Executive Leadership

Empathy. Teamwork. Accountability. Frankness. Good Citizenship.

Our values guide all interactions, internally and externally, enabling us to build principled and sustainable partnerships with all our stakeholders.
Empathy. Teamwork.
Frankness. Good
Sibusiso Mabuza

Sibusiso Mabuza


"Positive alpha is a basic requirement from our clients, so for us it’s not just about WHAT return we deliver for clients but also HOW we achieve it. This, we believe, will get clients to entrust their savings with us."

Sibusiso is a founding member of ALUWANI Capital Partners, with over 19 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He has held numerous leadership positions in his career, including being an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer at Momentum Asset Management.

Bafana Patrick Mathidi

Bafana Patrick Mathidi


"Consistency and predictability of outcomes are key traits of our investment philosophy and process."

Patrick is a founding member of ALUWANI Capital Partners with more than 18 years’experience in the financial services sector. He has been instrumental in creating an investment process that placed his equity fund as one of the best performing in South Africa.

Conrad Wood

Conrad Wood


"ALUWANI is born out of a collective aspiration to create a business that is significantly transformational in our economy and society at large. If we can look back in decades to come and see a tangible translation of these first bold steps into an impactful and relevant reality, only then can we say that it was a job well done."

Conrad is a founding member of ALUWANI Capital Partners, with more than 22 years in investment management. He has led one of the most successful fixed income teams in South Africa. He seeks to continue this high performance at ALUWANI by leveraging the benefits of a smaller and more flexible business.

Mishnah Seth

Mishnah Seth


"We strongly believe that in order for us to succeed we have to operate as a collective - through team work and a shared vision. We have to continuously learn, innovate and challenge our views so that we remain passionate in our delivery to our clients."

Mishnah is a founding member of ALUWANI Capital Partners with more than 11 years in investment management, focused on Africa ex-SA markets. Her skill set and understanding of the African market dynamics makes her well placed to lead ALUWANI’s Africa Strategies.

Lonwabo Dambuza

Lonwabo Dambuza


"Our business is driven by relationships that add value. We therefore, always look at ways of enhancing the client experience and creating long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships. This, I believe, will create a business that is relevant."

Lonwabo is a founding member of ALUWANI Capital Partners, with over 15 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He brings with him solid experience in client servicing, product strategy and business development.

Riad Daniels

Riad Daniels

Chief Operating Officer

"ALUWANI adopts an active approach in the fiduciary stewardship of our clients’ trust. Combined with an ownership culture, our business is centred on building long term partnerships with all stakeholders. The way we answer tomorrow’s questions today is what differentiates us."

Riad brings 24 years’ experience in investment consulting, portfolio management and manager research having fulfilled various leadership roles in MENA markets for various institutions including Investec Asset Management, Coronation Fund Managers and Riyad Capital (Saudi Arabia). Riad also served as a director of APFI (Association of Professional Fund Investors). He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree in Financial Accounting from the University of Cape Town and is a CFA charterholder.

We believe that as an investment management business, our people are invaluable in enabling the business to meet client expectations.

We, therefore, place great emphasis on a culture that allows individuals the freedom to express themselves and nurtures development. The core values that define our actions include Empathy; Teamwork; Accountability; Frankness and Good Citizenship.

Our approach to Transformation

ALUWANI is a BBBEE level One contributor

At ALUWANI, we are committed to playing a role that will contribute towards economic transformation of South Africa. In line with this commitment, we have made some notable strides on our short life a business, notably:

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