Our aim is to educate and empower people on their finances. Making it easier than ever to start their financial planning journey.
We are here to fill the gap between financial education and financial services. Our financial courses and content has been designed to be simple yet conclusive and to have you make an informed choice on the financial goals and services you need simply by a click of a button.
Board of Directors
Meet the PocketFin team
Our team shares the same philosophy and we are here to walk the journey with you. We decided that together we want to combine our experience in the financial and business industry, and enable everyone to master their finances.
Pierre vd Merwe
CEO & Founder
Pierre is a serial entrepreneur with a love for fintech and financial services development. He has been a financial advisor for over seven years, being awarded numerous accolades in his practice. Pierre has a passion for financial education and promoting entrepreneurship for a more inclusive, informed and positive world.
Director & Head of Strategy
Waseem has been in financial services for 15 years in various roles. From consulting and dealing with 300 IFA practices, setting up alternative distribution models, managing the national footprint for one of SA’s largest asset managers and developing B2B strategy with one of SA’s largest leading banks.
Kayembe Gilles Ilunga
Director & Head of Digital
Gilles (as he is commonly known) is an experienced digital product manager and head of business unit with a demonstrated history of working in the Digital, ICT, Marketing, FMCG and Financial Service industries. He loves tackling the impossible in order to find the right solutions for an ever increasingly complex user!
A Message From Our Directors
We believe financial inclusion and empowerment gives you the benefit of professional knowledge and education to execute informed financial decisions.
We intend to educate and uplift understanding on finance and business. To simplify the complex world of financial products, money management and to create a transparent and easy to manage solution for the correct financial education and products to build a prosperous financial future.
Our team and our many course curators are highly knowledgeable with decades of combined experience in the world of finance and business. Our duty is to provide you with life-changing value through simple and easy to understand education..
We’ve assembled a stellar group of curators and facilitators to help you on your journey to financial wellness. More of our professionals being showcased soon!
Pierre Van der Merwe
PocketFin Co-Founder And CEO
MBA Business Finance
Certified Financial Planner
PocketFin Director and Financial Professional
International Tax Specialist
Registered Financial Advisor
Kayembe Gilles Ilunga
PocketFin Director and Founder of Ilunga Wealth Management
Group Credit Head
Lead Young SA Founder
Chartered Accountant / MBA Oxford
Registered Tax Practitioner
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