At Voorpos Financial Services, we believe that everyone has the power to achieve their goals. Whether it is for yourself, your business, or your family – we are here to assist. Our team is driven, dynamic and determined, and we have a passion for what we do.
Voorpos Financial Services is supported by a qualified and experienced team of Certified Financial Planners (CFP®), a fiduciary practitioner, an award-winning industry expert and published author, as well as registered advisers and professionals who drive innovation and service delivery. These individuals advise our clients on all aspects of their financial needs.
At Voorpos Financial Services you are guaranteed professional service throughout.
DIRECTOR & KEY INDIVIDUAL
Anton Swanepoel is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® that also holds a B. Juris Degree from UNISA, a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, as well as a Master’s Degree (LLM) in Mercantile Law that he obtained at the University of the Free State. With over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, he has worked for and consulted to many of the top firms in South Africa. These include Sanlam, Alexander Forbes, Allan Gray, Citadel Investment Services, Deloitte Private Clients, ABSA Wealth, FNB Financial Advisory Services, Nedbank Insurance Brokers, as well as PSG. Over the years, Anton has received numerous prestigious industry awards, and in 2003 he was a finalist for the FPI Personal Financial Planner of the Year accolade. As a published author of over 20 books, Anton has shared his wealth of knowledge and experience on topics ranging from leadership and trust to business management, financial planning, investments, and compliance.
Anton’s role at Voorpos Financial Services is to ensure that we stay on the right track, keep focus of our business goals and objectives and, he is ultimately the person we rely on for compliance, financial advice, leadership, and guidance.
Adv. Cindy Marais
DIRECTOR & FIDUCIARY PRACTITIONER
Adv. Cindy Marais is a certified and accredited FIDUCIARY PRACTITIONER OF SOUTH AFRICA® and holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) Degree from UNISA, as well as a Postgraduate in Administration of Deceased & Insolvent Estates. She successfully completed the National Bar Examinations of FISA (Fiduciary Institute of South Africa), which is the only professional body focussing solely on fiduciary practitioners in Southern Africa, of which she has been a member since 2013. Adv. Marais further holds a Postgraduate in Advanced Customary Law, which makes her expertise in Customary Law Intestate Succession incredibly unique. Cindy serves on various Councils and Committees, and is a part-time lecturer.
Cindy’s wealth of knowledge, relevant experience of more than 15 years, and expertise makes her ideally suited to fulfil her role as our fiduciary practitioner, and especially your consultant when it comes to wills, deceased estates, and trusts. She will ensure our clients and their families are well taken care of when they need it most.
Pieter van Niekerk
DIRECTOR AND FINANCIAL ADVISOR
Pieter van Niekerk is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® - a designation that is internationally recognised. He holds a BCom Degree in Economics and International Trade obtained from the North-West University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of the Free State. He is RE 1 and RE 5 Accredited and has various accreditations and certifications in Financial Planning, Investments, as well as Estate Planning. He has 5 years of experience in the financial services industry and is renowned for his experience, work ethics and expertise.
Pieter is our, or should we say your, Financial Planner, and he will guide and assist you in making the correct financial decision every step of the way. With Pieter, you can be assured that your financial future is in excellent hands.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Melvin Duvenage has been a director at Voorpos Short-Term Insurance Advisors for more than 5 years, while his management experience borders on a decade of great success. He is FAIS Accredited with 150 industry credits, as well as RE 5 Accredited. His track record includes numerous accomplishments, one of which is being part of the team that advanced Voorpos Short-Term Insurance Advisors to a 100% growth rate from 2015 to 2019. He is known for his strategic direction, creativity, integration, strong execution, as well as for leveraging Voorpos’ resources to better serve our customers.
Melvin manages our operations and ensures that we not only stay on top of changes in the industry, but that we lead with continuous innovation. He is the reason that you enjoy seamless service throughout.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Ivan Duvenage is the Administrative & Financial Executive at Voorpos Short-Term Insurance Advisors and the Chief Financial Officer at Voorpos Financial Services. With 8 years of experience in the financial services industry, he unwaveringly paved his way to Directorship. Ivan is recognised and known for his financial management skills and has extensive experience in Sage Pastel Payroll. He is also RE 1 Accredited. Ivan was part of the very successful team that built Voorpos Short-Term Insurance Advisors to a 100% growth from 2015 to 2019, and is respected for his strong moral principles.
Ivan takes care of our financial health, and ensures that your payments are executed easily, efficiently, and timeously. He strives to uphold the Voorpos Group’s continued trajectory of growth, while maintaining high ethical standards and principles.
Chantelle Coetzee is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®. She holds a BCom Chartered Accountancy Degree and a BCom Honours in Management Accounting from North West University. She also obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning at the University of the Free State and has completed a plethora of courses in Financial Planning, Investments, Estates, Business Assurance and Wealth Management. Chantelle boasts 6 prestigious Sanlam Awards to date!
She will be working closely with our clients to analyse, identify and recommend the most suitable products that will meet their investment and financial planning needs. With more than a decade’s worth of experience, Chantelle is more than proficient to offer sound financial advice.