Carl Isernhinke comes from an actuarial science background. He previously held the position of CIO at both Sasfin and Clade. Furthermore, he accumulated much experience in designing new products; notably his involvement with the PSG Escher multi-manager portfolio construction and has received the Spire Innovation Award for creating the first South African Bond ETF.
Carl holds a BSC Honors in Actuarial Sciences from Wits University. Carl is also a shareholder of an acrobatic company called “The Cirk” where he is an accomplished aerialist, specialising in trapeze and has experience in performing in front of local and international audiences. Carl’s passion for cirque arts also led him to co-found a non-profit project – the Jozi Circus School.
Simon has more than 25 years’ experience working in the FinTech industry, building businesses that provide software and data services, focused on portfolio analytics, to the investment management community.
Simon has worked in London, New York and Lausanne, concluding strategic deals in 23 countries around the world. He has carried out 12 company acquisitions, successfully managing integration, and has SME experience ranging from startup through to LSE listed PLC.
As a Company Director since 1997, Simon’s roles have included Client Services Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer, and he currently acts as Director / Advisor to 3 software businesses, as well as being an associate with a FinTech M&A advisor.