I am a Finance Director at AURELIUS and a chartered accountant by training. Prior to joining AURELIUS in 2018, I worked as a Senior Associate in Transaction Services at PwC. Before that, I was a supervisor in assurance at EY. I hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and a BBusSc in Finance and Accounting from the University of Cape Town.

As Head of Finance at AURELIUS Wachstumskapital, I lead the Finance Task Force, a team dedicated to providing active financial advice and support to our portfolio companies throughout their holding period, facilitating their growth and financial optimisation. I also manage Controlling, ensuring oversight and performance evaluation across the Portfolio, in addition to overseeing the accounting and treasury operations of AURELIUS Wachstumskapital.

I am further responsible for managing and implementing ESG initiatives, in our portfolio companies.

What is the #1 reason why you joined AURELIUS?

I joined AURELIUS due to the visionary management team, as well as the opportunity to build a finance team that not only delivers numbers but also facilitates growth and financial optimisation throughout the AURELIUS Growth Capital’s portfolio.

Describe your job

The best part of my job at AURELIUS is the incredible team I work with every day, the dynamics ensuring that no two days are alike, making my work engaging and dynamic, as well as the opportunity to contribute to an incredible growth journey.

Best thing about AURELIUS

The standout feature of AURELIUS is its sense of teamwork. Strong relationships are built not just during work hours but also through events, such as the annual ski trip. The commitment to supporting one another and working as a unified team, both within AURELIUS and with our portfolio companies, embodies the spirit of “one team, one goal”.

Personal statement

Outside of my professional life, I’m a passionate traveller, enjoying skiing and hiking in alps, as well as spending time with friends and family.

At AURELIUS, personality is important. Having strategic skills is not enough, we need people with communication skills and a hands-on mentality.