Our Management Team

Experienced. Accomplished. Awarded.

Henk Beets
Executive Chairman and acting CEO

As an industry veteran of 35+ years, Henk brings a wealth of experience and a driving personal interest in applying technology to solving problems and improving lives. As Executive Chairman, Henk worked closely with 10X’s management team for more than a year before stepping into the role of acting CEO while the search is underway for a new chief executive. An actuary by profession, Henk was previously Chief Operating Officer of Old Mutual Investment Group for 14 years. Since retiring from corporate life in 2010 Henk has consulted across a variety of investments fields such as renewable energy, agricultural investment and credit. He is a non-executive director of several companies in the financial services sector.

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.

Our team of experts

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

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.

Bianca Philogene
Portfolio Analyst (B.Bus.Sci, Pgda, Ca (Sa), M.Com)

Before joining 10X, Bianca gained external audit experience in financial services and asset management at EY Cape Town, as well as offshore experience at the company’s office in Boston in the U.S. Before that, she worked as a tutor and lecturer in Corporate Governance and Auditing at the University of Cape Town. Bianca is responsible for managing the cashflows and tracking error of the 10X portfolios. She is also responsible for performance reporting.

Sima Nozibele
Graduate Analyst (B. Com, PGDA)

Prior to joining the 10X Investment Team, Sima spent 2 years working as an Alternatives Investment Analyst at RisCura in Cape Town. He was responsible for providing investment decision support services and risk and performance reporting for some of South Africa’s largest pension funds, as well as engaging with institutional investors. His role at 10X focuses on the efficient implementation of the 10X investment strategy in the 10X portfolios and performance reporting.

Kelin Pottier
Product Development Specialist

Prior to joining 10X, Kelin worked as a management consultant in the financial services industry at Monocle Solutions, where he gained experience in exchange traded products, capital markets, risk management, regulatory compliance and strategy. At 10X he is responsible for developing market-ready investment solutions.