David Meades is an economic historian, veteran financial journalist and formerly a Stockbroker on the JSE.
David is an independent consultant to Millhouse Wealth providing guidance and insights on relevant perspectives to complement the investment outlook with regards to Capital preservation.
David has been involved in the investment fraternity for nearly 50 years as a journalist, editor, stockbroker and portfolio manager, commentating in the media and advising clients through a number of bear and bull markets since 1967.
As part of David’s career he has been the first financial editor of the Sunday Rapport and later the Transvaal daily, Beeld. He joined the well-known Johannesburg Stockbroker PLJ van Rensburg in the late eighties and started his own stockbroking firm Meades de Klerk. David continued to be active in the markets and subsequently joined ABN Amro, which became SPI. He then relocated to the Western Cape to manage SPI’s Stellenbosch branch before retiring to Somerset West, where he assisted PSG Konsult Strand to establish a stockbroking arm. David has written a plethora of articles in the press on investments after he left journalism. His first love is still writing and at the moment he is busy with the last couple of chapters of a book on Afrikaner Capitalism.