About Us

Haris-Marcopoulos–Managing-Director

Haris Marcopoulos – Managing Director

Haris Marcopoulos was born in 1962 and graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1988 he achieved his Master’s in Business Administration.

He has had an outstanding financial career to date, receiving acclaim in a number of spheres, having consulted as a business analyst with a number of international companies in South Africa. He headed the international treasury operations of South Africa’s largest food company for seven years.

In 1995, he founded Finway International, bringing a wealth of corporate financial experience to the personal investor. He advises clients on a wide range of financial affairs and has a deep knowledge of South African needs and international markets.

Rob Picard – Senior Partner

Rob was born in 1964 and graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 1989, with an Honours degree in Business Economics. Rob obtained his FPSA status. He has further qualifications with a Diploma in Property Valuation, International tax and an Advanced Diploma In Estate and Trust Administration.

He served as an officer in the South African Airforce, later lecturing at the Military Academy, a faculty of Stellenbosch University.

His experience includes Investment and Private Banking, having worked for leading South African investment banks. He joined Finway International in April 2009.

Derick Du Toit – Financial Manager

Derick Du Toit completed his Bachelors in Accounting at the University of Stellenbosch in 2009, followed by his 3-year Articles with SAICA. Derick is a qualified AGA (SA) with SAICA and registered Tax Practitioner, as well as a member of FISA.

After gaining invaluable experience within the accounting, auditing and tax profession, he joined Finway in 2016 as a Financial Manager.  Derick manages the financial accounts, as well as the Fiduciary desk, which deals with Trusts, Estates, Wills and Tax. He will be completing his Advanced Diploma in Estate and Trust Administration qualification this year to obtain FPSA status.

Daniel Lee – Analyst

Daniel Lee completed his Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Economics and Finance in 2017 and subsequently completed his honours in Financial Analysis in 2018, at the University of Cape Town. He is currently completing his CFA qualification where he is a Level III candidate. Daniel joined Finway as a Market Analyst and Equity Trader.

Daniel joined Finway as a Market Analyst and Equity Trader.

Cheryl Clark – Wealth Investment Administrator

Cheryl Clark joined Finway in 2019 as a Wealth Investment Administrator. She has over 25 years’ experience in administration within the financial sector. Some of Cheryl’s key responsibilities include administration, banking and client services. Cheryl does what it takes to get the job done.  

Aurora Marcopoulos – Private Banker

Aurora Marcopoulos completed a Bachelor of Social Science specialising in Political Science and Economic History in 2017 at the University of Cape Town, followed by an honours degree in International Politics. Aurora joined Finway as a Private Banker and is currently studying her Masters degree part time. Her responsibilities include private banking, portfolio monitoring, internal compliance and client services.

 

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