Mazi - Asset Management
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Delivery throughdiversity

Our People

At Mazi Asset Management, our strengths lie in our differences. By strategically representing these differences, we have achieved significant results for our clients year after year.

We value the diversity of thought, skills, people and perspectives. We represent diverse cultures, backgrounds, professions, skills and demographics.

We’re actuaries, accountants and auditors. We’re engineers, mathematicians and statisticians. We’re researchers, analysts and economists.

We know investments. We know business. We know potential when we see it.

Gwladys

Carpe Diem

Gwladys Onanena | Analyst Clan Name: Yambassa


Malungelo

"Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with, and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without." - William Sloane Coffin

Malungelo Zilimbola | Chief Executive Officer Clan Name: Mqwathi – Noni, Dikela, Sdindi, Ntswayibana


Asanda

I am interested in discovering how things work and seeing people develop to their full potential. My role at Mazi enables me to fulfil these interests by understanding different investments and helping our clients achieve their financial goals.

Asanda Notshe | Chief Investment Officer Clan Name: Ndlovu, Sibakhulu, Tiba, Genngezi, Nkonjane


Vuyo

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi

Vuyo Mvulane | Head: Business Development and Client Service Clan Name: Msuthu, Ncilashe, Bhayi ka Khetshe


Seth

“I keep six honest serving-men (they taught me all I knew): Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who” - Rudyard Kipling

Seth Boakye-Dankwah | Head of Research


Fundiswa

I am passionate about client education in the retirement context and would like to see more retirement plans succeed.

Fundiswa Pikashe | Business Development Manager Clan Name: Mpondomise, Rhudulu, Nxuba


Walter

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." - Sir Isaac Newton

Walter Rauch | Business Development Manager


Siyabonga

"If you can't outsmart people, outwork them" -Bill Veeck

Siyabonga Mchunu | Head Fund Administration Clan Name: Macingwane, Yeyesa, Phakade, Jama kasilwane, Nyanda Yemkonto


Khanyisa

Facta non Verba: Deeds not words.

Khanyisa Ngesi | Analyst Clan Name: Madiba – Dlomo, Yem-Yem, Vela bambhentsele, Sophitsho, Ngqolomsila, Tubhana, Qhumpase, Ntande, Mthembu


Kgapu

My primary focus is to identify investment opportunities for our clients in the metals and mining sector.

Kgapu Mphahlele | Analyst


Shaun

"I would rather be vaguely right than precisely wrong." -John Maynard Keynes

Shaun Bruyns | Analyst


Nolwando

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up. Les Brown.

Nolwando Mlandu | Analyst Clan Name: Ndlovu


Mbasa

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.' - Anatole France

Mbasa Mrwetyana | Analyst


Nadine

"Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up”. -Charlie Munger

Nadine Chetty-Khan | Analyst


Kefilwe

I appreciate the life-long learning that comes with working in a space as dynamic as the asset management space. It has been a great privilege to this pursuit as a part of the awesome team at Mazi.

Kefilwe Ndala | Analyst Clan Name: Motshwene


Jaynesh

"Nothing of real worth can ever be bought. Love, friendship, honour, trust, respect. All these things have to be earned." -David Gemmell

Jaynesh Bhana | Analyst


Onicah

"Life is What You Make of It."

Onicah Mofokeng | Analyst Clan Name: Makara


Wendy

"The best investment you can make, is an investment in yourself." - Warren Buffett

Wendy Makhado | Analyst


Kopano

"Maintain a positive disposition when working towards a goal; control what is in one’s control, and control your attitude and the way you respond to what’s happening."

Kopano Makhu | Portfolio Manager Clan Name: Ke mokolobeng wa mathinthinyane manakana diganong


Keonethebe

"An Investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

Keonethebe Bosigo | Portfolio Manager Clan Name: Morolong, Tlou, Tshipi, Phala, Taba, Setlogolo sa barakile


Bonolo

A roaring lion kills no game

Bonolo Boikanyo | Compliance Officer


Luxolo

"If you are going through hell, keep going" - Winston Churchill

Luxolo Mehlomakulu | Head: Dealing & Trading Clan Name: Hlubi - Mthimkhulu, Bhungane, nasele, ndlebentle zombini, mafuz’ afulele njengelifu lemvula , thole lesilo


Neo

"When you develop your opinions on the basis of weak evidence, you will have difficulty interpreting subsequent information that contradicts these opinions, even if this new information is obviously more accurate." -Nassim Taleb

Neo Mokhesi | Analyst Clan Name: Mohlakoana


Andreas

"Get more sleep; make time to exercise; drink more water; forgive first; stay teachable; read and write more; show gratitude; more random acts of kindness; don’t respond to negativity; and spend quality time with family."

Andreas Jan van der Horst | Portfolio Manager


Francois

"Price is what you pay, value is what you get." - Warren Buffett

Francois Olivier | Senior Portfolio Manager


Simbulele

There is no blueprint when it comes to servicing clients. I enjoy the process of getting to know each client’s unique culture and needs. I believe strongly in adding value through excellent client service.

Simbulele Mantyi | Business Development Manager Clan Name: Gqu gqu gqu, Izithonga zithathu, Qhinebe, Duka namahlathi


Gwladys Onanena

BSc(Hons) Actuarial Sciences, 

MA Finance and Investment 

MSc in Finance 

Gwladys has two years’ experience in financial services. Additionally, Gwladys has over six years’ experience as a strategy consultant at Grail Insights where she helped various blue chip companies to develop fact- and research-based plans to grow their businesses both locally and internationally. Gwladys is passionate about understanding how companies operate to generate value for their internal and external stakeholders, as well as how they impact the markets. Her philosophy towards investment analysis is based on knowledge-building as stated by Confucious – “To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge”.

Gwladys holds a BSc and BSc(Hons) in Actuarial Sciences from University of Pretoria, MA in Finance and Investment from London School of Business and Finance, and a MSc in Finance from Geneva Business School.

Leadership

Malungelo

Malungelo
Zilimbola

Chief Executive Officer

Asanda

Asanda
Notshe

Chief Investment Officer

Francois

Francois
Olivier

Senior Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Managers

Kopano

Kopano
Makhu

Portfolio Manager

Keonethebe

Keonethebe
Bosigo

Portfolio Manager

Andreas

Andreas
Jan van der Horst

Portfolio Manager

Business Development

Vuyo

Vuyo
Mvulane

Head: Business Development and Client Service

Fundiswa

Fundiswa
Pikashe

Business Development Manager

Walter

Walter
Rauch

Business Development Manager

Simbulele

Simbulele
Mantyi

Business Development Manager

Analysts

Gwladys

Gwladys
Onanena

Analyst

Seth

Seth
Boakye-Dankwah

Head of Research

Khanyisa

Khanyisa
Ngesi

Analyst

Kgapu

Kgapu
Mphahlele

Analyst

Shaun

Shaun
Bruyns

Analyst

Nolwando

Nolwando
Mlandu

Analyst

Mbasa

Mbasa
Mrwetyana

Analyst

Nadine

Nadine
Chetty-Khan

Analyst

Kefilwe

Kefilwe
Ndala

Analyst

Jaynesh

Jaynesh
Bhana

Analyst

Onicah

Onicah
Mofokeng

Analyst

Wendy

Wendy
Makhado

Analyst

Neo

Neo
Mokhesi

Analyst

Admin

Siyabonga

Siyabonga
Mchunu

Head Fund Administration