Derrick is an actuary and became a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK) after completing his degree (BSC Honours Actuarial Science) at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Prior to co-founding Jaltech, Derrick was head of business development at Liberty Africa, where he advised on product development and acquisitions in Africa. Derrick now oversees the corporate finance transactions and insurance advisory at Jaltech.
Derrick has extensive experience in providing financial and commercial advice on transactions, particularly relating to M&A and highly structured corporate finance deals. He works with private and public sector clients on project and transaction structuring, debt and equity finance, due diligence, and project co-ordination.
- » Infrastructure
- » Property and construction
- » Forestry
- » Insurance & Micro Insurance
- » Financial services including Microfinance
- » Energy
In addition to Derrick’s transactional expertise, Derrick has obtained experience in actuarial valuations, financial modelling, and product development for insurance businesses, banks and micro finance institutions.
Gaurav is an actuary and became a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa after completing his degree (BSC Honours Actuarial Science) at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Prior to co-founding Jaltech, Gaurav worked as an actuary in reinsurance and life insurance, performing technical, distribution and strategic roles. He later began to leverage his financial expertise as a consultant to several companies. Gaurav currently oversees corporate finance transactions and asset management mandates at Jaltech.
Gaurav has extensive corporate finance and project finance experience, having dealt with both domestic and international clients in the provision of advice relating to capital raisings, hedging various financial risks, managing investments and capital structuring. Gaurav’s experience covers a wide range of industries, company sizes and transaction types.
- » Financial Services
- » Energy
- » Agribusiness
- » Resources
- » Insurance
- » Hospitality
From an insurance perspective, Gaurav has extensive experience in improving sales channels, designing and implementing strategic solutions and tracking and reporting management information.
Jonty is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Having previously practiced as an attorney at ENSAfrica (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc),
Africa’s largest law firm, he represented some of the world’s largest multinationals in countries such as Angola, Guinea, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia etc.
Jonty focuses on identifying suitable corporate and project finance opportunities which can leverage off Jaltech’s experience and expertise.
Given that Jonty is tasked with the responsibility of growing Jaltech’s African footprint, through his extensive African network, he is very active in assisting clients with identifying suitable local partners and funders.