Ian holds a Batchelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Pretoria. His career commenced with the Department of Trade and Industry and he was selected to represent South Africa as Trade and Industry Advisor overseas. Having relocated to Cape Town in 1997, Ian co-established a commercial and industrial property development company which still operates today. Since then and many accolades later, his focus has been on preparing holistic investment strategies and the successful implementation thereof. Ian is respected for his wealth of knowledge and candid business practice and it is his intention to assist our clients in reaching the pinnacles of success.
Ilze holds an Honours Degree in Economics (Cum Laude), from the University of Pretoria. As Trade and Industry Advisor she provided valuable input at top management level in a number of industry sectors. She has furthermore been responsible for editing and compilation of financial articles concerning general investment opportunities for the experienced investor and advice on how to develop and administer a small business. Her later contribution as a statistics analyst and commendable business acumen lead her to establish an asset financing company 2001. Valuable experience in the financial services industry was gained when she joined Sanlam in 2008. This platform gave her the opportunity to obtain knowledge, insight and practical training towards becoming a Financial Advisor. In February 2011 she joined Sapphire Wealth Procurement and is currently operating as a financial advisor and more valuably, the company’s top researcher with specific reference to investment research. A statistician by nature, Ilze believes that “If you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it”!