean Segar
Sean Segar

Sean Segar

Head of Product - Cash Solutions

Sean joined Nedgroup Investments in 2011 to focus on growing the Cash Solutions area. He was previously with the broader Standard Bank group for 16 years. His roles included senior portfolio manager in SCMB Asset Management and head of various STANLIB business units including institutional business; he was also Chief Investment Officer for property in the Liberty Group.

Rushdah Salie
Rushdah Salie

Rushdah Salie

Head of Human Resources

Rushdah has over 10 years’ HR leadership experience and was appointed Head of Human Resources in September 2010. Prior to joining Nedgroup Investments, Rushdah served as the Head of HR at BoE Private Clients (now Nedbank Private Wealth) and held various HR roles at Woolworths (Pty) Ltd.

Liezel Momberg
Liezel Momberg

Liezel Momberg

Head of Legal Services

Liezel joined Nedgroup Investments in 2003 as Head of Legal, Risk and Compliance Services. She has worked in the financial services industry since 1996, gaining experience as senior legal advisor at Old Mutual, and as compliance officer at Nedcor Investment Bank.

Quaniet Richards
Quaniet Richards

Quaniet Richards

Head of Institutional

Quaniet joined Nedgroup Investments in 2016 as Head of Institutional, responsible for growing and developing the Institutional business for Nedgroup Investments. Prior to joining Nedgroup Investments, Quaniet held the position of Head of Strategic Partners for Sanlam Investments. He has also held the positions of Chief Client Officer for Momentum and Marketing Director for Investec Asset Management. Quaniet has 19 years of experience across the South African investment industry.

Robin Johnson
Robin Johnson

Robin Johnson

Head of Investments

Robin joined Nedgroup Investments in 2016 as Head of Investments, with responsibility for the 'Best of Breed' range of investment funds. Prior to joining Nedgroup Investments, Robin held the position of Head of Portfolio Management for Morningstar’s Investment Management group for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Robin has been working in the investment industry since 1997 and has more than 16 years’ experience as an Investment Consultant and Portfolio Manager for Fund of Fund multi-asset strategies.

Donna Barnes
Donna Barnes

Donna Barnes

Head of Retail Direct channel

Donna Barnes joined the Nedgroup Investments team in November 2016 as the head of our Retail Direct Client channel.  Donna is responsible for the overarching direct client business. She has been in the financial services industry for 13 years, having gained experience in the wealth, LISP and asset management space and has a deep understanding of the needs of individual investors. Donna previously held the position of Head of Marketing at Discovery Invest, Glacier by Sanlam and BoE Private Clients.

Andrew Lodge
Andrew Lodge

Andrew Lodge

Managing Director

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in offshore financial services covering funds, trusts and he was previously Managing Director of the offshore subsidiary of a leading UK Bank. He has served on several industry bodies and is a former Chairman of the Isle of Man Fund Manager’s Association.  In addition to his role as Director of the UCITS structures he has been responsible for running the international businesses based in both the Isle of Man and London since he joined in 1996.  

Chris Watterson
Chris Watterson

Chris Watterson

Head of Risk & Compliance

Chris has over 20 years experience in offshore financial services, having held senior risk and governance positions in the fiduciary and investment sectors, most recently as Chief Compliance Officer and Director to one of the Isle of Man’s largest independent investment groups. He joined Nedgroup Investments in 2015, and is responsible for the oversight, implementation and management of the risk and compliance framework, ensuring that its products and services conform to regulatory requirement, Group policies and standards and that all key risks are identified and managed accordingly.

Simon Spenser
Simon Spenser

Simon Spenser

Head - Relationship Management

Upon leaving university Simon joined one of the major UK Life Assurance companies where his roles there included Fund Accountant and latterly Corporate Accountant. Simon has worked in the financial services sector in the Isle of Man since 1993 and during his time with Nedgroup Investments he has held the positions of Administration Manager and Compliance Officer.  He is currently responsible for the International Client and Broker Services Team and relationship management with key clients. Simon also acts as Company Secretary to Nedgroup Investments (IOM) Limited and Nedgroup Investment Advisors (UK) Limited.

Helen Christian
Helen Christian

Helen Christian

Senior Financial Accountant

Helen trained with KPMG in the Isle of Man and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1998.  Helen has 16 years post qualification experience in the financial services sector in the Isle of Man, in both banking and asset management businesses.   Helen joined Nedgroup Investments (IOM) Limited in 2011 and is responsible for the financial reporting and controls of the Company.

Tracey Wiltcher
Tracey Wiltcher

Tracey Wiltcher

Director of Nedgroup Investments (IOM) Ltd

Tracey joined Nedgroup Investments in 1993. Her vast experience is predominantly concentrated on Investment Business initially for Private Clients and latterly on Collective Investment Schemes.   She combines the responsibilities of her role as Director of the Business with being a Director of the UCITS structures responsible for the overall product development and management of the fund companies. 

Andrew Yeadon
Andrew Yeadon

Andrew Yeadon

Head of Investments - London

Andrew joined Nedgroup Investments in 2012 following 11 years with Schroders Investment Management. During his time at Schroders he formed their Multi-Manager Team which saw the GBP130m of seed capital provided in 2003 grow to GBP1.6bn by 2011. At Nedgroup Investments, Andrew is Chairman of both the International StratCom and the Global Investment Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of Nedgroup Investment Advisors (UK) Limited.

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