Our team

The RMB Corvest team comprises a team of investment professionals, with rich private equity experience and a diversity of skills and strengths, complemented by honesty and integrity. Our successful track record is underpinned by a flat, participative management structure which gives clients immediate access to executives, resulting in quick decision making and excellent service.


  • Mike Donaldson
  • Mike Donaldson

    B Com, CA (SA)

    Mike initially gained corporate finance experience with Coopers & Lybrand (UK) and thereafter with Investec Bank. He later gained his private equity experience by being part of the private equity team at Investec prior to joining RMB Corvest in 2004.

  • Martin Coetzee
  • Martin Coetzee

    B Com (Hons), CA (SA), FCMA

    Martin gained lending experience with the Industrial Development Corporation and private equity experience with Nedcor Investment Bank before joining RMB Corvest in 2001.

  • Genevieve Alberts
  • Genevieve Alberts

    B Com (Hons), MBA

    Genevieve commenced her financial services career at the Industrial Development Corporation in 1997 where she gained both lending and private equity experience. In 2006 she moved to Nedbank Capital Private Equity before joining RMB Corvest in 2009.

  • Phumi Twantwa
  • Phumi Twantwa

    B Com (Hons) Accounting

    Phumi gained mining sector expertise within Standard Bank’s investment banking team in Johannesburg. He joined the London office on a secondment working on corporate finance transactions in EMEA. He later joined the mining and export finance debt team in Johannesburg. Phumi joined RMB Corvest in 2014.

  • Francois Cilliers
  • Francois Cilliers

    B Com (Hons), CA (SA)

    Francois completed his articles with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 2005. During 2006 he worked in PWC's London office and joined RMB Corvest later that year. As Chief Technical Officer, he is responsible for transaction oversight and deal structure optimisation.

  • Naledi Gule
  • Naledi Gule

    Bcom, PGDM, PGDA, CA (SA)

    Naledi commenced her articles at EY in 2012. After completing her articles in 2014, she joined the New York office on a secondment working in the financial services industry. She then gained corporate finance and valuation experience first at EY and thereafter at Barclays Investment Bank in Johannesburg. Naledi joined RMB Corvest in 2018.

  • Geoff Wilmot
  • Geoff Wilmot

    B.BusSci (Econ), M.Phil (Finance), CFA

    Geoff spent 7 years in Investec Bank’s Specialised Finance and Investment Banking teams, where he gained lending and advisory experience. In 2017 he joined The Abraaj Group, a global emerging markets private equity firm, as part of its sub-Saharan Africa investment team.  Geoff joined RMB Corvest in 2018.

  • Mike Donaldson
  • Menzi Khoza

    B Com, Honours (Finance)

    Menzi gained leveraged finance experience at Nedbank’s Specialised Finance Division and thereafter at Barclays Investment Bank. He joined the London office on a secondment working on corporate finance transactions in EMEA covering Financial Sponsors. He later joined the corporate finance team in Johannesburg focusing on Financial Sponsors. Menzi joined RMB Corvest in 2018.

  • Shaun Cabrita
  • Shaun Cabrita

    B Com (Hons), CA (SA), MBA

    After completing his articles with Deloitte in 2003, Shaun spent eight years with SABMiller's Corporate Finance and Development team, providing M&A and other related corporate finance advice for the SABMiller group.  Shaun joined RMB Corvest in 2013.

  • Benedikta Nakos
  • Benedikta Nakos

    Bsc (Hons) Finance, Msc Finance & Accounting (LSE)

    After completing her masters at London School of Economics, Benedikta joined Investec's Structured and Acquisition Finance division in 2006 where she gained lending experience.  Benedikta joined RMB Corvest in 2014.

  • Brendan Wiebols
  • Brendan Wiebols

    B Com (Hons), CA (SA)

    Brendan completed his articles with KPMG in 2009.  Post articles he joined Nedbank's Specialised Finance division where he gained lending experience. Brendan joined RMB Corvest in 2012.

  • Joretha (Jo) Osborne
  • Joretha (Jo) Osborne

    CA SA, CFA

    Completed the CA learnership programme at the Industrial Development Corporation of SA and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Jan 2014, where after she joined the IDC dealmaker program. She participated in transactions in various industries including chemicals, textiles and  renewable energy. Transactions  ranged from project finance, asset- backed finance, working capital and  equity transactions. She joined RMB Corvest in 2018.

  • Rob Grieve
  • Rob Grieve

    B Com, H Dip Acc, CA (SA)

    Rob completed his articles at KPMG in 2010. He then gained corporate finance experience first at KPMG and thereafter at Macquarie First South Capital. In 2014 Rob joined Investec’s Specialised Finance team where he gained lending experience before joining RMB Corvest in 2017.

  • Kerry Human
  • Kerry Human

    Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science (CTA) and a Bachelor of Accounting Science

    Kerry joined RMB Corvest in October 2012. Prior to joining Corvest, Kerry worked at Absa Capital for ten years in various roles in Private Equity, Specialised Finance and Group Shared Services. Kerry holds an Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science (CTA) and a Bachelor of Accounting Science. She is also a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

  • Cornelie Read
  • Cornelie Read

    B Com (Hons), CA (SA)

    Cornelie completed her articles at EY in 2011 working mainly in the mining and industrial sector. She joined RMB Corvest in 2012.

  • Jesse Oyedipe
  • Jesse Oyedipe

    BCom, CIMA Dip Ma

    Jesse graduated from the University of Pretoria with a BCom in Financial Management. He then went on to work as a management accountant in the FMCG and manufacturing sectors for several years before joining RMB Corvest in 2018.

  • Dominique da Costa
  • Dominique da Costa

    BCom (Hons), ACMA / CGMA

    Dominique gained experience in the corporate spectrum as a Corporate Analyst at Global Credit Ratings Co. She subsequently moved into finance and worked in the mining services sector before joining the RMB team in 2014.