Portfolio

  • Claudio Achadinha Claudio Achadinha

    Claudio Achadinha

    Portfolio Analyst

    Cape Town

    Claudio considers himself a part-time golfer and comedian and a full-time business enthusiast. The unofficial master of dad jokes, he enjoys sharing laughs and beers with friends, watching series and football, and cooking up Portuguese dishes with his family.

    • Chartered Accountant – CA (SA) 2019
    • Completed articles with BDO
    • More than 18 months’ experience as a private equity analyst with RisCura
  • Jocelyn Badenhorst Jocelyn Badenhorst

    Jocelyn Badenhorst

    Portfolio Manager

    Cape Town

    Jocelyn’s favourite pastimes involve being active – preferably outdoors, and even more preferably if they’re rewarded with beers after. She also loves eating out or braaiing with friends or family. Voted most likely to run up and pet strangers’ dogs. Currently obsessed with reading Harry Potter.

    • Articles at Deloitte Johannesburg
    • Chartered Accountant – CA (SA) 2018
    • 18 months’ experience in consultancy in the US
  • Conrad Botha Conrad Botha

    Conrad Botha

    Portfolio Analyst

    Cape Town

    Conrad is a former maths teacher and an avid road cyclist. He believes in balance, and by balance he means being rewarded with one pint of beer for every 50km he completes on the road. Lately, he is having only half a pint.

    • Eligible as an AGA (SA) and working towards CA (SA)
    • Three years’ experience as an audit senior
    • Joined BOOST&Co in November 2021
  • Ilze Coetzee Ilze Coetzee

    Ilze Coetzee

    Portfolio Analyst

    Cape Town

    Ilze loves staying active, whether that be going for a hike or flying down a mountain bike trail. She has a keen sense of adventure, always wanting to travel to new places and try new things. She loves spending time with friends, family and her two sausage dogs, who insist on their daily walk routine.

    • Qualified from Stellenbosch University
    • Completed articles at KPMG Cape Town, with a focus on the insurance industry
    • Previously worked in a managerial role at KPMG Cape Town
  • Celeste Dowie Celeste Dowie

    Celeste Dowie

    Principal

    Cape Town

    A full-time accountant and part-time socialite and fashionista, Celeste starts every day with a gym or yoga session. She enjoys spending time with friends, and loves beaches, sunshine, mountains and vineyards, whether in Cape Town or one of the many countries on her bucket list.

    • Chartered Accountant – CA (SA) 2015
    • Completed articles at Deloitte
    • Two years’ experience in group finance within the retail sector at Clicks Group Limited
  • Natasha Fletcher Natasha Fletcher

    Natasha Fletcher

    Portfolio Analyst

    Cape Town

    Natasha is a curious traveller who loves fresh air and sunny sea views. Her creative passions include wildlife photography, painting and, more recently, cooking nutritious meals. Her favourite start to the day is a run with friends – especially if there is a cup of hot coffee to follow.

    • Chartered Accountant – CA (SA) 2018
    • Completed articles at Investec Johannesburg
    • Started her career in financial services in 2019
  • Richard Hallett Richard Hallett

    Richard Hallett

    Managing Director

    London

    When Richard isn’t buried in spreadsheets, he is (was!) a keen sportsman who loves playing and watching most sports. However, his spare time is now typically spent with his young and very active twin boys. To relax, he enjoys a drink and socialising with friends and family.

    • ACA since 2009, with 13 years’ experience in financial services
    • Previously worked for KPMG, FTI Consulting and Sandton Capital Partners
    • Joined BOOST&Co in February 2020
  • Bryony Mc Iver Bryony Mc Iver

    Bryony Mc Iver

    Portfolio Manager

    Cape Town

    Bryony’s greatest loves are people, culture and new experiences. Recent travels led her to New York and Central and South America, where she learned everything from Spanish to scuba diving. Outside work, you’ll find her enjoying brunch, the sunshine and any music concert that happens to be on.

    • Qualifications from the University of Johannesburg and Stellenbosch University
    • Completed CA articles at Deloitte Johannesburg in 2018
    • Joined BOOST&Co in October 2019
  • Janine Rutsch Janine Rutsch

    Janine Rutsch

    Portfolio Analyst

    Cape Town

    Janine falls for activities quickly. Mainly, she cycles between violin, piano, painting portraits, ballet, watching movies with friends and playing hockey. Even when she’s busy, each day includes podcasts and a German lesson at the very least.

    • Chartered Accountant – CA (SA) 2020
    • Completed articles with Deloitte
    • Currently studying for an MCom (Development Finance)
  • Natalie Walker-Owen Natalie Walker-Owen

    Natalie Walker-Owen

    Portfolio Manager

    Manchester

    Natalie likes to keep busy, spending most weekends brunching with friends and hiking or kayaking in the Peak District. She loves travelling and one of her favourite trips was to Finland, where she took husky rides, played in snow three feet deep and slept in glass domes under the northern lights.

    • Chartered Accountant – ACA (2016)
    • Six years’ experience in financial advisory at Grant Thornton
    • Two years’ experience in portfolio management at RoundShield Partners
  • Daniel Williams Daniel Williams

    Daniel Williams

    Portfolio Manager

    Cape Town

    Daniel is a nature lover who worked for two years as a game ranger in the Sabi Sands (Kruger National Park). He has a passion for wildlife, photography and travel, and his trips include visiting the mountain gorillas in the rainforests of Uganda. He recently returned to Cape Town after five years in London.

    • Chartered Accountant – CA(SA) 2013
    • Completed articles with Deloitte
    • Worked at the BBC in London for two years

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