About Us

SAVCA is the industry body and public advocate for private equity and venture capital asset classes in Southern Africa. The association plays a meaningful role in the sector by:

  • Promoting the private equity and venture capital asset classes;
  • Conducting topical research;
  • Offering relevant training;
  • Hosting networking and relevant events;
  • Engaging in regulatory lobbying and advocacy on behalf of our members and the industry; and
  • Providing guidelines and standards for the industry

SAVCA’s mission is to contribute towards a vibrant industry, characterised by:

  • Access to capital;
  • Healthy markets for exits;
  • A supportive regulatory and tax environment;
  • Development and transformation within the industry and portfolio companies; and
  • Professional and ethical conduct.

Objectives

SAVCA aims to:

SAVCA Team Members

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Tanya van Lill

CEO:
SAVCA
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Manusha Parshotum

Head:
Operations
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Shelley Lotz

Head:
Regulatory Affairs
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Buhle Ndweni

Manager:
Research & Communications
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Bukiwe Kabi

Manager:
Events & Membership
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Pule Boroko

Junior Administrative Manager
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Muaaza Essop

Junior Programme Manager
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Melanie de Nysschen

Programme Manager:
Fund Manager Development Programme

Directors

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Paul Boynton

CEO

Old Mutual Alternative Investments

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Juan Coetzer

Head of Private Equity

Sasfin Capital

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Craig Dreyer

(Chairman), CFO

ETHOS

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Cathy Goddard

CEO

Firebird Fund Managers

Daniel Hatfield
Daniel Hatfield

CEO

Edge Growth

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Langa Madonko

Investment Principal

Summit Africa

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Yvonne Maitin

Co-founder and CEO

One Africa Capital Partners (OACP)

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Lungile Mdluli

(Treasurer), Principal, Director

Metier

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Rory Ord

Head of Unlisted Investments

27four Investment Managers

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Samantha Pokroy

CEO

Sanari Capital

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Lelo Rantloane

CEO

Ata Capital

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Vusi Thembekwayo

CEO

MyGrowthFund

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Tanya van Lill

CEO

SAVCA

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Keet van Zyl

Founding Partner

Knife Capital