About Private Client Holdings

Founded in 1990, Private Client Holdings strives to provide a specialist solution to every client's individual financial needs by building a bespoke financial plan with quantifiable goals. We offer our clients a comprehensive range of service and expertise to manage and grow their wealth — all under one roof.


Our vision has always been crystal‐clear: We take pleasure and pride in nurturing wealth for our private clients and their families.

PCH Directors
PCF Directors

Private Client Holdings

Grant Alexander & Andrew Ratcliffe CFP


Private Client Financial


Guy Lanfear, Andrew Kirkman, Greg Bunyard, Jeremy Burman,

Stephen Chapman, Daniel Marais

Wealth Managers

Mark MacSymon CFP®

An economist by profession, Mark believes that the most important attributes of the modern financial planning professional are impartiality, transparency and a commitment to service excellence. Although he regards a strong academic background as essential to rendering a quality wealth management service, Mark believes first and foremost that the most valuable commodity in the wealth management industry is trust, built over time. Mark was awarded the FINANCIAL PLANNING INSTITUTE's™ Financial Planner of the Year 2017.

Bryan Leach CFP®


Bryan has been with Private Client Holdings since 2009 and focuses on a truly committed relationship with his clients. His years of experience within the industry that span both smaller brokerages and larger corporate organisations have made him well equipped to holistically focus on managing his clients’ wealth. Bryan holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Investment and Financial Management.

Gareth Lange

Gareth has been a key member of the PCH Wealth Management team for the past 18 years. His primary focus lies in financial planning and asset management for high net worth individuals, including families, business owners and retirees. Gareth provides sound advice and excellent customer service through in-depth analysis and client value management. 

Luke Hirst CFP®


Luke was born in the UK, and after being schooled in Yorkshire, he went on to read a BSc (Honours) in Medical Microbiology. His interest in Wealth Management led him into the financial sector in London, predominantly in relationship building within the fund management industry. Luke has successfully established and run his own businesses in South Africa and thrives on using his extensive experience to assist his clients in meeting their wealth goals.

Tyrone Coetzee CFP®

Tyrone joined the PCH Wealth Management team in 2013. Originally from Durban, he moved to Cape Town to further his career in wealth management and to enjoy the beauty of the Cape, resonating his belief in a solid work–­life  balance. Tyrone has had experience in the Independent Advisory field, coupled with a BSC degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of Stellenbosch.  

Andrew Cillie

Andrew is a welcomed asset to the PCH Wealth Management team. He has a wealth of experience in nurturing his clients’ financial wellbeing, gained from a quarter of a century spent in financial services within the banking sector. Andrew is a successful sports business owner. 

He holds a National Certificate in Financial Wealth Management.

Warren Buys CFA

Warren has built up extensive experience in the investment industry over the last 21 years working as a quantitative analyst, equity analyst, and portfolio manager with the larger asset managers. His passion for working with people and financial markets has culminated in his role as wealth manager for PCH Wealth Management. Warren obtained a BCom in economics and business management and an MSc in financial management. 

Our Teams

PCH Wealth Manager Associates


Cameron Schultz, Chandbi Sterras, Michelle Hawson, Amy Oosterbaan, Alysha Heyns, Anna Letsira, Desire Matabane, 

Anshe Swart  

Internal Consultants


Michelle Van Wyk, Robyn Hopkinson, Nicola Langridge, 

Derick Du Preez

Private Client Portfolio 

Mark Hutchinson, Susan Vermaak, Hein Badenhorst



Mishkah Ismail, Juriata Addinall, Michele Williams, Gerrit Horn, Sicebise Obose. (not pictured: Sue Blake)

PCF Monthly Accounts


Standing: Ziyanda Mphambani, Heinz Erwee, Gakiemah De Bruyn, Jessica Smyth, Nadeema vd Westhuizen. Seated: Wafiqah Noordien, Wisahl Abrahams, Tania Van Zyl.

(not pictured: William-John Groener)

PCH Administration

Courtney McKnight, Ra'eesa Khan, Sian Murray, Jeffrey Sephton, Alice Kyobe. (not pictured: Gail Brown)

Private Client Trust 

David Knott, Rafeeqa Petersen, Sarah Love, Elmien Pols

PCF Annual Financial Statements

Adri van Reenen, Jeremy Van Heerden, James Underwood, 

Toufeeqa Waja. (not pictured: Zahiera Latief)

PCH Support


Thobela Siqholo, Phumeza Adonis, Maureen Adonis,

Monica Ngoqo, Bongani Malgas, Eunice Ntwana, Farouk Daniels

PCF Administration

Standing: Harrison Aborgah, Nuresha Cornelius, Jennifer Perry, Tracy Tourell. Seated: Mario Jardine, Shamega Satardien, Rhoda Arendse. (not pictured: Stephanie Abrahams, Jill Chamberlain)

Human Resources


Marsan Cooper, Nicolee Bowers, Claire Klein

External Consultants

Catherine Alexander, Claude Kirkman. 

(not pictured: Alan Ferguson)

PCF Auditing

Standing: Yazeed Pregnolato, Wynand Stander, Eve McKerchar, Shaun Kok, Monique Anthony, Alexis Gaffley, Kearn Gunkel, Tallin Bingwa, Ethan Sisam, Sean Schwartz, Dean Damons, Shehzaad Rawoot, Abdullah Mia, Anri Moore. Seated: Memory Taruvinga, Olympia Prinsloo, Dyllan Dafel, Hayley Williams, Anele Pasiwe, Jason Jacobs

Giving Back

All our corporate social initiatives are driven by individual members of the PCH team who are actively involved in the relationship, be it cycling with the UCT cycle team powered by PCH, attending regular E-T-E meetings, nurturing our relationship with REAP, or planting trees with Greenpop, amongst others.

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UCT Cycling Club

Cheetah Outreach



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Cape Leopard Trust

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Disclaimer   |   © 2018 Private Client Holdings

Private Client Holdings is an authorised Financial Services Provider.

The licences we hold with the Financial Services Board are:

Private Client Holdings – FSP 613

Private Client Portfolios – FSP 399 78

Private Client Wealth Management – FSP 399 79