Board Members

Arthur Thompson

BSci, MBA, CFA

Board Member

Arthur is a Director at Integre Investment Management based in Johannesburg.

R.I.P

27 November 1952 – 10 March 2024

Mark Ingham

BA Hons (Econ)

Board Member

Mark is a director for Ingham Analytics Ltd and provides analytical services to a select few South African and international clients in stock broking, fund management and private equity and to listed and private corporations.  His past employers include accounting practice Deloitte Haskins & Sells and stockbrokers Frankel Pollak.

Mike Brown

BA (Econ)  BA (Hons)

Board Member

Mike is the Managing Director of etfSA.co.za, a website based financial intermediary service focused on Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s)

Eben Mare

PhD

Board Member

Eben is head of the Absolute Return business at Absa asset Management; his experience is multi-asset investments, having served in the financial markets in various trading and asset management roles over the last thirty years. He also holds a position as an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Pretoria where he supervises postgraduate students and conducts research. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics.

Arnold Garber

Board Member

Arnold Garber born in Argentina became the youngest data processing manager of an insurance company at the age of 24. In 1984 he founded Compu clearing, a software services company dedicated to the Customs Clearing and Freight Forwarding Industry. The company listed on the Johannesburg Stock exchange in 1998. In 2015 it was sold to Australian conglomerate WiseTech Global. Nowadays, Arnold is involved in Insuretech specifically in Marine insurance

Duarte Da Silva

PhD

Board Member

Duarte has more than 25 years of experience in the investment industry, having concurrently been the Regional Head of Macquarie’s (Macquarie is a Global investment Bank, originating out of Australia) African Operations and Chief Executive Officer of a joint venture Macquarie First South (a financial services company he founded in 2002) until 2016.

Prior to joining Macquarie, Duarte was Deputy Chairman of McCarthy Bank (chaired by Cyril Ramaphosa). He was also executive director at Merrill Lynch South Africa. Duarte holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Engineering (PhD) from the University of the Witwatersrand 25. Currently Duarte serves as the Chairman of listed Huge Group, and is on the Board of Kela Securities, Element Investment Managers and CDL.