Our Management Team

Experienced. Accomplished. Awarded.

Steven Nathan
Founder, Chief Executive (BCom, BAcc, CA (SA), CFA)

As the former Managing Director of Deutsche Bank in Johannesburg and London, Steven spent more than 10 years in equity research and corporate finance. He was consistently the top-rated Banks and Life Insurance analyst in South Africa, and was also voted best overall analyst in SA and EMEA (Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa). During his time as Head of Research, the Deutsche Bank team was consistently rated number one.

Micha Katz
Chief Technology Officer

Micha has 2 decades of local and international experience in information technology. He has worked in a variety of environments including technology start-ups and multi-national companies. In his former job, as head of IT at the Western Cape Clothing Bargaining Council, Micha managed the technology requirements of the Union’s umbrella provident fund (with over 75 000 members).

Declan Hollywood
Head of Digital and Marketing

Declan has impressive experience working on the executive teams of leading technology companies and start-ups. He was previously an industry manager at Google South Africa, before becoming the Chief Marketing Officer at takealot.com - South Africa’s largest online retailer.

Tim Merryweather
Chief Financial Officer (BCom, PGDA, CA (SA))

Tim has vast experience in driving rapid growth and expansion and is excited to be leading the finance team to help 10X meet our ambitious targets. Before joining 10X, Tim was the CFO at ADS Securities LLC in Abu Dhabi, Regional CFO at ICAP in Singapore and the Group Financial Controller at Mouchel plc in London.

Hilan Berger
Head of Institutional Business Development (BCom, BAcc, PGDip (Fin. Planning), CA(SA)

Hilan has a decade of experience in Investment banking and Investment management gained in London at Barclays Capital as well as in South Africa at Absa Capital, HSBC, Standard Chartered and Consilium Capital. He is passionate about crafting and delivering high quality, transparent corporate client solutions that help South Africans retire with more.

Susan Fouché
CHIEF HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT OFFICER

With 20 years’ experience in human resources roles in the financial services, fintech and educational technology industries, Susan specialises in bringing order to chaos while keeping the focus on people. Formerly the senior director for human resources at Visa Sub-Saharan Africa, Susan has helped create, develop and manage high performing teams and processes for a variety of companies globally, including Absa, Barclays Africa, Fundamo and Commerzbank AG.

Uvesh Betchu
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (B.COMM, MBL)

Uvesh has established a stellar career in the financial services sector and spent more than a decade leading operations at Capitec Bank, the pioneering South African financial services disruptor. Being a strong visionary and an effective translator of strategy to excellence in execution, Uvesh has been successful at leading and upscaling businesses. His client-centric, tech-savvy and analytical capabilities have been pivotal in making defined contributions in roles that he has fulfilled.

Our team of experts

Our investment team brings decades of industry experience in driving our investment approach.

Stephan Hartzenberg
Product Architect (B.Bus.Sci, M.Com, CFA)

Stephan began his career as an associate at RidgeCape Capital, a boutique multi-asset brokerage where he was responsible for research as well as pricing and trading institutional fixed income, equity and currency derivative flow.

Christopher Eddy
Head of Investments (B.Bus.Sci, M.Com, CFA)

Prior to joining 10X, Chris worked as an investment analyst for a family office. He was involved in developing and implementing a global asset allocation framework and responsible for monitoring portfolio risk and performance.

Our institutional team brings decades of industry experience in servicing our corporate clients.

Mabetha Cedrick Pila
Business Development Manager (BCom, P.DIP, CFP)

Cedrick spent six years at Allan Gray, working across various teams including Retirement Operations, Investment Consultancy and Retail Distribution. His experience includes administration, servicing, leadership and distribution. Most recently he was responsible for developing and supporting black independent financial advisers in Gauteng, helping them to build and manage their client assets under management. Cedrick is passionate about investments and particularly investor education.

Mica Townsend
Business Development Manager (BSc, CFA)

Before joining 10X, Mica worked at Barclays in London managing relationships and portfolios for key private clients. She has extensive experience in trusts, offshore pensions and overseas investments and a passion for empowering people to take charge of their retirement.

Mokgadi Skwambane
Business Development Manager (BCOM)

Mokgadi combines financial services expertise with a passion to educate and empower South Africans. Before joining 10X she held various positions at a number of well-known asset managers. In 2014, she launched a company that educates people in previously disadvantaged communities to bring about financial inclusion, financial stability and financial freedom.