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The Team

Andrew Browne

Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and served articles with KPMG and after completing his articles he joined an Inter Dealer Broker as Financial Director and a shareholder. They offered services in the following products: Foreign Exchange, Bonds, Safex products and Interest Rate Derivatives. In 1998 they sold the business to a listed company, where Andrew served on their board for a number of years.

He later set up Magwitch Securities (Pty) Ltd who are a registered Financial Services Provider FSP 26289. Andrew heads up the Investment Committee for Magwitch’s offshore solutions. To relax he enjoys squash at Jeppe and takes part in Masters League, he is involved as Treasurer of his sports club and has a passion for investments.

David Case

David joined Magwitch in 2013, moving from his previous role as the Financial Director of a JSE Listed company. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. David’s main focus is on the day to day operations of the multinational product solutions. David is registered with the FSCA. David is a part-time adventurer and in his life, and on his poor legs, he has amongst other things, run 500km from Kimberley to Johannesburg for charity. He has also summited the highest peak in each of the nine South African provinces and has completed many marathons and ultra-marathons.

Bruce McBride

Bruce graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1988. He then joined Bell, Dewar and Hall as a Candidate Attorney and after being admitted as an attorney in 1989 went on to become a senior partner at the firm where he specialized in commercial litigation in the banking, mining and engineering sectors. In 2001 he was part of the executive team that started the JSE-listed Merafe Resources. He served on the Executive Committee and the Board of Merafe Resources (Commercial Director) from 2001 until 2015 after which he established CE&H Capital a corporate advisory firm. Bruce has been a member of the South African Institute of Directors since 2003 and has over the years served on the boards of a number of local and overseas investment companies in the fund management and private equity sectors. In his younger days he was a former SA Schools, SA Universities and provincial cricketer.

Matthew Esterhuizen

Matthew joined the Magwitch offshore division in 2016, bringing experience from his research role in the offshore financial services industry. He holds a B Comm Investment Management from Stellenbosch University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Matthew’s main focus is researching offshore investments and has a passion for passive investments. Matthew is registered with the Financial Services Board.

Ga’lan Turner 

Ga’lan, a recent addition to the team; having partially completed his qualification at the University of Pretoria, he has decided to continue his course through UNISA. His short-term goal is to graduate and create value for those around him. Looking at the long-term to create sustainable wealth for a better future. Having previous administrative experience, he has fitted right into his role at Magwitch as Data Administrator, taking charge of the appointment at full speed. Ga’lan enjoys spending his free time doing fitness, playing music and DIY.