Our Management Team

Experienced. Accomplished. Awarded.

Steven Nathan
Founder, Chief Executive (BCom, BAcc, CA (SA), CFA)

As the former Managing Director of Deutsche Bank in Johannesburg and London, Steven spent more than 10 years in equity research and corporate finance. He was consistently the top-rated Banks and Life Insurance analyst in South Africa, and was also voted best overall analyst in SA and EMEA (Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa). During his time as Head of Research, the Deutsche Bank team was consistently rated number one.

Micha Katz
Chief Technology Officer

Micha has 2 decades of local and international experience in information technology. He has worked in a variety of environments including technology start-ups and multi-national companies. In his former job, as head of IT at the Western Cape Clothing Bargaining Council, Micha managed the technology requirements of the Union’s umbrella provident fund (with over 75 000 members).

Declan Hollywood
Head of Digital and Marketing

Declan has impressive experience working on the executive teams of leading technology companies and start-ups. He was previously an industry manager at Google South Africa, before becoming the Chief Marketing Officer at takealot.com - South Africa’s largest online retailer.

Tim Merryweather
Chief Financial Officer (BCom, PGDA, CA (SA))

Tim has vast experience in driving rapid growth and expansion and is excited to be leading the finance team to help 10X meet our ambitious targets. Before joining 10X, Tim was the CFO at ADS Securities LLC in Abu Dhabi, Regional CFO at ICAP in Singapore and the Group Financial Controller at Mouchel plc in London.

Susan Fouché

With 20 years’ experience in human resources roles in the financial services, fintech and educational technology industries, Susan specialises in bringing order to chaos while keeping the focus on people. Formerly the senior director for human resources at Visa Sub-Saharan Africa, Susan has helped create, develop and manage high performing teams and processes for a variety of companies globally, including Absa, Barclays Africa, Fundamo and Commerzbank AG.

Our team of experts

Our investment team brings decades of industry experience in driving our investment approach.

Christopher Eddy
Head of Investments (B.Bus.Sci, M.Com, CFA)

Prior to joining 10X, Chris worked as an investment analyst for a family office. He was involved in developing and implementing a global asset allocation framework and responsible for monitoring portfolio risk and performance.

Bianca Philogene
Portfolio Analyst (B.Bus.Sci, Pgda, Ca (Sa), M.Com)

Before joining 10X, Bianca gained external audit experience in financial services and asset management at EY Cape Town, as well as offshore experience at the company’s office in Boston in the U.S. Before that, she worked as a tutor and lecturer in Corporate Governance and Auditing at the University of Cape Town. Bianca is responsible for managing the cashflows and tracking error of the 10X portfolios. She is also responsible for performance reporting.

Our institutional team brings decades of industry experience in servicing our corporate clients.

Mica Townsend
Business Development Manager (BSc, CFA)

Before joining 10X, Mica worked at Barclays in London managing relationships and portfolios for key private clients. She has extensive experience in trusts, offshore pensions and overseas investments and a passion for empowering people to take charge of their retirement.