OUR PEOPLE

TEAM

TriAlpha comprises a focused team of diverse, experienced and qualified individuals, the majority of whom have been together since the company’s inception in 2006.

Executive

Chief Executive Officer
CA(SA), BComm (Acc), Hdip Accounting
Prudence has over 15 years of experience in corporate finance, governance, financial management and business development in the financial services sector. She was previously chief executive officer of GAIA Infrastructure Capital Limited, a JSE Limited infrastructure investment holding company. Prior to joining GAIA in an executive role, Prudence was lead independent director and chairperson of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Board positions: Independent Non-executive director at DRDGold Limited and Iemas Financial Services (Co-operative) Limited.

Executive Chairman
B.Comm (Hons), FFA
Theron has more than 15 years’ experience in the management of fixed income and hedge fund-of funds (eight of those which were gained internationally). He is a qualified actuary and a regular speaker at South African alternative investment industry forums. In addition to his executive role he is also responsible for the overall investment process of the firm.

Executive Director
B.Comm (Hons), CFA
Jared joined TriAlpha from Sanlam Investment Management and brought with him extensive experience in the Listed and Unlisted Credit space. Unlisted Credit (also referred to as Structured Credit) as an investment category has proven to be an important alternative alpha generator and return diversifier for our clients. Jared assists the invest team with Credit due diligence exercises, manager research and process development – all with a responsible investment focus.

His previous tenure as Credit Portfolio Manager with Sanlam saw him practically applying his technical skills through the full life cycle of debt origination, model development, risk analysis, monitoring and review.

Investments

Executive Chairman
B.Comm (Hons), FFA
Theron has more than 15 years’ experience in the management of fixed income and hedge fund-of funds (eight of those which were gained internationally). He is a qualified actuary and a regular speaker at South African alternative investment industry forums. In addition to his executive role he is also responsible for the overall investment process of the firm.

Consulting Portfolio Manager
B.Sc (Hons), FRM CAIA, CFA

Emile is responsible for the portfolio management, risk management and analytics of TriAlpha’s suite of funds and has gained fourteen years’ experience (one of those which was gained internationally) in this particular area of expertise. He is a CFA® charter holder, a qualified Financial Risk Manager and is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.

Investment Analyst
B.Com (Financial Accounting)
Nomonde is an Investment Analyst and is responsible for investment reporting, analysis and operational tasks while under FAIS supervision. She is enrolled for her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) studies.

Nomonde joined TriAlpha from the Maitland Group where she gained many years of investment-related experience, culminating in her role as Team Leader in the Specialist Fixed Income and Hedge Fund Accounting unit. Before her tenure at Maitland, Nomonde worked in various financial roles in the auditing, education and retail professions.

She lists reading, travel and exercise as her personal interests.

Executive Director
B.Comm (Hons), CFA
Jared joined TriAlpha from Sanlam Investment Management and brought with him extensive experience in the Listed and Unlisted Credit space. Unlisted Credit (also referred to as Structured Credit) as an investment category has proven to be an important alternative alpha generator and return diversifier for our clients. Jared assists the invest team with Credit due diligence exercises, manager research and process development – all with a responsible investment focus.

His previous tenure as Credit Portfolio Manager with Sanlam saw him practically applying his technical skills through the full life cycle of debt origination, model development, risk analysis, monitoring and review.

Operations

Senior Manager: Operations
B.Comm (Economics and Finance), PDip Management (Finance, Banking and Investment Management)
Simphiwe is responsible for business process improvement initiatives, maintaining organisational processes and systems and overseeing the financial and risk management function. In addition, she assists with compliance and corporate governance matters.

Simphiwe joined TriAlpha from Allan Gray Investment Management where she worked in Retail and Institutional Operations business units. Her experience is in Discretionary Operations, Life and Retirement Investment Operations, Institutional Compliance and Transformation Initiatives.

Senior Administration Manager
Sonia is responsible for ensuring TriAlpha’s internal control and administration environment remains sound, and that a high level of governance is maintained. She has more than 25 years’ experience in various administrative capacities at companies such as Ernst & Young and MGI Bass Gordon Chartered Accountants.

Sonia’s interests are painting, gardening and cooking.

Office Manager/ Executive PA
Debbie joined the TriAlpha team from Maitland in 2016 and brings with her more than 20 years of experience in office management and supporting senior executives. As we grow our business, we are relying more heavily on Debbie’s skills in the office management and assisting our Senior Management by freeing up their time to focus on investment and client matters. She is jointly responsible for all aspects of our Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, as well as attending to Facilities matters, Creditors, assisting with B-BBEE and Human Resources Matters.

Debbie lists reading, gardening, cooking, crafting, and quilling as some of her interests.

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TriAlpha is a licensed Financial Services Provider in terms of section 8 of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (Act no. 37 of 2002) FSP License No. 28090.

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