Mark is the Group Managing Director of the IJG Group of Companies. Mark joined IJG in September 2003 as Head of Research. Following the completion of his stockbroking exams in 2005, he was appointed as Managing Director of the Securities business. In addition to his B.Bus.Science (Honours Finance) degree from the University of Cape Town, Mark has completed an executive management course at the renowned Stanford Graduate School of Business and was a member of the Namibian Stock Exchange until 2012 when he was appointed as Group Managing Director. Mark was rated no. 1 sell-side analyst in the category “Other African Markets & Economies” in May 2006 in the prestigious Financial Mail broker ratings. Marks experience spans stockbroking, private equity investments, corporate finance transactions as well wealth management solutions. Prior to joining IJG, Mark worked in the derivatives department of WestLB in London for two years and completed an internship with Schwabe, Ley & Greiner, an Austrian consultancy firm.