Your confident, down-to-earth investment adviser in Pretoria.

A representative of Accredinet Financial Solutions (Pty) Ltd.

An authorised financial services provider FSP 8933.

I’m independent and sole owner of my business since 2001.




My WHY or core belief is to help you be and stay a confident investor.

HOW do I fulfil my WHY?

By learning your unique story. Getting to know you.

Then guide you towards a good decision. And avoid the bad ones.

So you stay invested to achieve your goal.

3 Wonderful role models had a profound influence on my WHY.

My 3 wonderful role models


  • He practised as a dentist. Practical, kind and a peoples’ person.
  • Dad neglected his long-term investing because he lacked investment confidence.
  • Consequently, he didn’t do what he should have done.
  • Retired on a mediocre private and state pension.
  • He battled to make ends meet.
  • I experienced first-hand how he lacked the gold in his golden years.
  • He tried so hard to keep his dignity till his death at age 82. Heartbreaking.


  • She managed and invested her monies wisely and with confidence.
  • After my sister passed away, mom raised her granddaughter.
  • Although it was hard, she kept going strong.
  • She was struck by breast cancer. But, stayed confident.
  • Made good investment decisions. And avoided the bad ones.
  • Sadly, she couldn’t enjoy her golden years because of her self-imposed duties.
  • She passed away at the age of 79. Too soon.
  • It was a privilege to advise her.


  • Dedicated wood-work teacher. Precise and hard-working.
  • He received a humble state salary.
  • But he could manage his monies diligently. Wow, what an excellent example.
  • Confidence – he definitely had it. Every cent counted.
  • Hearing loss later on. But, paid close attention when money matters came up.
  • Passed away at age 94. Lived a simple, but quality life.

Quick rundown of what I've been up to

  • Born in Cape Town.
  • I grew up mostly in the beautiful Cape Peninsula in Welgemoed and Durbanville.
  • Moved to the Jacaranda City, Pretoria, where I completed my schooling at Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool.
  • Qualified as a metallurgical engineer at the University of Pretoria. B.Eng. (cum laude).
  • My work career started at UCOR (Uranium Enrichment Corporation).
    While there, I studied law part-time through UNISA. Obtained BProc.
  • Practised as an attorney who patented inventions at Hahn and Hahn.
  • Started my career as financial adviser and employee at Sanlam.
  • A major changing point in my life was in 2001 when I became an independent financial adviser at Accredinet Financial Solutions.

Furthered my studies:

  • RPE (Registered Persons Exams) (Equities) through South African Institute for Financial Markets.
  • Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning at University of Free State:
    • Asset types and Investment Planning
    • Personal Risk Management
  • Practice development programme presented by Fundhouse
  • Class of Business – Class 7: Investments through Integrity Academy

Something personal

  • Love to study online. Coursera and Udemy are my favourites.
  • I am an avid reader on investing, psychology, marketing, biographies…
  • Keep myself up to date by attending fund managers’ road shows, events and workshops.
  • Can’t go without coffee. And quality wine.
  • Favourite breakaway is to visit Good Shepherd Retreat Center near Hartbeespoort.
  • Live near the old Marifont in Sunnyside on the top 8th floor.
    Enjoy the evening views over the city and the Union Buildings.
  • Member of PPS since 1983.
  • Started my first retirement annuity in 1983 with R 100 per month.

My favourite tools

  • Acer laptop
  • ESET
  • atWORK
  • Google G Suite
  • Profile Data
  • CloudAlly
  • Dashlane
  • Windscribe VPN
  • System Mechanic
  • Huawei cell phone
  • Whereby.com
  • Todoist
  • Mindomo
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • IDrive Backup
  • NetWorx
  • Surfshark
  • UBER
If you’re a serious long-term investor, get in touch, give it a go…
Schedule your free, 30 minutes, no-obligation meeting to discuss your needs