Meet The Team

Investment Committee

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BCOM (ACCOUNTING), BCOM (HONS)
CA (SA)
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®
CIMA (London)

VIREN B. GARACH

Viren joined the financial services industry in 1996, with a passion for financial planning and investments. He is the founding Director of PWM, where he supervises the Wealth Management Team and chairs the Investment Committee. Along with his experience as a Certified Financial Planner®, his experience as a Chartered Accountant has provided him with specific expertise in Tax, Management Accounts, Business Consulting and assessing the feasibility of business opportunities. Viren maintains a high level of competence in Investment Advisory, acquired via his combination of qualifications and his experience as CIO of PWM Investment Committee. In addition to his role as CEO of PWM, Viren is also the founding Director of G&G Chartered Accountants Incorporated.
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BCOM (HONS)
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
BCOM (POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY & ECONOMICS

RAFIQ TAYLOR

PWM appointed Rafiq on our Investment Committee due to his vast experience as a Portfolio Manager. Rafiq has 12 years of industry experience and specialises in fund manager research and portfolio construction. He started his Career at Glacier Financial Solutions and moved on to Sanlam Multi Manager International (SMMI) in 2006, where he worked as an analyst and later promoted to portfolio manager up the retail consulting function within the investment team. In 2012, Rafiq helped establish the retail investment consulting offering that he now heads up.
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BCOM (ACCOUNTING)
MBA (FINANCE & INVESTMENTS)
CFA L3 CANDIDATE

PAWAN SINGH

PWM appointed Pawan on our Investment Committee due to his extensive knowledge in Investments. Pawan has 7 years’ international experience in the financial markets and banking industry. He started his career in Mumbai working for an accounting firm before moving to New York, USA where he finished his MBA studies and also completed an internship with UBS Financial in their wealth management group. He then went on to work for Deloitte at their global headquarters in New York where he worked as a cash flow modeller structuring Credit Derivatives, Asset Backed and Mortgage Backed Securities. In South Africa he has worked for Capitec Bank as a Financial Analyst and also consulted independently for W.K. Kellogg Foundation regarding listed equities in South Africa
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