B.Com; B. Hons (B&A); MBA; CFA
Pieter joined Edge Capital in May 2011 to head up business development and marketing. He is also responsible for portfolio management and construction. Pieter has 28 years of a vast array of experience across all asset classes and product types in the investment industry. He was appointed Director of Edge Capital from March 2021.
Pieter ViljoenChief Investment Officer
B.Sc (Comp.Sc); CFA
Pieter joined Edge Capital in January 2008 as Chief Investment Officer. As CIO, Pieter currently oversees the investment process at Edge, focusing on the institutional market. He has 27 years of experience in the investment industry.
Lynn LekayPortfolio Analyst
Lynn joined Edge Capital as an analyst in December 2016. She is responsible for manager and strategy research across the numerous domestic portfolios. Lynn is currently operating under supervision in attaining her Category II and IIA regulatory sign-off. She has 16 years of experience in the investment industry.
Thoriso SeepiInvestment Risk Manager
MSc Computational Finance
Thoriso joined Edge Capital’s enterprise development initiative, Alusi in June 2019. He is responsible for all the quantitative investment processes, data analysis, interpretation and analysis of attribution, risk and performance statistics and monitoring the daily mandate compliance process. He is currently under supervision for obtaining the relevant Category II and IIA regulatory sign-offs. Thoriso has 7 years of experience in the investment industry.
Zintle MzondoInvestment Team Trainee
Zintle joined Edge Capital’s enterprise development initiative, Alusi on 1 March 2020. She is a MAD Leadership Bursary Programme recipient and graduate who participated in the Alusi mentorship programme in 2019. Zintle has a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Operations Research and Investments Management from the University of Stellenbosch, and will focus on systems development, data integration and optimisation in all investment processes.
Hayley RichardsBusiness Co-ordinator
Hayley is the corporate marketing manager at Edge Capital. She is also responsible for ESG integration into the investment process and business strategy and provides investment support to the portfolio management team. Hayley has 20 years of experience in the investment industry.
Carmen BassonInvestment Assistant
Carmen is responsible for daily data report uploads and provides administrative support to the portfolio management team. She has 16 years of experience in the investment industry.