Steve is the co-founder of the RealFin Group which oversees assets in excess of USD1.7 billion. The RealFin Group consists of Realtime Financial Solutions (Pty) Ltd, which focuses on providing consulting and investment structuring services to the South African institutional market, and RealFin Capital Partners (Pty) Ltd (“RealCap”), which focuses on specialised asset management.
Steve is responsible for the strategic management of the RealFin Group and is the Head of RealCap’s investment management committee. He has over 21 years industry experience and prior to founding the RealFin Group in August 2003 was a director of Barnard Jacobs Mellet. Prior to joining Barnard Jacobs Mellet, Steve was a part of the Investec Group.
Steve holds the following qualifications: BCom, Advanced Taxation Certificate, MCom, MPhil. Furthermore, he is one of a very few number of South Africans who has gained the extremely sought-after and challenging CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) qualification which is considered the international academic benchmark for professionals within the alternative asset management arena.