About Us Meet the team

Ian Jones
Ian Jones (CEO)
Bachelor of Business Science (Actuarial), Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries

Ian is a qualified actuary and brings with him a wealth of financial services experience, most recently as an executive of an asset manager. He also has international experience, having spent five years in Australia. He started in the investment industry in 2001 and is based in South Africa.

Peter Foster
Peter Foster (Chief Investment Officer)
Bachelor of Business Science (Finance), CFA®

Peter focuses on investment process management, including portfolio advisory, fund manager research and investment consulting. He gained his experience in the setup and management of investment processes in the asset management industry and is well positioned to assist clients develop these areas.

Amy Ord
Amy Ord (Head of Operations)
International Diploma in Computer Studies

Amy heads up the operational side of the business with specific focus on the Discretionary Fund Management services. Amy joined Fundhouse in 2012 and has been instrumental in developing our operational processes and systems from the start. Her previous roles as a business analyst and project manager in the Investment industry compliment her now operational focus.

Lauren van Stavel
Lauren van Stavel (Operations Manager)
Bachelor of Commerce, Finance and Investments

Lauren joined the industry in 2014. She started as an Equity Dealer and moved on to gain experience as a Trader on Local JSE securities and later became an Offshore Equities Trader. She joined the Fundhouse team in 2018 and is responsible for portfolio implementation. Lauren is based in South Africa.

Stuart Copley
Stuart Copley (Head of Investment Process)
Bachelor of Business Science (Finance), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Economics), CFA®

Stuart is involved in fund analytics, manager research, performance and reporting at Fundhouse. Prior to joining Fundhouse he worked for a boutique asset manager which focused on aggressive long-only equity portfolios for private clients. He worked as an analyst focusing mainly on identifying mispriced South African and US equities. He started in the industry in 2014 and is based in South Africa.

Matthew Molyneux
Matthew Molyneux (Head of Manager Research)
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), MCom Investment Management, University of Cape Town, CFA®

Matthew joined the Fundhouse team in 2020 as an analyst working in the investment team, specializing in manager research. Prior to joining Fundhouse, Matthew worked for a large asset consultancy business in South Africa as part of the alternative investment services team, focusing on unlisted equity and debt valuations and investment research across Africa. His journey in the investment industry began in 2017 and he is based in South Africa.

Nicole Loker
Nicole Loker (Investment Specialist)
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Economics), CFP®

Nicole began her career on a trade floor in London and since returning to South Africa 15 years ago, has gained extensive experience within the asset management and financial advisory sectors. She has deep and broad industry expertise to act as an investment specialist for the Fundhouse team, whom she recently joined.

Rob Macdonald
Rob Macdonald (Adviser Services)
BA (Economics & English), MA (Politics), MPhil (Management Studies), CFP®

Rob has held several senior executive positions in the investment industry. He has also worked as an independent coach and consultant focusing on strategic and organizational development issues. Before joining the industry Rob taught at the UCT Graduate School of Business where one of his roles was Director of the MBA Programme. Rob has written and spoken widely on a range of topics related to leadership, investments, practice management and financial planning. His primary areas of focus at Fundhouse are on Adviser Consulting and Adviser Programmes.

Danielle Nagar
Danielle Nagar (Finance Manager)
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting); Postgraduate Diploma (Accounting), CA(SA)

Danielle began her career completing her articles at one of the big four audit firms in South Africa. Prior to joining the Fundhouse team, Danielle gained experience in providing assurance and advisory services to clients within the financial services industry, both in South Africa and the United States. She then went on to join a global fund administrator as an assistant manager. Danielle joined the Fundhouse Team in November 2021 and is responsible for financial management.

Douglas Nicol
Douglas Nicol (Investment Analyst)
Bachelor of Economic and Finance (Hons), MSc Financial & Economic Risk Analysis, University of Ireland Maynooth

Prior to joining Fundhouse, Doug was based in Ireland, where he started his career in 2013 and gained experience working on senior and subordinated debt transactions across a range of industries, including property, manufacturing, and renewable energy. In 2018, he relocated back to South Africa, where his most recent role was as an Investment Analyst at Nedgroup Investments and his primary focus was conducting fund research. Doug holds a Master’s degree in financial and economic risk analysis

Razeen Dinath
Razeen Dinath (Investment Analyst)
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA), CA(SA)

Razeen Dinath is a CA(SA) with more than 16 years’ investment management experience. He joins Fundhouse from Futuregrowth Asset Management, where he was an Investment Analyst in the Unlisted Credit team overseeing R3.2b of investments. Prior to Futuregrowth, he was Head of Equity at Cadiz Asset Management where he was responsible for investment analysis and portfolio management on equity and multi-asset funds as well as leading the equity investment team. Having worked at several leading asset management firms he has a diverse range of experience across asset classes and has an intimate understanding of asset management firms.

Micaela Ernstzen
Micaela Ernstzen (Operations Analyst)
Bachelor of Commerce

Micaela joined the industry in 2021. She started her career as a client service consultant at STK Advisory Connect and completed a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Finance at the University of Western Cape. She joins Fundhouse as an Operations Analyst responsible for model portfolio implementation.

Sima Mokgetlhe
Sima Mokgetlhe (Operations Analyst)
Bachelor of Commerce (Investment Management & Banking ) , Bcom(Hons) Economic Analysis of Financial Markets

1402 Sima joins Fundhouse as an Operations Analyst responsible for model portfolio implementation. Prior to joining Fundhouse, she worked as an Operations Consultant at Allan Gray. She holds a Bcom Investment management and banking degree from University of Free State and she is currently completing her Honours In Economic Analysis of Financial Markets at the University of Cape Town.

Norma-Jeanne Anderson-Koen
Norma-Jeanne Anderson-Koen (Office Manager)

Norma-Jeanne joined the industry in 2015 working at a large global investment advisory firm where she provided administrative support to senior and high-level staff. In 2019, she joined their Finance team where she worked on streamlining finance and travel processes and upskilled her bookkeeping experience. She has now joined the Fundhouse team in 2024 as Office manager responsible for overall coordination of a broad range of services that allow the organization to operate efficiently.

Greig Phillips
Greig Phillips (Investment Specialist)
Bachelor of Commerce (Investment Management), Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning (PGDFP)

Greig joined Fundhouse as an Investment Specialist in August 2023. He brings over 8 years of experience in wealth and investment management. Working at Personal Trust, a financial and investment management company as a Wealth Manager and more recently at PSG Asset Management as a Fund Specialist. Servicing a range of both corporate and IFA clients. He has also gained exposure in Fund Analysis and selection processes when working within the Investment Council sub-committee at Personal Trust. As well as being a member of their Financial Planning Council. Greig has a keen interest in politics, both locally and abroad and enjoys travelling whenever he can!

Muneeb Mayman
Muneeb Mayman (Quality Assurance Analyst)
STQB Certified Advanced Test Analyst, Diploma in PC Engineering

Muneeb joined the Industry in 2019 as a senior test analyst at one of South Africa's leading Investment companies. previously having gained over 10 years software testing experience in the telecommunication and retail industries. Muneeb joined the Fundhouse team in June 2021 as a quality assurance analyst.

Vuyokazi Gqamane
Vuyokazi Gqamane ()

Vuyokazi joined our Cape Town office in 2008, and is responsible for the maintenance of the office and the well-being of guests while they are in our offices, while also assisting with a range of administrative tasks across the business.