The South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has hired three new board members after their Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Johannesburg on 21 September 2016.
The new directors, Paul Boynton, Cathy Goddard, and Yvonne Maitin have more than 25-years’ experience between them.
Yvonne Maitin, a partner at Bopa Moruo, has over 15 years’ experience in private equity, debt, derivatives and economics. Starting out at Actis she later joined Liberty as director and head of distribution of on-balance sheet private equity and debt investments. Ms Maitin has also served as a private equity specialist fundraiser at STANLIB.
Paul Boynton is the CEO of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI). Prior to being the CEO of OMAI, he was the senior portfolio manager of the Old Mutual Life Funds including the head of investment views for three years.
Cathy Goddard, the chief investment officer at VUWA, is involved in various aspects of funding and closing of private equity transactions. Before her position as the chief investment officer at VUWA, Goddard worked at Investment Bank for seven years. Here, her focus was primarily on funding BEE transactions as well as shareholder re-organizations which included buy-outs and buy-ins of management.