Our Team

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jacques Hattingh

B.Econ Hons. MBA

Jacques Hattingh founded FGWM in September 1999. He completed an MBA at the University of Stellenbosch business school in 1987. He is the co-founder of First Global Asset management in 2004 and served on the investment team for 12 years.

He is the founder and key individual for Engelberg Asset Management in 2014. Jacques has been managing assets in the financial services industry since 1995.

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Wayne Liebenberg

B.Compt (Hons), CA(SA) | LinkedIn

Wayne obtained his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Major) from the University of Stellenbosch and a B Compt Honors Degree from the University of South Africa. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and has been registered as a Chartered Accountant since 2006. He is registered as an Financial Advisor and Investment Manager with the Financial Services Board, CAT I and CAT II. He is also a Certified Financial Planner.

Wayne has been in the financial services industry for more than 12 years and joined First Global Wealth Group in 2016 as a director and key individual.

Wayne has a keen interest in travel, woodwork and golf. He is married to Liezel and they have 3 children.

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Merwe Viljoen

CA (SA)LinkedIn

Merwe is a Chartered Accounted by profession. He completed his articles at Ernst & Young, Jhb Office. While completing his military service at SARS he did a Masters Degree in Tax at the University of Pretoria. He then started Ashton Chartered Accountants, which is a medium sized audit firm operating in Pretoria. During his audit career he was involved in a few listings and mergers and acquisitions.

After he left audit firm in 2003 he, together with a partner developed a Copper mine in Congo which was structured with RMB. Group Five did the construction. The mine was sold to Metorex, a listed company on the JSE at the time. He manages his own investment fund. He is a director of several companies including First Global Wealth, Mattfin, Delavia Estate, Centurion Close, Jodibex Civils etc.

Wealth Managers

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PG Engelbrecht

HR Management / Post Grad Diploma, Financial Planning

I have been in the financial industry for 7 years. I believe in a holistic approach to financial planning, which is the key to their success and properity of my clients. 

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Wayne Liebenberg

B.Compt (Hons), CA(SA) | LinkedIn

Wayne obtained his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Major) from the University of Stellenbosch and a B Compt Honors Degree from the University of South Africa. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and has been registered as a Chartered Accountant since 2006. He is registered as an Financial Advisor and Investment Manager with the Financial Services Board, CAT I and CAT II.

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Jacques Hattingh

B.Econ Hons. MBA

Jacques Hattingh founded FGWM in September 1999. He completed an MBA at the University of Stellenbosch business school in 1987. He is the co-founder of First Global Asset management in 2004 and served on the investment team for 12 years.

He is the founder and key individual for Engelberg Asset Management in 2014. Jacques has been managing assets in the financial services industry since 1995.

 
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Analysts

Calla Hamman 

BComm (Investment Management), CFA Level 2

Calla started his career in the Investment Industry in 2016. He joined Engelberg (Pty) Ltd in June 2016 and spent the past 9 months assisting in the start up of the Engelberg funds; working closely with experienced money managers and investment professionals.

Calla completed his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Investment Management) at the University of Stellenbosch and is a CFA Level 2 Candidate.

His interests include social entrepreneurship, psychology, music and golf.

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Marcel Hattingh

BComm Hons (Financial Risk Management)

Marcel studied a Bachelors of Commerce in Mathematical Sciences at the Stellenbosch University, after which he completed an Honours degree in Financial Risk Management, also at Stellenbosch University.

Marcel did an internship at Investec in London, is an avid cryptocurrency investor and enthusiast. He founded a mobile batteries company, Moonrock in 2016.

His interests include baking, growing his own fresh produce and cultivating a lifestyle that is sustainable and environmentally friendly.

 

Portfolio administrators 

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Amanda Wiehahn

Amanda joined the company in March 2001 as a portfolio administrator, before which she spent 8 years as an assistant with a civil engineering company.

Amanda enjoys the client interaction and provides valuable service to the clients and the wealth managers.

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Dorneil du Plessis

Dorneil joined the company in May 2003 as a receptionist and was promoted to a portfolio administrator in May 2008. Previously she was employed as a receptionist and general admin clerk at Kusasa Engineering 195 (Pty) Ltd.

Over the years Dorneil has proven herself to a dedicated and meticulous employee always striving to assist clients in a friendly and efficient manner.

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Michelle Hüsselmann

Michelle joined the company in January 2017 as portfolio administrator, she has 14 years’ experience in the financial service industry. 

She really enjoys client interaction and strives to provide our clients with an ongoing, unmatched service experience.

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