Johannesburg Office

Wealth Specialists   |   Business Development Specialists

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Thomas Papenfus Carrick

Thomas Papenfus

Manager: Wealth Management and Advisory - Johannesburg

South African born Thomas spent a couple of years serving in the British Army. After leaving the armed forces in 2001, he commenced a highly successful corporate career, working his way onto UK multinational boards.

With international business experience spanning 25 countries, he has over 3 years’ experience in board-level positions and more than 8 years' experience in senior leadership roles. As the leader of several large multinational teams, Thomas gained a thorough understanding of global markets and trends and highly experienced in the implementation of bespoke long-term wealth strategies for offshore investors.

Thomas has a Diploma in Marketing and Management from Varsity College as well as RE 5 qualifications. In his role as Manager - Wealth Management and Advisory, he leads a team of Wealth Specialists, developing them to become the next generation of advisers who will be leading a change in the financial services industry.

Things he's interested in:

Family is his motivation and hobby. He enjoys a sneaky round of golf when time allows and he's hoping to caddy for his sons at the US Masters in 2028.

His favourite quote:

"The more I practice, the luckier I get." -Gary Player

How you can get hold of him:

thomas.papenfus@carrick-wealth.com

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Adrian Jossel - Carrick Wealth

Adrian Jossel

Senior Wealth Specialist

Adrian matriculated from King David Victory Park, Johannesburg, and went on to study management at the University of Johannesburg. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) and has a CISI Advanced Wealth Management qualification. Adrian has been advising high net-worth individuals for seven years, specifically focusing on their offshore investments and financial structures. He currently manages client funds in excess of R340-million and is one of our top wealth management specialists.

Things he’s interested in:

Adrian likes to keep fit, either by running, going to the gym, or boxing. He loves to travel and is interested in reading and history.

His favourite quote:

"Fortune favours the bold" - Anonymous 

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0) 82 492 4641

adrian.jossel@carrick-wealth.com

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Giles Maynard - Carrick Wealth

Giles Maynard

Wealth Specialist

Giles holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Cape Town. His first foray into the working world was as a project manager for Murray & Roberts, building structural steel for the Medupi and Kusile projects. Since then Giles has spent time working locally and abroad in the industrial heating sector with specific focus on renewable energy and more specifically concentrated solar power (CSP). Having completed his MBA at Trinity College, Dublin, a few years ago Giles has made the move across to the finance sector and leaves his previous company and the position of General Manager to join the Carrick team.

Things he's interested in:

Giles has wide-ranging interests, from fly-fishing to scuba diving and from competing in triathlons to playing golf. In his more laid-back moments he enjoys reading and the pleasures of food and wine.

His favourite quote:

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” –Jessie Owens

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)72 157 1234

giles.maynard@carrick-wealth.com

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Dale Namnick - Carrick Wealth

Dale Namnick

Wealth Specialist

Dale went to St Stithies College, Johannesburg and afterwards the University of Johannesburg, where he graduated with distinctions with a Bachelor of Commerce degree - the first to get a degree in his family.

He started his career as a sales executive for BMW, making it to the top 20 in sales for South Africa.

He’s played provincial cricket and squash for South Africa and has NCA, RE5 and FGASA qualifications.

Things he's interested in:

Dale loves wildlife and outdoors — game breeding, game viewing, photography, enduro motorbiking, cricket, squash and football.

His favourite quote:

"Money makes life easier, not necessarily happier. Treasure the moments spent with your loved ones"

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0) 73 236 0628

dale.namnick@carrick-wealth.com

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Roy Sherban - Carrick Wealth

Roy Sherban

Wealth Specialist

Roy was born in Johannesburg and joined the financial services industry in 2011. He has his National Qualification Framework (NQF) 5 in Financial Management, a NQF6 in Investment and Financial Risk, and is registered to become a Certified Financial Planner. Roy has travelled extensively, living in and experiencing many different countries and cultures. He is hard working, quick thinking, and able to apply himself and overcome every challenge thrown his way. A great team player and a reliable and responsible leader.

Things he’s interested in:

Roy is a family man who loves spending time with his family and, when he can, watching Manchester United. He believes one should live one’s life to the fullest.

His favourite quote:

"The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder." -Ralph Sockman

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)82 419 9873

roy.sherban@carrick-wealth.com

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Christopher Janse van Rensburg

Christopher Janse van Rensburg

Wealth Specialist

Christopher attended Monument High in Krugersdorp before going on to obtain a Bachelors of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management from UNISA. He spent three years as a professional rugby player with the Golden Lions Rugby Union before joining Carrick Wealth. Christopher is a team player who says he approaches his clients with an open attitude of integrity and commitment, that he learns from every challenge and opportunity that comes his way, and that he has a great capacity for discipline and persistence in everything he does.

Things he’s interested in:

Christopher remains a passionate rugby fan.

His favourite quote:

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours." –Ray Kroc

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)72 782 4126

christopher.jansevanrensburg@carrick-wealth.com

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Mitchel Parsons - Carrick Wealth

Mitchel Parsons

Wealth Specialist

Since finishing school with a bachelor’s exemption Mitchell has gathered broad management experience culminating in the post of General Manager for Rubber MODS, which manufactures rubber products for the industrial and mining industries. He is in his final year to achieve a Bcomm majoring in economics.

He joined Carrick Wealth because he felt that as a young, hard working, and talented entrepreneur, the company would provide an opportunity for personal growth, mentorship, and learning. In return, he brings a dynamism, drive, and talent that can only be of benefit to Carrick’s clients.

Things he's interested in:

Mitchell has a keen interest in finance and politics and in his down time he enjoys playing piano and guitar as well as reading and chess.

His favourite quote:

"It is not the critic who counts...” -Theodore Roosevelt

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)82 439 3775

mitchel.parsons@carrickis.com

Raymond Gombera

Raymond Gombera

Wealth Specialist

Raymond has more than 12 years of experience, covering sales and marketing, public relations, communications, and management. In his most recent position as a financial brokerage adviser and managing offshore investments, he excelled at staying on top of new policies, regulations, and guidelines as well as providing solid investment and financial advice to clients.

He is a highly motivated self-starter and enjoys being part of a progressive team in which creative thinking and collaboration solves problems and contributes to the success and wellbeing of his clients.

Things he’s interested in:

Raymond is proficient in four languages, loves European football and listening to old school music.

His favourite quote:

“Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.” -Joyce Diane Brothers

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)79 902 7869

raymond.gombera@carrick-wealth.com

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Jayson Damerell

Jayson Damerell

Wealth Specialist

Jayson Damerell is from Gauteng and attended Jeppe High School. He then went on to study at UNISA and the Academy of Financial Markets. Jayson worked as a financial planner and adviser in a number of companies before joining Carrick , which he believes provides the perfect environment for bringing together his passion for people and his interest in the power of investment strategies.

Things he's interested in:

Jayson is married and loves spending time with his wife and their two-year-old son, especially spending time with them in the outdoors.

His favourite quote:

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." -Bruce Lee

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)83 376 2779

jayson.damerell@carrick-wealth.com

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Jason Nesbitt

Wealth Specialist

Jason matriculated from St David’s Marist Inanda before completing his B. Com Business Management degree at the University of Pretoria. After completing his degree, he travelled abroad for two years. Jason worked in the UK, Ireland and Australia. Jason gained nearly two years’ experience in Private Banking in his previous role at Investec Private Bank and is currently completing his postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning, with the aim of passing the Certified Financial Planner Board exam in 2019.

Things he's interested in:

When not spending much of his spare time at Randpark Golf Club, he enjoys quality time with family and friends. His passions include travelling, football, surfing, reading, squash, cycling and golf.

His favourite quote:

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” - Andre Gide

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)82 941 8433

jason.nesbitt@carrick-wealth.com

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Alfonso Meyer - Carrick Wealth

Alfonso Meyer

Wealth Specialist

Alfonso, who hails from Pretoria, is passionate about helping his clients achieve their financial goals. Most important to him is giving expression to Carrick’s client-centric approach by building great relationships and working with people. He focuses on providing his clients with the best advice possible and aims to be considered as one of the top Wealth Specialists at Carrick.

Things he's interested in:
Alfonso is a keen sportsman and enjoys travelling as both activities provide him with a wonderful opportunity for mixing with people.

His favourite quote:

"The greatest thing about tomorrow is, I will be better than I am today." -Tiger Woods

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)83 597 6599

alfonso.meyer@carrick-wealth.com

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Ryan Levy - Carrick Wealth

Ryan Levy

Wealth Specialist

Ryan was born in Johannesburg but grew up in Cape Town. He joined Carrick because he saw the company is young, incredibly energetic, fast-growing and offered an excellent opportunity for growth and personal development. Ryan believes strongly in self-improvement and that attending the Carrick Development Academy has developed and empowered him to provide professional advice and support to his future clients.

With the experience that the academy offered him, his progression to the Junior Wealth Specialist role is exciting and offers him a great opportunity to create his own path, he says. He is looking to seize every opportunity and help contribute towards the unique Carrick Brand.

Ryan is not here to offer his clients a once off solution to their problem and leave it at that. He is dedicated for the long run, from a simple yet important aspect of ensuring they are protected from any risks they encounter in their lives to ensure their choice in their finances are growing the way that it should be in these current conditions. His ultimate goal is preserving their wealth for long term future where they can be comfortable trusting in his ability to be there during the tough times as well as the prosperous ones.

Things he's interested in:
His interests are music, playing golf, going to the gym, cricket, rugby, socialising, and spending time with his family.

His favourite quote:

"Anyone can do my job, but nobody can be me" - Harvey Spector

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)83 295 3441

ryan.levy@carrick-wealth.com

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Tom darling - Carrick Wealth

Tom Darling

Wealth Specialist

Tom grew up in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape. After matriculating from Nico Malan High School, he enrolled at the University of Stellenbosch where he graduated with a B. Com degree in management sciences and an Honours degree in Financial Management.

In 2016 he gave vent to his entrepreneurial ambitions when he launched a bar staffing company which helped him gain a deeper understanding of problem-solving in high-pressure situations. Being a people’s person and having an affinity for problem-solving meant that a move to the financial services industry was an obvious choice.

Things he's interested in:

Tom has a passion for sport, is a dog-person and enjoys spending his free time socially with good people.

His favourite quote:

'I believe the target of anything in life should be to do it so well that it becomes an art." - Arsene Wenger

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)79 529 6771

tom.darling@carrick-wealth.com

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William Grose - Carrick Wealth

William Grose

Wealth Specialist

William matriculated from the prestigious Hilton College in KwaZulu-Natal before going on to obtain a B. Com Honours degree in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from the University of Cape Town. He is extremely passionate about South Africa and believes the country has so much potential that is yet to be explored.

Things he's interested in:

William enjoys hiking and exploring new places, loves football (he supports West Ham United) and tries to play as much golf as he can.

His favourite quote:

"Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity." - Roman philosopher Seneca

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)83 678 3745

william.grose@carrick-wealth.com

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John Fourie - Carrick Wealth

John Fourie

Wealth Specialist

John, who is from Johannesburg, joined Carrick Wealth because he believed the company’s huge growth potential presented a great opportunity to enter the financial services sector and learn all he needs to know at the same time. He says he thrives on the energetic and fast-paced nature of the company.

As a Carrick Development Academy graduate he has a sound understanding of Carrick’s business practices and ethos. Carrick offered the perfect environment for him to combine his passion for working with people with his love of finance. He is dedicated to helping Carrick change the face of financial services by offering unique financial solutions.

Things he's interested in:

John is passionate about engaging with people and ensuring he makes the most of life’s trials, tribulations and adventures. He enjoys sushi, is adventurous, and really loves being outdoors skating, surfing and doing most other water sports.

His favourite quote:

“The best way to predict the future is to create it” – Abraham Lincoln

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)79 494 2734

john.fourie@carrick-wealth.com

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Simbarashe Mashingaidze - Carrick Wealth

Simbarashe Mashingaidze

Business Development Specialist

Simbarashe Mashingaidze considers himself as very competitive. He is hungry to learn as much as he can about each position in which he finds himself, and believes that sharing this knowledge with his peers will create that same hunger in them to know more and be better. He has an Honours degree in Sociology from the University of Zimbabwe and obtained his RE1 and 5 while working in the financial services sector.

Things he's interested in:

Simbarashe is interested in nature and loves to explore new areas. He also enjoys sport: watching and playing rugby, cricket, basketball, soccer and running the odd marathon or doing the odd road run.

His favourite quote:

"There is nothing that is constant except change, so embrace it and let it drive you to evolution." -Les Brown

How you can get hold of him:

+27 (0)62 615 7403

simbarashe.mashingaidze@carrick-wealth.com

Janine Behr - Carrick Wealth

Janine Behr

Business Development Specialist

Janine grew up in Johannesburg and has worked in the NGO and corporate sectors, including Investec, for many years. She joined Carrick in May 2018 because she works best when surrounded by people who are positive, driven, and trustworthy. Janine is an excellent team member, quick to take the initiative, and is always looking to learn new skills and develop her business strengths. She performs well under pressure, is disciplined, organised, energetic, and compassionate.

Things she's interested in:

Janine loves cooking, enjoys the outdoors, and spending time having fun with friends and family. She is a former gymnast and gymnastics coach, enjoys scuba diving, and the occasional game of golf.

Her favourite quote:

"At the end of the day let there be no regrets, only a desire to do more tomorrow than you did today." -Noel Dejesus

How you can get hold of her:

+27 (0)82 322 6323

janine.behr@carrick-wealth.com

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