MEET OUR TEAM
Dr. Tjama Tjivikua
Dr. Tjama Tjivikua - Chairman
Dr. Tjama Tjivikua is a holder of a Phd in Chemistry. He has over 21 years of experience in managing an organization. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor for the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). Dr Tjivikua has built NUST into one of the formidable world-class institutions that produces qualified and high calibre of Namibian professionals in various fields. He is passionate about the growth and development of Namibia
Mr. Jerome Davis
Mr. Jerome Davis - Director
Mr. Jerome Davis is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and has over 45 years of business experience. Mr. Davis was Managing Director and Financial Director for publicly quoted companies. He has extensive knowledge of the business and finance environment in Namibia, South Africa and SADC.
Mr. James Cumming
Mr. James Cumming - Director
Mr James Cumming is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He has over 20 years ‘experience in the financial and investment industries, working for major local and global financial institutions. He currently serves on various boards including The Development Bank of Namibia. His financial and investment background enables him to provide us with a comprehensive range of financial, investment management and corporate governance oversight.
Mr. Brown Amuenje
Mr. Brown Amuenje - Executive Director
Mr. Brown Amuenje is the founder of Catalyst Investment Managers and has over 14 years of investment management experience in various roles. Prior to starting the business, Brown was the Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for STANLIB Namibia. Brown was also an investment analyst at Allan Gray Namibia and has stockbroking experience with Golding Torr De Decker in Johannesburg. Mr. Amuenje holds a BComm with majors in investment management.
Mr. Jerome Thobias
Mr. Jerome Thobias - Investment Analyst
Mr Jerome Tangeni Thobias is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) (Nam) and has over 5 years post qualification experience. Jerome has worked for KPMG Namibia and KPMG United Kingdom where he undertook a 2year secondment. On his return from the United Kingdom Jerome was employed as a portfolio manager in the private equity industry. He holds a Bcomm degree from Rhodes University and Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (CTA) from UNISA. Jerome is a CFA Level 2 candidate.
Ms. Yolandi Tjejamba
Ms. Yolandi Tjejamba = Business Manager
Yolandi Tjejamba has over 7 years’ experience in auditing. She started her audit career in 2013 as a trainee accountant with SGA Chartered Accountants and Auditors. In 2017, after completion of her article clerkship, she became an Audit Supervisor and a Junior Audit Manager. She holds a Bcompt Financial Accounting degree and Post Graduate in Accounting Sciences (CTA) from UNISA. Yolandi passed her Initial Test of Competence (ITC) and is currently doing the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).
Ms. Melissa Cloete
Administrator and Client Relations
Ms. Melissa Cloete - Administrator and Client Relations
Melissa Cloete is responsible for the administration and client relations of the company. She has over 9 years of bookkeeping and business administration experience. She started her career in 2010 in consumer services segments, as an administrative clerk and progressed to a debtors and creditors’ assistant, where she developed an extensive knowledge in administration proficiency and the delivery of exemplary customer service standards. She is an enthusiastic team player who is always willing and available to service clients.
Suzette Agustinus - Graduate trainee
Suzette Agustinus recently joined Catalyst Investment Managers as a Graduate trainee. She completed her BA (Hon) Accounting and Finance at Middlesex University and recently completed her MSc Global Financial Management at the University of Roehampton London.
She has a strong passion for investment analysis and is working on pursuing her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.
Apollus Fikameni - Graduate trainee
Apollus Fikameni recently joined Catalyst Investment Managers as a Graduate trainee. He graduated with an Honours degree in Economics from the University of Namibia in 2020. He also obtained a certificate in Business Entrepreneurship from the LDS Business college (now called Ensign college) in 2017.
He is an aspiring Chartered financial planner for the business.