Leandro Gastaldi, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Leandro is a Director and Founder of Blue Quadrant Capital Management. He is the portfolio manager for the Blue Quadrant Capital Growth Fund, multi-strategy hedge fund, and the Blue Quadrant Worldwide Flexible Prescient Fund, a long-only unit trust. He has extensive experience in the industry having worked previously as a research analyst and portfolio manager. He joined Anglorand Securities in 2006 as a portfolio manager and managed the Anglorand Growth Fund between 2007 and 2009.

Leandro graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BCom (Honors) in accounting and economics. In 2007, he attained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Susan Byrne

Administration & Compliance

Sue has held administrative and operational positions for over 20 years including responsibility for dealing, administration and client liaison at The Appleton Group. She managed a successful book-keeping business providing accounting and administrative services to multiple clients for 5 years prior to joining Blue Quadrant Capital Management.

Sue is responsible for the administration at Blue Quadrant Capital Management and is the appointed FICA officer and Money Laundering officer for the business.

Sue graduated with a BA in Social Science from the University of Cape Town in 1984.

Pierre Desmidt

Portfolio Advisor

Pierre is a Director and Founder of Blue Quadrant Capital Management. Pierre joined Coronation Capital in 1993 as a proprietary asset manager and invested money on behalf of Coronation Capital for 8 years.

A successful investor in his own right, with considerable experience in assessing and interpreting the investment landscape, Pierre lends his knowledge and investment insights as an adviser to Blue Quadrant Capital Management.

Jürgen Moller

Integrity Asset Management

Integrity Asset Management (“IAM”) is a boutique asset management company specialising in unique, tailor-made solutions for private and institutional clients, wishing to invest in South Africa or abroad. In 2017, Integrity Asset Management and Blue Quadrant Capital Management (“BQCM”) entered into a mutually beneficial agreement to share research and skills in order to further enrich their respective client offerings. Jürgen Möller, Investment Analyst at IAM, will be supporting BQCM with portfolio risk reporting. Jürgen holds a Master’s degree in Statistics and has completed all three levels of the CFA Program.

Jaco Enslin

Research Analyst

Jaco is a Research Analyst at Blue Quadrant Capital Management. He has worked for reputable companies in the finance industry including FNB and Allan Gray where he gained several years’ experience in data analytics, IT and asset management operations. Jaco is responsible for developing and maintaining the company’s internal research software and models. He also assists in general analysis covering various industries and companies. Jaco graduated from the University of the Free State in 2014 with a BCom in Investment Management and Banking and has completed all three levels of the CFA Program.