About Us2019-08-19T13:23:24+02:00

About Us

Background

Millhouse Wealth is an independent financial services company, offering focused investment and insurance services to individuals and businesses. We specifically focus on Wealth Creation, Preservation and Insurance solutions for our clients. The cornerstone of our business is based on the fundamental principles of integrity, trust and transparency.

The company currently has four offices in Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Durbanville and Johannesburg. Complementary services include, Accounting, Legal and Consulting. We place a strong emphasis on a comprehensive personal service offering and building lifelong relationships with our clients. Our advisers adhere to the highest levels of ethics and professionalism coupled with top industry qualifications.

Vision

Millhouse Wealth’s Vision is to be one of the largest Independent Advisory groups within the next 10 years, offering a simple yet highly sophisticated comprehensive solution to its clients.

Mission

Our Mission is to deliver a simplified, transparent and cost-effective wealth creation and preservation solution to our clients based on the fundamental principles of integrity, trust and transparency.

By adhering to our mission we will ensure that:

  1. We create and nurture a culture of saving within our clients;
  2. We formulate a retirement plan for our clients;
  3. The long term risk cover needs of our clients are identified and adequately insured;
  4. 1, 2 and 3 above are done in a transparent, easy to understand and cost effective manner underpinned by extensive market research and formal strategic partnerships with industry specialists.

Directors and Advisors

Fanie Meades has extensive banking, financial services, auditing, accounting and stockbroking experience. He holds three professional qualifications as a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst and Member of the Institute of Stockbrokers, as well having completed Executive Leadership certificates via GIBS and USB.

Fanie started his career in 1996 at PwC (Coopers & Lybrand) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1998, worked in the UK as Financial Manager in 1999 and Stockbroker at ABN Amro in 2000, where after he joined Standard Bank in 2001 to head up various divisions. At the end of 2008 he moved to Cape Town to join PSG Konsult to head up the Distribution division in the Western Cape and later National Wealth.

Charl Krumm has comprehensive experience in the regulatory aspects of the financial services industry. He is a qualified attorney and conveyancer, an authorised Financial Service Board Compliance Officer, Key Individual and has also completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning at the University of Stellenbosch.

Charl started his career with Symington & De Kok Attorneys, went on to practise at Savage Jooste & Adams Attorneys where he practised in the insurance litigation department. He joined PSG Konsult in 2009 as compliance and legal officer where he later progressed to national compliance and legal officer. In 2013 he was appointed as the Western Cape Regional Manager of PSG Konsult and oversaw the Distribution of the business in the Western Cape.

Pierre Dixon has over 18 years of experience in financial, general management and corporate advice.

Pierre qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1998 after completing his articles with Arthur Anderson. After a brief period with the consulting division of Arthur Anderson, Pierre joined the Protector Group in 2001 leading the retail and hospital pharmacy roll out strategy. In 2004 he joined Diversey (now part of Sealed Air) as the Financial Director of the Southern African business and assumed responsibility for the African and Middle Eastern operations in 2007. In 2011 he joined Jachris Hose and Couplings as CFO, gaining valuable experience in the oil and gas and mining industries and was appointed as the Managing Director of Manuchar South Africa in 2013 tasked to turnaround the business.

Pierre’s comprehensive experience, coupled with his role as director and corporate advisor with MDA Advisory puts him in an ideal position to advise clients with their financial planning needs. He therefore aligned with Millhouse Wealth in order to provide clients with holistic financial advice.

Adi Fourie originally started his career as a teacher of Mathematics.

Following this he spent a few years working as an Industrial Chemist for AECI and then in consulting, before joining Liberty Life in 1997. He managed his own independent Financial Services Provider from 2006 – 2017.

During this time he gained valuable experience in Active portfolio management and construction by working as a Director for a Cat. II, Discretionary Investment Manager for three years. He has 21 years’ experience in the financial services industry.

Consultants

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.