Tim was born in Brest, France and educated at Kings College Wimbledon and Cambridge (MA History). Tim has worked at Merrill Lynch, London and Stonehage Fleming Family and Partners (London and Switzerland) where he was responsible for equity and fixed income fund research. Tim qualified as a Certified Financial Analyst Charter Holder in 2014 and co-founded KDT Investment Advisors in 2015. Tim is responsible for portfolio management and investment research. He also writes the quarterly newsletter.
Thomas VAN POUCKE
Tom began his professional journey in the British Virgin Islands where he was employed as a fund accountant, responsible for calculating the periodic net asset values of a portfolio of clients. He then moved to Belgium to work for a family steel business, where he was the new business development manager for the Balkan region. Upon his return to Cape Town in 2010, Tom worked with the Maitland Group as new business development manager and key account manager. He was responsible for looking after and sourcing new business in predominantly the hedge fund and private equity fund markets. Before joining Sanlam Trustees International, Tom was the new business development manager for the Maitland Group in Mauritius.
Nasreen is currently working as the Corporate Manager at Sanlam Trustees International Limited. She joined Sanlam in 2014 as Senior Client Administrator/Accountant. She has worked in the global business sector for over 10 years and has considerable experience of working with institutional and corporate clients. Nasreen attained an Honours Degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Mauritius and is working towards her affiliation with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. After acting as alternate director for two years, Nasreen was appointed Director of KDT in August 2021.
David graduated in 2001 with a BA (Honours) degree in graphic design from the Surrey Institute of Art. In 2006 David accepted an offer from Merrill Lynch to work exclusively for three separate International banking teams to help support and develop their expanding UK Private Wealth initiative. In 2010 David and his brother successfully launched Fattal Capital Ltd. to manage and acquire a select portfolio of commercial and residential UK properties in London and south-east England. In 2019 David was appointed Executive Director with special responsibility for VIP clients.
Peter joined London’s Merrill Lynch International Wealth Management division in 2010. Starting as an Administrative Assistant, he was soon promoted to a full Client Service Officer role trading securities and servicing the diverse needs of high net worth clients. In 2013, J Safra Sarasin recruited Peter as an Executive Director and by 2017, Peter was responsible for the management of over 40 private clients supervising investments in excess of $150million. In 2018 Peter co-founded KDT Advisors LLC with his uncle Roger in New York.
Natasha joined KDT Investment Advisors Limited in July 2022 as Manager. As KDT continues to grow, Natasha's experience will bring significant value add to KDT's regulatory and operational operations and procedures. Natasha started in the Financial Services sector in 2012, acquiring valuable practical experience throughout, culminating in a role as Board Member of Global Business Corporations and Domestic Companies, surveying the regulatory activities of Mauritius entities and reporting to the Mauritius Financial Services Commission. Natasha holds a degree in Finance (Minor: Law) from the University of Mauritius and is working towards an affiliation with The Chartered Governance Institute.
Hevin Chandra SANMUKHIYA
Treasury and Trading
Hevin Sanmukhiya graduated with a BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance from the University of Mauritius in 2013 and holds a Bac +5 in DU CFA (Diplôme Universitaire Chartered Financial Analyst) from the Paris Dauphine University (France). He is currently a CFA Level III candidate. Hevin started his career in the global business sector in Mauritius as a Junior Company and Trust Administrator and joined the KDT Treasury and Trading Team in June 2017 and was promoted to the KDT Investment Committee in May 2018.
Senior Client Analyst
Ravishka Ramautar joined KDT Investment Advisors in January 2018 and provides administrative and client support to the team.Working together with the CIO, Ravishka manages and prepares compliance reviews and liaising with our management company and custodian banks. Ravishka graduated in 2018 with a degree in Management and Business Information from the University of Mauritius and graduated in 2019 with a diploma with the International Compliance Association.
Parmesh Moty joined KDT Investment Advisors in April 2022 in a new role at the firm as Trainee Accountant. Parmesh provides accounting support to the team and ensures book-keeping is up to date on a daily and weekly basis for both company and client accounts. Parmesh is currently an ACCA level II candidate and hoping to continue his qualifications with a view to achieve full ACCA Member status in 2025.
Malcolm Irvine was born and educated in Harare, Zimbabwe and completed his BComm (Accounting) at the University of Natal (Pietermaritzberg). Malcolm qualified as an Australian CPA and Senior Auditor with Deloittes (Brisbane). Over a 30 year career, Malcolm has specialised in the establishment and management of accounting and administration systems for small business. He brings this wide experience to KDT as an External Consultant.