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ARE YOU A WEALTH MANAGER OF THE FUTURE?​

Do you have a digital-first mindset?

Do you provide holistic and goals-based financial advice?

Do you understand the power of the right partnership to grow your business?

Then you are a wealth manager of the future. 

A wealth manager we would like to partner with in changing the way investments are done in South Africa.

Connect with our team

Head of Distribution

Georgina
Smith

Georgina holds a strong belief that you’re never  too old to learn and that continual development  helps people get better and stay motivated to provide an exceptional service in whatever line of work they are in.

Her two decades of experience across a variety of industries within a broad spectrum of companies, from start ups to large corporates, internationally and locally has given her a diverse, fresh and welcome outlook to getting things done.
Head of Strategic Accounts

Stephen
Backhouse

A strategic relationship specialist with experience in the asset management and platform industry, Stephen is responsible for strategic relationships at INN8. He holds a deep knowledge of investment products and a sound grasp of local and international markets and trends.
Strategic account manager

Xavier
Zealand​

An experienced account specialist with a demonstrated history working in the financial services industry, Xavier’s skills include business process, business planning, investments, banking, customer relationship management (CRM), and retirement planning.
Sales manager

Alain
Desfontaines

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Fascinated by the financial markets and driven to keep learning each day, Alain’s responsibility as Sales Manager is to oversee all BMDs, ensuring they maintain a healthy relationship with our wealth managers.

His skillset includes customer service, investments and management.
Client Services Manager

Sumaiya
Ismail

Passionate about improvement, excellence and making a difference for clients, Sumaiya manages the local servicing team which comprise of key account managers and onboarding specialists.

She has experience in and an affinity towards a proactive servicing approach which results in high-quality, customer-focused experiences.

GAUTENG

Caron
Mackenzie

Caron

Caron’s role is to guide wealth partners through our new platform offering.

Her skills include building and maintaining relationships, team player, risk management, financial services and asset management.
GAUTENG

Pieter
Nel

Pieter
Pieter’s skills include strategic thinking, relationship building, analytical thinking, as well as being a problem solver and team player.
GAUTENG

Arifa
Essop

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As a Certified Financial Planner®, Arifa spends her time engaging with wealth managers so they can create and grow the wealth of their clients. At INN8, she is focused on building and maintaining strong, professional relationships, understanding the wealth managers’ strategic drivers and assisting them in delivering on their value proposition.
gauteng

Sankha
Jinasena

Sankha
Sankha believes his calling is at INN8 where technology, people and investments are married and he can help people optimise their way of working using technology.
western CapE

Ruan Janse
Van Rensburg

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As a Certified Financial Planner®, Ruan plays an active role in designing the overall distribution and business development strategy. His skills include business processes, investments, banking, customer relationship management (CRM), and planning.
WESTERN CAPE

Douglas
Turvey

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Beginning his career in the financial services industry by helping social workers manage thier budget, Douglas soon got into financial planning, teaching expats living in the UK how to manage their own money. His skills include strong communication, sales and marketing, collaborating, being a team player, and analytical and critical thinking.
WESTERN CAPE

Bjorn
Engelbrecht

Bjorn
Bjorn has always worked in a sales/BDM capacity even while working in a managerial/entrepreneurial role. His skillset includes management, financial analysis and leadership.
Kwa-Zulu Natal

Teaghan
Price

Teaghan
Teaghan’s role is to attract quality new business through wealth managers, ensure beneficial decisions are made for clients, develop internal and external relationships, report on personal strategy and ensure continuous self-development.