The company was established in 2004 and manages more than R18bn on behalf of its clients. It has eight offices across Gauteng and the Western Cape in South Africa, and an office in Mauritius. Heystek is the author of several books about investing, retirement and personal finance, and an established public speaker on money and investment- related topics. He holds a BA (Hons) Degree from the University of Johannesburg (RAU at the time) and had a distinguished career as a financial and business journalist before establishing his own companies.He founded one of the first investor clubs in South Africa while at The Star and has been involved in invest- ments, financial planning and personal finance for individuals since 1994.
He has won several awards including the prestigious Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year in 1983 and 1984, the PMR magazine's most respected financial advisor awards in 1998 and 1999 and a Momentum Elite Dia- mond Award in 1998.
Brenthurst Wealth was recognised as the Top Boutique Wealth Manager in SA in 2020 and 2017, the runner- up in 2018 and in the top four in 2019 and top three in 2021 and 2022. The Brenthurst brand was listed as a trusted brand in financial services in South Africa by news website Daily Investor in 2022 and ranked sixth amongst the leading financial services companies.
Samina is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA, with over 20 years’ working experience in the global business sector.
Before joining one of the largest conglomerates in Mauritius, she worked at KPMG Mauritius as senior auditor, specialising in the audit review of banks, insurance and re- insurance companies.
At Brent Consulta Management Services Ltd, Samina advises clients on personal and corporate structuring, as well as assisting with all Mauritian immigration matters.
Kjell accomplished a career in corporate administration, having started his I.C.S.A journey at Varsity College, Cape Town, South Africa in 1998.
After college, Kjell handled the trust administrative responsibilities of Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited until 2006.
He then commenced with a 14-year position at Abax Corporate Services, now known as Ocorian, providing management services to global business companies, private equity funds, trusts, domestic companies in Mauritius and international companies, including large private equity investors from the US.He was then appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Dolphin Management Services Ltd where he worked for two years before joining Bret Consulta Management Services Ltd .
Cedric is well versed with sophisticated vehicles including Hedge & PE Funds, regulated intermediaries and functionaries, other NBFI structures and legal arrangements. Over the last decade, he has demonstrated the requisite proficiency and versatility into providing bespoke solutions in Fiduciary, Risk & Compliance and Corporate advisory related matters.
He holds a Higher National Diploma in Business, an MBA (General) and a Certificate of Competence in Financial Crime Compliance. He plays a key role into advising the Board on the Compliance culture and ensuring proper implementation.
Cedric is an officer duly approved by the regulator and currently serves as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer & Designated Compliance Officer for BRENT CONSULTA and hold key positions for other regulated financial institutions regulated by the FSC.