Braam Viljoen

Group Chief Executive Officer

Subsequent to his internship with Deloitte and consequent qualification as a Chartered Accountant, Braam joined the Risk Management division of Investec Bank Ltd. Braam was soon after repositioned, and for the succeeding 4 years fundamentally involved, in the bank's Specialised Finance division. In 1998 Braam and two associates instituted the Specialised Finance Division of a leading JSE listed corporation. Braam functioned as the business's Managing Director until 2003 when he joined Merchant West Holdings as a founding director and CEO of the Group.