Advisory Board

Greenpoint benefits from a highly experienced Advisory Board that bring over 135 years experience of private markets investing, specifically in Southern African private credit and private equity mid-market.

Ron Den Besten

Independent Chairman

Ron has been chairman of the Investment Committee since 2016, bringing over 35 years experience in credit and private equity. Ron is currently CEO of Growth Capital Partners (private equity) and holds numerous non-executive roles including being an Independent Non-Executive member of FNB’s commercial finance credit committee and an Independent Non-Executive member of Agribusiness Advisory Board. Previously, he was Chairman of the Sub-Saharan Regional Advisory Council for Aureos Capital (private equity).

Matt Brenzel

Independent Member

Matt has been an independent member of the Investment Committee since 2018, bringing over 35 years of experience in financial services and corporate governance. Matt was a founding member of Coronation Asset Management is currently also a member of the Investment Committee of Inyosi Solutions, a high impact South African private credit fund.

James Mason

Independent Member

James has been a member of the Investment Committee since 2019 bringing over 25 years experience in investing in private markets and financial services. James is currently an executive director of Rational Expectations (family office of the Le Roux family, founder & ex-CEO of Capitec Bank) and previously ran the wholly owned operations of the Macquarie group in South Africa.

Peter Van Zyl

Member

Peter was a co-founder of Greenpoint in 2011 and brings over 20 years experience in private equity and private credit investing in Southern Africa. He is currently CEO of Stellar Capital Partners (a JSE listed investment holding company) and holds various non-executive director roles of various Stellar Capital Partners portfolio companies (including Greenpoint).

Sean Graham

Member

Sean has been a member of the Investment Committee since 2016, bringing over 20 years experience in Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance Compliance experience. He is currently CFO and Chief Risk Officer of Stellar Capital Partners (a JSE listed investment holding company) and holds various non-executive director roles of various Stellar Capital Partners portfolio companies. Sean is also Chairman of Inyosi Solutions, a high impact South African private credit fund.