Our Team

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At Galileo Capital, we believe that wealth management is a personal business. That’s why investing in client relationships and establishing trust from the onset is our priority. Each member of our team brings along expertise, professionalism and the essential accreditations you need to feel reassured that your financial future is in good hands.

Management

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Warren Ingram, CFP®​
Executive Director and Co-founder of Galileo Capital

Warren Ingram is an award-winning wealth manager, best-selling author, public speaker, entrepreneur, and sought-after financial expert who can often be heard sharing money insights on popular South African radio shows. In addition, Warren hosts his own highly acclaimed podcast, Honest Money. With a career that spans over 26 years, Warren has established himself as a trusted authority on inter-generational wealth, helping families grow their net worth through intelligent investment planning. Warren is a devoted husband to wife, Vanessa, with whom he shares two hounds and a huge passion for empowerment through education. Together, they run a charity called Serendipity Trust, helping to fund candidates through high school and university. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional, Warren holds a degree in economics and a postgraduate diploma in financial planning.

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Theo Vorster
CEO and Co-founder of Galileo Capital

Theo's philosophy is to surround oneself with the right people, and for over 30 years as a finance professional, he's been doing just that. As co-founder of Galileo Capital, he's part of an elite team of individuals who strive to make a difference to the financial futures of their clients. His prior experience includes leadership roles as a CEO of a stock broking firm and creator of kykNET's 'Geldsake met Theo Vorster'. Well versed in legal matters, Theo holds a degree in commerce, specialising in law, as well as an honours degree in investment management. Always advocating for individual financial empowerment, Theo's wisdom and best practices inform Galileo’s business decisions and the guidance the company offers to clients. A family man and a Loftus season ticket holder, Theo is all about enjoying life with your nearest and dearest –– regardless of the rugby score.

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Yolande Botha, CFP®
Executive Director
 

Focused on her client's values and goals, Yolande approaches each new relationship with curiosity and eagerness to discover what drives people’s money-related decisions. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional, Yolande has achieved significant recognition in her field from the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa. With an extensive professional background that adds experience and considerable insight to her role as executive director at Galileo Capital, Yolande offers sound advice, delivered with authenticity and a genuine interest in your successful financial future. Married with two children (one human, one Border Collie), Yolande runs a busy household and is always on the lookout for a good book and good company.

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Pragnesh Desai
Chief Executive Officer – Galileo Asset Management

Pragnesh is a well-practised investment officer, banker and engineer with a long list of exceptional qualifications in engineering (BEng), business administration (MBA) and finance (CFA). Having worked for big names in the South African banking sector, such as Nedbank and Citibank, Pragnesh offers essential money insights and a wealth of experience. Galileo Capital clients rely on Pragnesh for his high level of investment and risk management expertise. As a champion of change, Pragnesh provides innovative and impactful solutions to clients who want to shake up the status quo. Pragnesh is a devoted husband and father with a penchant for Indian music and singing, helping him balance the more pragmatic side of his professional life.

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Robert Aspeling
Financial Director


Industrious, motivated and eager to learn, there is scarcely an area of the banking sector that Robert has not experienced first-hand throughout his 23-year career. Qualified in commerce and business admin, Robert worked his way up from cashier to treasurer and helped to develop numerous successful banking products. With most of his career spent in financial management, Robert currently manages the financial aspects of Galileo Capital’s own business. On weekends, Robert can be found reading, cheering on his favourite sports team and planning his next holiday.

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Frank Daubenton, CFP®
Operations Executive


Frank has 15 years’ experience in the financial industry, including key leadership roles at one of Africa’s largest investment management firms. With qualifications from the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University, UNISA, UFS, and an MBA from the Institut Eurpeén d’Adminstration des Affaires (INSEAD), Frank is a key player in Galileo’s team of experts. Outside of work, Frank enjoys surfing, spending time with his children and catching up on interesting podcasts.

Team

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Lyndi Smith
Relationship Manager

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Katlego Mei, CFP®
Financial Planner

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Charlene van Rooyen
Relationship Manager

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Shabnum Sijore
Receptionist

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Sherelee Van Rooyen, CFP®
Financial Planner

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Jacques Bakker, CFP®
Operations Manager

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Nthabiseng Twala
Operations Specialist

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Sibusiso Biyase
Administrative Assistant

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Jonathan Theunissen, CFP®
Financial Planner

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Carlisle Solomon
Data Administrator

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Monique Bräsler, CFP®
Financial Planner

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Stienemarié Bonsma-Potgieter, CFP®
Financial Planner

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Dimpho Kiti
Relationship Manager

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Henry Faul
Manager IT Support

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Owen Gandar, CFP®
Financial Planner

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Warwick Lucas
Head of Galileo Securities

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Catherine Ngobene
Office Assistant

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Stephen Donaldson
Relationship Manager

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Anna Mabote
Portfolio Management Support