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Faith MeneFaith Mene
Client Engagement Specialist





Paul Jansen van

Chief Technical Officer

Workaholic! Loves making tech easy. Sees the world through a different lens.

Tries to never say No!

Anita Iles

Anita Iles

UX Expert

Carly Barnes

Brand manager

Storyteller. Singer. Investor. Flexitarian. World Wanderer. I love telling stories, creating experiences, having fun and changing lives along the way!

Barry Dumas

Barry Dumas

Trading Specialist


Tanya Naidoo

MANCO Project

Live. Laugh. Love

Finding my place in the world one step at a time.

Paul Chakaduka


Proud Zimbabwean passport holder, passionate about Africa and its people. A lifetime student of the financial markets.


Bradley Leather

Bradley Leather

VP Partnerships


Shannon Mohamed Ali

Shannon Mohamed Ali

Allocation and Refunds

Loves life, my husband and 2 sons.Believes in getting it right the first time. Loves being a perfectionist.“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”

Melissa Gurdayal

Melissa Gurdayal

Office Administrator

Organizer. Thinker. Tv fanatic. Music enthusiast. Devoted food addict. Reader.

Mava Ndzululeka

Mava Ndzuluka

Client Engagement Specialist


Lola Mendes

Client Engagement

Passionate, hardworking, always willing to go the extra mile to assist, and loves spending time with family.

Rhudzani Dombo

Rhudzani Dombo

IT Guru

Charles Savage

Charles Savage

Group CEO

Inspired by innovation, driven by desire, fueled by family. Released by Horse Racing. Wild about all of it. .

Greg Strachan

VP Partnerships

Family & Relationship Focused, distracted by running, driven by dreams – giving up never an option

Carel Nolte

Carel Nolte

Chief Marketing Officer
  • @carelnolte

Cars, sports, movies, news, travelled to the US, travelled most of SA, done bungee jumping and just enjoy doing what life has got to offer.


Head of Trading

Highly attentive to detail, been involved in financial markets for the past 23 years, available to his clients at all hours and truly optimistic about Purple Group’s Future.

Clinton CrawfordClinton Crawford

Infrastructure and Applications





Piru Harington

Senior Trader

Passionate about trading the markets, avid technical analyst and proud Western Province supporter

Standwa Nongauza

Standwa Nongauza

EasyEquities Brand

Religious about football and other sports.In love with story-telling, though spell-check is my enemy.The strongest steel is forged in the hottest fire.

Lerato Sekoele

Client relations consultant

Mother, daughter, sister and friend.

Shantell Williams

VP Software 

Builds the link between software and creative enthusiasts at Purple Group! Ability to remain calm under pressure. Values family, friends and colleagues.

Shuaib Tolker

Shuaib Tolkier

IT Guru




Almero Oosthuizen

VP Partnerships and
Business Development

A family guy and marketer that loves great design, good UX, cool techie stuff & innovation

Ettienne MyburghEtienne Myburgh

Insurance Expert



Zama Buthelezi Zama Buthelezi

Client Engagement

My Fav quote: “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them” Maya Angelou.


Waylon SmitWaylon Smit

EasyEquities Brand Rockstar



Tanya PetersenTanya Petersen

Client Engagement Specialist



Lucas Herrick

Lucas Herrick

Passionate about all things to do with finance. Self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur. Trying to make a difference and get people investing for their future.


Client Engagement Specialist


Marcel Chetty

Marcel Chetty


Agile HR Specialist 



Mark WilkesMark Wilkes


Chief Risk Officer



Mary MogaleMary Mogale


A quality assurer, a mother of two boys who gets fascinated by technology.

Automation QA Tester 



Phindi NgubanePhindi Ngubane


 The Face of Purple Group


Khanya SomdyalaKhanya Somdyala 

 Client Engagement Consultant



Muhamed khanMuhamed Khan

Operations Manager 



Nothando ThwalaNothando Twala

 Operations Administrator


Monica LeshabaneMonica Leshabane

Corporate Actions


Patrick DaoustPatrick Daoust

VP of Finance



Denis Jacobs-1Denis Jacobs

 RISE Expert



Shaun KromShaun Krom

 Fund Manager


Gary van DykGary van Dyk

Chief Financial Officer
Lebogang RamogaleLebogang Ramagole  

Finance Administrator        “If you ever get the chance to sit it out                                               or dance, I hope you dance”

 Lino SibiyaLino Sibiya
 IT Guru
Lebo Mabaka-1

Lebo Mabaka

 Office Management
Linda Lekote-1

Linda Lekote

Finance Specialist

Shaun Keeling

Shaun Keeling


Passionate about friends and family! Mix that with some sort of sport and a braai and I am excited. Proudly South African!

Marketing and Branding
Rogerio Ferreria

Rogerio Ferreria

IT Guru
Sascha Graham

Sascha Graham

VP of Legal

Financial services lawyer by day, total book worm, the word and grammar technician, home-grown bubbles enthusiast and of course, changing the world, one legal agreement at a time.

Mpumi Nkosi

Mpumi Nkosi

Office Management
Sibusiso Mngomezulu

Sibusiso Mngomezulu

Application Support


A leader & a follower. Huge investor in people with great minds & ideas.




Nelly NgubaneNelly Ngubane

Office Management



Thabo Tawarima

Thabo Tawarima

Risk Specialist

 “Easy going, perseverant, love life, always there when needed “




Neil WaltersNeil Walters

VP of Operations

Family man & Results driven! Someone who loves analysing data behaviours, with an absolute passion for Trading Sports & Financials to precession. “In life you have to fake it till you make it!”



Tristan FinnemoreTristan Finnemore

VP of Digital Assets

Looking to leverage the use of digital assets to take Purple Group to the next stage in this incredible journey! Enjoys time with friends, family and all things Porsche




Kyle PretoriusKyle Pretorius

Infrastructure Manager



Melanie Fourie-1Melanie Fourie





Carlos Fernandes

VP Special Ops

Powered by technology, football and doing good for others! Father & friend to Superman!

Jono Bruton

Surfer, founder of #SaltyHour, #DeadReck & #MovemberEC – @EasyEquities biggest fan and believer in all good deeds are returned two-fold!


Bradley Kaplan

Special Operations

Full-time Investor, part-time trader, weekend golfer. Authentic, professional, analytical, innovative and ethical.!

Londiwe Mbatha

Client Relations

Mother,  Wife and Worshipper in Church (Child of God)



Isaac LebeseIsaac Lebese

Assistant Compliance



Gregory Obi

Gregory Obi

Deposits and Refunds

Lebron’s protégé. Tech Obsessed. Full time Nerd. Can be called Geek. Food Enthusiast. Absorber of Good Music. Basketball Player and Lover, Anime Lover and Binge Watcher. The World hasn’t stopped, why should you?! Make the most of every opportunity earned.#Grateful #LoverofLife

Jessica Joubert

Jessica Joubert

Executive PA

Perfectionist. Adventure Seeker. Spontaneity Snatcher. Gym Crusher and an Undercover Book Worm.

“Imagine with all your mind. Believe with all your heart. Achieve with all your might.”

Jessica Maluleke

Jessica (Thembi) 


Client Relations

GT Support Queen, Netball Slayer and Love of Music.

“Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.”

Beverley Ferreira

Chief HR Officer

Seeks out variety and diversity in all areas of life  – work, music, friends, food, environment. Passionate about all of the above, but family above all! Inspired by the works and words of Mother Theresa:  “Love has to be put into action, and that action is service.”

Musa Makoni

Musa Makoni

Trading Specialist

Ferrari and financial markets enthusiast, self-confessed biltong addict.

Sihle Ndhlala (Advice)

Advice Ndhlala

Junior Fund Manager

A smart, down to earth young man; a bit of a fitness freak.

Idah Masekela

Client Engagement

Sushi lover, Soccer fanatic… “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”


 Clive Le PereClive Lepere
 Operations Specialist


Justin PearseJustin Pearse
VP Client relations

Justin joined the Purple Group in May 2015, after completing a three-year tenure as MD of Majinga Consulting, a Johannesburg-based recruitment agency. Prior to that, he was a co-founder of one of the first online music retail platforms, which he ran in London from 2004 till late 2011.