Our People

 

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The leadership of Afena Capital is driven by a passion for investing and  the continuous pursuit of excellence.

  • Grant Cloete, Executive Director

    Grant CloeteChief Executive Officer, Executive Director
    BCom (Hons) FAPM
    15 Years Experience

    Grant is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Afena Capital.

    He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management (FAPM) from the University of Cape Town. He has 15 years industry experience, most of which was spent as a senior investment analyst.

  • Shoaib Vayej, Executive Director

    Shoaib VayejPortfolio Manager, Executive Director
    B Sc (Eng), CFA
    12 Years Experience

    Shoaib is a Portfolio Manager and Executive Director at Afena Capital.

    He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. He has 12 years industry experience which includes time at Sanlam Investment Managers as Investment Analyst and later as Portfolio Manager on the model portfolio group as well as manager of the Resources Unit Trust.

  • Mila Mafanya, Executive Director

    Mila MafanyaHead of Equities, Executive Director
    B Bus Sc, CFA
    12 Years Experience

    Mila is the Head of Equities and Executive Director at Afena Capital.

    He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder and holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree majoring in Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town. He has 12 years industry experience which includes time at OMIGSA as an assistant Portfolio Manager and Sanlam Investment Managers as an Investment Analyst.

  • Zain Parker, Executive Director

    Zain ParkerHead of Operations, Executive Director
    BCom (Hons), CA
    8 Years Experience

    Zain is the Head of Operations and Executive Director at Afena Capital.

    He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Accounting from the University of South Africa. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and has 8 years industry experience which includes time at KPMG as an External Audit Manager.