Our team

Northstar is built upon a team of dedicated professional staff. Each person subscribes to the Northstar ideals of excellence, dedication and integrity.

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Our Professional Staff

  • Adrian Clayton

    Managing Director and CIO


    B.Soc.Sc (UCT), PDM (UCT), MBL (UNISA)

  • Mark Seymour

    Director Fixed Income


    B.Sc Engineering (UCT)

  • Marco Barbieri

    Director SA Equities


    B.Com (Hons) Financial Analysis & Portfolio Management (UCT), B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry (UCT), CFA, FRM.

  • Rory Spangenberg

    Director Global Equities


    B.Com Economics (Unisa), PGDAM (AAA)

  • Andrew Randles



    B.Com Economics & Law (Rhodes University), CFA® charterholder

  • Rachel Finlayson



    B.Sc Engineering (UCT), CFA® charterholder

  • Donovan Stefan



    B.BusSc (Hons) Economics (UCT); MCom Investment Management (UCT); Passed CFA level 2

  • Jessica Blake



    B.BusSc (Hons) Economics (Rhodes University), CFA® charterholder

  • Simphiwe Msibi



    B.Com Economics and Finance (UCT), B.Com (Hons) FAPM (UCT), Passed CFA level 1

  • Matthew Bertram

    Financial Director and COO


    B.Com (Hons) (Unisa),C.A. (ZW)

  • Ludi Cronjé

    Client Portfolio Manager


    B.Com Financial Accounting (US), CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting.

  • Shamima Rahim



    B.Com Financial Accounting, Advanced Diploma in Accounting Science

  • Tanicha Graham

    Administrative Assistant

  • Sarah Henderson

    Institutional Client Services


    B.Bus.Sci (Finance Hons). Previous: Credit Analyst Standard Bank Investment Bank

  • Andreas Procopos

    Fund Controller


    B.Com Investment Management, Passed CFA level 1

  • Chelsea Klopper

    Operations Associate


    B.Compt, PG Dip (Financial Planning), CFP®

  • Gugulethu Mguthshini

    Client Service Administration


    Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management Studies

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Careers at Northstar

Grow your career in a dynamic environment

Northstar is always on the lookout for strategic thinkers who have a passion for the Markets. Dedicated, hardworking individuals will fit in well with our high quality research analysts. If you feel you are suited to this boutique, research driven company send us your résumé.

Full time employment opportunities

We are interested in highly driven individuals who will add calibre to our team on a permanent basis. Relevant qualifications and work experience in the Administration and Research fields can be emailed to admin@northstar.co.za

Candidates will be contacted within 14 days of application. Should you not receive a response, please assume your application has not been successful.

Internship programmes

We do, from time to time, look for exceptional graduates to participate in our trainee analyst programme. Successful candidates can expect on-the-job training. You will work with experienced industry professionals and will be expected to contribute meaningfully to the Northstar team.

Candidates should have

  • Relevant Post-graduate degree or professional qualification (e.g. BCom (Hons), PGDA, BBusSc, B.Eng, MBA)
  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFA, CA) would be an advantage
  • Excellent academic record required
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Self-motivated, passionate, and curious
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to structure and lead research projects
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner and have a natural curiosity about a wide range of industries and companies
  • Highly numerate and detail oriented, with the ability to work and communicate within our team driven environment
  • A sound technical foundation in valuation as well as strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are a prerequisite, whilst a working knowledge of Bloomberg will be advantageous
  • Strong communication skills

The trainee analyst programme is run for a period of 6 months. Permanent employment is not guaranteed thereafter, however exceptional candidates may be retained. Please email your CV and motivational letter to admin@northstar.co.za

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 14 days of application. Should you not receive a response please assume your application has not been successful.