Finance

SK Balisa

Group finance administrator

Cape Town

Sikelel spends most of his time on school work while listening to music, especially hip-hop instrumentals, and he is also keen on helping undergraduate students with financial accounting in his spare time. At the weekend, he enjoys going for a morning run before taking trips with friends.

  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Previously worked in the retail industry
  • Currently completing a BCom in accounting
sikelela.balisa@growthlendinggroup.com
020 3746 1911
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sikelela-balisa-28039215a/

Elizabeth Cyrnek

Compliance manager

London

A multi-linguist, Elizabeth’s love of travel has taken her to countries such as China, Vietnam, Australia and Italy, enabling her to learn different languages and cultures.

Elizabeth has also recently established her own Kung Fu class, having trained for a decade at both Kung Fu and Tai Chi.

  • Previously worked for BGC Brokers LP
  • Has 10 years’ experience in the financial sector
elizabeth@boostandco.com
+44 (0)7518293130
Vincent

Vincent da Silva

Group senior fund accountant

Cape Town

Outside the office, Vincent is passionate about music and the outdoors. When he isn’t hiking on the mountain trails around Cape Town, he can be found enjoying the music and cultural scenes that the city has to offer.

  • Began his career in financial services in 2014
  • Previously worked for State Street Southern Africa
  • Joined the team in 2018
vincent@boostandco.com
+44 (0)20 3746 5573
https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincent-da-silva-8713a2b2/

Janika Froude

Financial accountant

Cape Town

Janika enjoys spending time in the kitchen and is also a keen adventurer who enjoys a good getaway, whether it be camping or glamping. No weekend is complete without a little bit of wining and dining or a braai with friends and family, accompanied by some competitive card games.

  • Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc), Stellenbosch University
  • SAICA articles with experience in various industries
  • Eligible to register as an AGA (SA)
janika.froude@growthlendinggroup.com
0117 242 6446
https://www.linkedin.com/in/janika-froude-318b42121/
Matthew

Matthew Giani

Group senior financial controller

Cape Town

Matthew is a numbers man, but away from figures, he enjoys playing and watching sport, mainly football and rugby. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, and no week would be complete without a traditional South African braai.

  • Professional accountant (SA) since 2015
  • Began his career in accounting and business management in 2012
  • Joined the team in 2017
matthew@boostandco.com
+44 (0)20 7846 1560
https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-giani-5ba654144/
Edd

Edd Hatfield

Group chief financial officer

Manchester

Edd is naturally captivated by all things accounting, but he also is a keen sportsman, playing cricket and football in his spare time. Parenthood keeps him very busy, but whenever he gets a free moment, he also enjoys reading and travelling.

  • BSc, Accounting and Finance, University of Bristol
  • ACA qualified since 2008 
  • Previously worked for DN Capital, Grainmarket Asset Management and Xchanging
edd@boostandco.com
020 7651 4935
https://www.linkedin.com/in/edwardhatfield/
Amy

Amy Medell

Group fund accountant

Cape Town

As the job title might suggest, Amy gets excited by numbers, problem solving and learning new things. She is also passionate about helping others and likes spending quality time with family and friends, especially if she gets to play a board game or enjoy the great outdoors.

  • Bcom, Financial Accounting, University of the Western Cape
  • Professional Accountant (SA) since 2020
  • Five years’ experience in accounting
Teboho

Teboho Motloung

Group accountant

Cape Town

Teboho is a born-and-bred Joburg girl who loves learning about people and getting lost in new places. She is an amateur boxer and professional adventurer, and her perfect day involves sunshine, fresh air, lots of laughs and pizza (always pizza).

  • BCom, Financial Accounting, Stellenbosch University
  • Studying for CIMA accreditation
  • Previously worked in the environmental industry, in petrochemicals
teboho@boostandco.com
+44 (0)16 1823 0905
https://www.linkedin.com/in/teboho-motloung/

FC Schlebusch

Group finance manager

Cape Town

When FC isnt buried in Excel sheets, he enjoys the outdoors: you can normally find him either in his garden or with his dogs in the park. He loves cooking, watching football and Formula 1 at the weekend and spending time with his family and friends.

  • Professional accountant (SA) since 2016
  • Has worked in accounting and financial management since 2013
  • Previously spent three years in the edtech industry
ferdinand.schlebusch@growthlendinggroup.com
020 3746 1910
https://www.linkedin.com/in/fc-schlebusch-b66156151/
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