Art and Design Study (2015 – Present)

  • Santa Monica College and The American Animation Institute, 2015 – Present
    Coursework in design, typography, drawing, painting and digital media


Business Experience (2005 – 2010)

  • Private Equity Associate, Endeavour Capital, Los Angeles, 2007 – 2010
    Evaluated and executed private investments in food and beverage, consumer goods, financial services, and media
  • Investment Banking Analyst, J.P. Morgan, New York/Johannesburg, 2005 – 2007
    Deal execution for M&A, IPO and fixed income issuance in Financial Services
    Rated in top 10% of analyst program


Education (2000 – 2005)

  • Masters in Finance, University of Cape Town, 2005 (Distinction)
  • Bachelors in Business Science, University of Cape Town, 2003 (Distinction)
    Majors in Information Systems, Finance, Economics and Mathematics


Professional Rock Climber (2010 – 2014)

  • Five-year tour of twenty countries in six continents
  • Funded through personal investments and sponsorships (Black Diamond, Beal, Boreal and First Ascent)
  • Ranked #1 in South Africa, top-50 globally (
  • Headed team that completed nine-day big-wall first ascent in Greenland and sailed the Northwest Passage to Alaska (video here)
  • Became fluent in Spanish


Technical Skills

  • Advanced Excel
  • Google Analytics, Tableau, SQL Server
  • Adobe Creative Suite (AI, ID, PS, PR, LR)
  • Programming (Visual Basic, C# , HTML/CSS, Javascript–3 years study and 4 months internships)
  • WordPress, Squarespace, Shopify


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