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



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

  • Mark Seymour

    Director Fixed Income


    B.Sc Engineering (UCT)

  • Marco Barbieri, CFA

    Director SA Equities


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

  • Donovan Stefan, CFA

    Head of Research


    B.BusSc (Hons) Economics (UCT); MCom Investment Management (UCT)

  • Sebastian Holzbach



    B.Bus.Sci (Economics Hons and Law) B. Laws (LLB); Passed CFA level 2

  • Joshua Reed



    B.BusSc (Finance Hons) Passed CFA level 3

  • Meron Sletzion, CFA



    B.Com Economics and Finance (UCT), B.Com (Hons) FAPM (UCT)

  • Marang Morudu



    BBusSci Finance and Accounting (UCT), MCom Risk Management of Financial Markets (UCT) CFA level 2 candidate

  • Refiloe Modise

    Trainee Analyst: Fixed Income


    BBusSci Finance and Accounting (UCT), Completing Masters in Business Analytics (Msc) (University of Bath), CFA Level 1 Candidate.

  • Matthew Bertram

    Financial Director and COO


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

  • Ludi Cronjé

    Client Portfolio Manager


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

  • Shamima Rahim

    Accountant and Compliance Liaison


    B.Com Financial Accounting, Advanced Diploma in Accounting Science

  • Alex Holmes

    Business Development Manager


    Certified Financial Planner®, BA Law (Unisa), PG Dip in Fin Planning, Specialised PG Dip in Investment Planning.

  • Tanicha Graham

    Office Manager and Executive PA

  • Andreas Procopos

    Fund Control Manager


    B.Com Investment Management, Passed CFA level 1

  • Shimeez Samsodien

    Operations Associate

  • Shannon Hendricks

    Operations Associate

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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.