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CEO and Chief Investment Officer

Director, Research and Fund Management

Director and Market Strategist

Director, Wealth Manager and Investment Analyst

Director, Wealth Manager and Tax Specialist

Wealth Manager

Wealth Manager

Wealth Manager

Wealth Manager

Wealth Manager

Wealth Manager

Client Relations Manager

Client Relations Manager

Client Relations Manager

Professional assistant to Managing Director Hein Kruger

Client Relations Manager

Client Relations Manager

Accounting and Tax Officer

General Manager: Operations

Financial Director

BA, (University of Pretoria)

Hein was a political, parliamentary and financial journalist for Nasionale Pers before becoming a Johannesburg City Councillor. He was deputy chairman of its budget committee and Town planning Tribunal as well as the Central Witwatersrand Regional Services Council.

Hein has more than 30 years’ experience in financial markets, working with various firms on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). He gained his expertise as property developer, political analyst, equities, futures and bonds trader as well as money market and equities portfolio manager.

He founded Kruger International in 2000. He specializes in asset allocation analysis and portfolio construction for high net worth private clients, managing equity and unit trust portfolios based on process driven strategy, rather than commission. He is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Southern Africa since 1990.

He enjoys sailing and running. He ran the Comrades Marathon on twenty occasions.

Hein is a regular media commentator.
•    Mondays at 18h00 on Radio Tygerberg’s “Hoe gemaak met geld?”
•    Mondays at 20h00 on Radio Namakwaland
•    Wednesdays at 17h40 on Radio Pulpit
•    Fridays at 07h15 on Cape Pulpit
•    Guest on “RSG Geldsake” weekdays at 18h10


Books by Hein.
•    Jou Geldsake: Bybelse riglyne vir persoonlike finansiële bestuur (Kindle version)
•    Die Rykste Man In Babilon (Kindle version)
•    Leer Meer Oor Geldsake
•    Begrotings

BComm Economic and Management Science, BComm Hons Statistics (University of Stellenbosch), CFA®

Mia received her Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2013. She was a mentor in the CFA Institute’s Global University Challenge for postgraduates, teaching comprehensive analysis of listed companies for three consecutive years. Mia has more than 12 years’ experience in financial markets, equity research, portfolio construction and fund management and is a member of the Investment Committee at Kruger International. She joined Kruger International in 2007.

Mia is a member of the CFA Institute and the Investment Analysts Society of Southern Africa.

Mia enjoys travelling, sailing, mountain biking, swimming and running. She has completed the Comrades Marathon and participated in numerous Ironman 70.3 events.

Mia is a regular media commentator
•    Daily afternoon market report on SFM
•    Daily afternoon market report on Radio Tygerberg
•    Guest on ‘RSG Geldsake” weekdays at 18h10

BComm Hons, (Stellenbosch University)

Johan has more than 30 years’ experience in management and marketing on the JSE and for the pension fund industry. His career includes 25 years’ experience in financial markets with various firms on the JSE.

Johan joined Kruger International in 2003 and is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Southern Africa.

He is a keen researcher of financial markets, investment publications and books. He likes to cook in his spare time and explores the world in frequent travels.

BEcon (University of the Free State), Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning (University of the Free State)

Charl has 20 years’ experience in financial markets. He started his career as an index analyst at the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) in London. He has experience as a forex trader, funds dealer, equity portfolio manager and wealth manager at Kruger International. Charl joined Kruger International in September 2001. He relocated to George in in Southern Cape at the end of 2009 to open the George and Mossel Bay offices of Kruger International.

Charl is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Southern Africa and the Financial Planning Institute.

He is a keen mountain biker and golfer.

Charl is a regular media commentator.
•    Daily morning and afternoon market report on SFM
•    Daily afternoon market report on Radio Tygerberg
•    Financial talk show on Thursdays at 11h15 on SFM
•    Invited guest on “RSG Geldsake” weekdays at 18h10

BComm Accounting (University of Johannesburg), BComm Hons Advanced Taxation (University of Johannesburg), Postgraduate qualification in Financial Planning (University of the Free State), Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Taxation (University of Pretoria)

Andries joined Kruger International in 2009 and has more than 10 years’ experience in financial planning. While working as an audit clerk, he developed an interest in personal tax. Andries has a passion for helping clients understand their current financial position, offering detailed solutions where clients are trying to make sound investments or are encountering life events, such as retrenchments or retirements, following the processes developed by Kruger International over time.

He is a member of the of the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) and a member and Master Tax Practitioner (SA)™ of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT).

Andries enjoys the outdoors, especially fresh- and saltwater fishing and hunting.

BComm Economics (University of the Free State), Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning (University of the Free State)

Thabu is a member of The Financial Planning Institute of South Africa (FPI) and has been registered as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) since 2009 after completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning. Thabu has been in the financial services industry for more than 12 years and joined Kruger International in 2009. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in the financial planning industry and focuses on Risk Assurance, Estate- and Investment Planning as well as Retirement Solutions.

Thabu has a keen interest in travel and is a sport enthusiast, completing the Comrades Marathon in 2017, 2018 and the TransBaviaans MTB race.

Thabu is a media commentator.
•    Daily morning and afternoon market report on SFM
•    Daily afternoon market report on Radio Tygerberg

Boela joined Kruger International in 2018 after playing 14 years of professional rugby.
He always took great care of managing his own finances during his rugby career, and soon developed a passion for the investment world.  He felt the need to help educate his rugby colleagues in taking responsibility of their finances, and to optimize their savings during their short rugby career.  Boela enjoys building new client relationships.

During the 8 years spent in France, Boela developed a love for traveling. He also feels that there is nothing better than a South African braai and watching sport with friends.

BComm Accounting (University of Johannesburg), BComm Hons Investment Management (University of Johannesburg)

Johan joined Kruger International in 2016 and has 4 years’ experience in financial markets including experience as a fund analyst. He has passed all three levels of the CFA Programme and may be awarded the charter upon completion of the required work experience. He is currently completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning and is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Southern Africa.

Johan enjoys the challenge of finding the appropriate investment solution to suit every client’s unique needs and investment goals. He enjoys spending time with friends and family and is a keen runner.

BComm Investment Management (University of Stellenbosch), Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning (University of the Free State)

Hellix joined Kruger International in 2013 after he obtained a BComm Investment Management degree at the University of Stellenbosch. He then completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning through the University of the Free State and is registered as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). He enjoys advising clients on all aspects of wealth management including investment, retirement and tax planning.

Hellix loves the outdoors and plays squash.

N-Dip Mechanical Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Dries joined Kruger International in 2011 with more than 12 years’ experience in sales and general management amongst others, in long-term insurance and investments with Old Mutual and the FMCG industry with Continental Oil Mills Pty (Ltd) as National Sales Manager.

He began his career in mechanical engineering and achieved his National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Management Diploma from Henley in London UK and took part in the MBA programme for senior and executive management.

He is an experienced Wealth Manager, committed and passionate about building relationships that brings financial change for the better. Dries is currently busy with his Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning at the University of the Free State.

He enjoys family life, the outdoors, swimming and loves flying power kites.

BComm Management Accounting (University of Stellenbosch), Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Accounting and Taxation (UNISA), CTA BCompt (UNISA), CA (SA)

Deon joined Kruger International in 2013 with more than 6 years’ experience in general finance as a Chartered Accountant. He is passionate about unlocking financial value for clients and strategically managing their balance sheets. He regards in-depth analysis combined with a holistic approach as key for long-term financial success. Deon is a part-time tax and accounting consultant in various fields to stay current in this specialist field. He is a regular market commentator on Suid Kaap FM and Tygerberg FM radio stations.

He is an avid golfer and runner, and won the Pretoria Country Club Championship A division as the best Nett golfer in 2019.

Deon is a media commentator.
•    Daily morning and afternoon market report on SFM
•    Daily afternoon market report on Radio Tygerberg

Aninda has more than 20 years’ experience in office administration, client service and office management of which 8 years are in the financial industry.

She joined Kruger International in 2013 and strives to make a difference in everyone’s life.

She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, loves the ocean and the outdoors.

Lalla has more than 20 years of experience in administration.  She joined Kruger International in 2012.
She enjoys relaxing walks on the beach and spending time with her children.

She has more than 30 years’ experience in Customer Relations and Direct Marketing, in the financial services Industry. She has a passion for building relationships with clients and was awarded Relationship Manager of the year by Sanlam, Namibia as well as Direct Marketer of the year by Sanlam Direct whilst in their employ.

She joined Kruger International in 2013.

She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and gardening.

CRM (Intec College)

Alta has 29 years’ experience is the financial industry, mostly in a client relations role.

Alta enjoys spending time in nature, making jewellery and visiting craft markets.

Nikki joined Kruger International in 2013. 

She has 30 years of experience in banking administration and customer service and thrives on making clients happy.

She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening,  3d decoupage and various forms of art needlework.

Registered Financial Planner (RFP) NQF level 5 (Financial Planning Institute)
RE 5

Mary-Lyn joined Kruger International in 2014 with more than 23 years’ experience in the long-term insurance industry where she gained knowledge of life and investment products.  She works closely with Wealth Managers in order to fulfill client’s needs and enjoys direct client interaction. 

She enjoys fishing, sunshine and outdoor life.

Amanda joined Kruger International in 2018 with more than 39 years’ experience in a financial accounting environment. She was an accountant for various sections within the financial department of an international company.  She currently works alongside Wealth Managers providing tax and client administration services. Amanda enjoys a challenge and has developed an interest in personal tax. 

She enjoys music and plays the organ at her local church.  Amanda has completed various courses in children’s ministry and has trained candidate teachers through the years.

BComm – North-West University

Susan has acquired 46 years of experience in the financial services industry. This includes 32 years in stockbroking and asset management administration.

She worked with BOE Stockbroking from 1987 to 2000 as Financial Accountant. She became Operations Manager at BOE Asset Management. She then joined
Old Mutual Asset Management and later Curo Fund Services as Corporate Event Specialist

She joined Kruger International in 2017.

Susan enjoys art, music, food and wine.

Technological Innovation

We have partnered with technology specialists Grid and Silica to become the first investors in South Africa to transact unit trusts in true real time. We have set the benchmark for investor access to collective investments and mutual funds. With our tech partners, we are able to enhance our business to make investing easier and improve your client experience.

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Leading-edge partners

We teamed up with Analytics Consulting - a specialised, independent advisory business. Analytics helps us enhance our governance, compliance and reduce the regulatory and legal risk inherent to the financial industry. Our partnership also enables us to negotiate lower investment costs.

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