Leadership

The Kisby Team

The Kisby team brings an exceptional level of entrepreneurial experience, diversity, in-depth industry, investment and capital markets experience.

This team brings together investment management and financial services into the heartbeat of the economy: empowering SMEs in getting SA back to work.

A proven track record in successfully managing small & large enterprises, this team has the reputation and profile to make Kisby a success

Overview of the team - Kisby Investment Committee

Kisby’s management will be supported by seasoned professionals comprising:


  • Managing Director – 27Four Investment Managers
  • Chairperson of Legae Securities
  • Executive Director of Africa Collective Investments
  • Member of the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA).
  • Member of the Financial Sector Charter Council Reporting Working Committee.


  • CA(SA), CFP, Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Finance, Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning Law, Post Graduate Diploma in Auditing.
  • Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Lebashe Investment Group
  • Non-Executive Director on the board of Arena Holdings
  • Chairman of the Joint Investment Committee of the Telkom Retirement Fund
  • Extensive experience in the investment arena

Prior Experience

  • Previous Investment Banker and Wealth Manager at ABSA Capital
  • Served in various roles at Alexander Forbes


  • CEO and Director of AltVest Capital
  • CEO of Kisby Capital Partners

Prior Experience

  • Extensive experience in Banking, Private Equity, VC, Foreign Excahnge, Asset Management, Equity Trading, Bonds, Structured Notes and Crypto trading.
  • Co-founded and developed a number of businesses and funs.
  • Holds a comprehensive cat 2 and cat 1 license for Asset Management/Wealth Management and is accredited by the FSCA.
  • Fund manager of various international and local funds.
  • Experienced in Alternative investment strategies, hedge funds (SA and international), and regulated Collective Investment scheme funds in SA and Offshore.


  • Founder and CEO of BankerX

Prior Experience

  • Investment banker specializing in M&A, corporate finance, technical valuations, restructuring and capital raising
  • Cross-sector, multi-product experience across Africa
  • Actively involved in supervising postgraduate finance academic research, mentorship and talent development
  • Generates regular thought leadership in demystifying complexities within financial markets
  • Actively promotes financial literacy through applied concepts specifically for GenZ & Millenials


  • CEO - CTSE Capital Solutions - Innovative and digital access to capital markets

Prior Experience

  • CIO - Venture Capital Fund Barclays Africa
  • COO and Managing Director of Barclays/ABSA Corporate Africa
  • COO of Barclays Capital Equity Division Asia
  • Fintech Advocate | Strategist | Entrepreneur | Investor. 25+ years of strategy, digital, operating and finance experience, in global top tier banks and financial technology companies. Optimising business models, working closely with clients, designing and delivering strategy for results driven performance


  • Founder and CEO ALUWANI Capital Partners

Prior Experience

  • CEO MMI Investments
  • CEO Momentum Asset Management
  • Executive Director & Head: Business Development RMB Asset Management
  • Executive Director & Head: Business Development Cadiz Asset Management
  • Portfolio Manager, Cadiz Asset Management
  • Analyst, Momentum Investments
  • Operations, Investec Asset Management

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