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Executive Team

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Sean Michael Riskowitz (34)

Chief Executive Officer

Sean is a founder of Midbrook Lane Proprietary Limited, a private investment company. He is the founder and managing member of Riskowitz Capital Management LLC (the General Partner of the Riskowitz Value Fund LP) and the Managing Member of Protea Asset Management LLC, and investment management business, both of which entities are incorporated in the United States of America. Sean has over a decade of formal investment industry experience. Sean holds a BCom (Finance) degree WITS. Sean became the Chief Executive Officer of Conduit Capital in July 2015.


Tyrone Moodley (33)

Investment Executive

Tyrone is the co-founder and of Midbrook Lane, a private investment company which was sold to Conduit Capital.

He served as interim CEO of JSE listed Taste Holdings during the 2018/2019 financial year working closely with Domino's Pizza Inc. and Starbucks Corp. in order to redefine the long term strategy of Taste. As of April 2019 he moved back into a non-executive director role.

His early career started at Sasfin Securities as a Research Analyst before leaving to start Midbrook.

Mr. Moodley obtained a Bachelors of Commerce Degree from the University of Johannesburg.

He is a partner at Protea Asset Management LLC.

Lourens Erasmus Louw (49)

Chief Financial Officer

Lourens studied at the University of Stellenbosch, after which he moved to Johannesburg and qualified as a member of the SA Institute of Stockbrokers. In 1996 Lourens was appointed Financial Director and Compliance Officer of stock broking firm Irish & Menell Rosenberg Proprietary Limited and its successors in the Appleton Group. He remained with Appleton until June 2003 when he joined Conduit Capital. Lourens became the Chief Financial Officer of Conduit Capital in October 2004.

Gavin Toet (45)

Chief Operating Officer

Gavin was involved in the printing industry for six years. In 1999, he joined the Altmedia Group, where he ultimately held the position of General Manager. Gavin joined Conduit Capital in June 2005 and currently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer. He carries out a broad range of responsibilities, mainly operational in nature, and serves on numerous Boards and Executive Management Committees within the Conduit Group.