Investment Team

Kevin Williams

CA (SA) | Director & Fund Manager of Long/Short & Flexible Fund

Kevin is the founder of Bateleur. He has been involved in South African capital markets since 1996. Prior to Bateleur, Kevin worked on the sell side for various international investment banks, including Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) and Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB).

Charl Gous, CFA

Director & Fund Manager of Market Neutral Fund, Long/Short Fund and Equity Fund

Charl joined Bateleur in 2008 and has gained experience in South African investment markets since 2006. He was previously at Imalivest (Pty) Ltd, a start-up hedge fund and licensed financial service provider.

Warren Riley, CFA

Analyst & co-Portfolio Manager of Equity Fund

Warren joined Bateleur during 2016 as an investment analyst. He has been working in the investment industry since 2006, most recently as head of investments at a private wealth firm. Before this he functioned as an analyst and portfolio manager at Cadence Capital and business analyst at Allan Gray. Warren is a CFA Charterholder.

Bheki Mthethwa

B.BusSc Finance | Investment Analyst

Bheki was awarded the Bateleur Capital Foundation bursary in 2015 and joined the Investment Team full time in January 2018 after obtaining his Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town.

Jan Silvis, CFA

Investment Analyst

Jan joined Bateleur in February 2019. He began his investment career in 2006 at Allan Gray as an investment analyst and member of the investment committee. Jan subsequently joined X-Chequer Fund management initially as an analyst in the South African market neutral hedge fund team but then as fund manager of the systematic X-Chequer Global Hedged fund.

De Wet Schutte

Investment Analyst

De Wet joined Bateleur in October 2018. He has 11 years’ experience as a sell side analyst at Avior Capital Markets covering the hotels, leisure and beverage sectors, as well as various investment holding companies.

Operations Team

Mark Williams

CA (SA) | Director

Mark joined Bateleur in 2007 after spending nine years with British Airways Plc in London, Hong Kong and the Isle of Man, serving as financial controller for their regional operation, BA Connect. With a strong background in analysis, controls and compliance, Mark is responsible for the operations of Bateleur.

Amanda van Zyl

CGMA, BCom | Head of Operations & Client Liaison

Amanda joined Bateleur in 2011 from the Institut d’Expertise Clinique. She has a BCom in Financial Management and is a Chartered Management Accountant.

Taryn Hamid

BCom (ND) | Finance and Operations

Taryn joined Bateleur in 2014. Prior to this, Taryn spent eight years at the Public Investment Corporation as a Management Accountant. She has a National Diploma in Internal Auditing and a B.Com in Financial Management.

Leeza Myburgh

BA LLB | Legal & Compliance

Leeza joined Bateleur Capital in 2014. Prior to this, Leeza worked in legal & compliance for 11 years at Allan Gray and Coronation Fund Managers. Leeza is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, an approved compliance officer with the FSCA and a member of the Compliance Institute of South Africa.