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Why choose us?

 

Our Team

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Ross Macgillivray

Ross is a founding member of Accrue Financial Advisory Services. Prior to Accrue, he worked for Standard Bank Financial Consultancy as a financial planner for 8 years. Ross is a Certified Financial Planning professional®, and a member of the Financial Planning Institute of SA (FPI). He obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of Stellenbosch. Aside from work his other great passions are his friends and family, and when he’s not in the office, you can find him mountain biking or road-tripping on roads less travelled.

Paul Valstar

Paul is a founding member of Accrue Financial Advisory Services. Prior to Accrue, he worked for Standard Bank Financial Consultancy as a financial planner for 17 years. Paul has a Bcom degree from the University of Natal. He has continued his lifelong love of sport through not only competing in events such as the Absa Cape Epic and Ironman, but also as a commentator (TV and live) for major endurance events in cycling, triathlons and running.

Philip Peyton
Philip Peyton

Philip is a founding member of Accrue Financial Advisory Services. He has 44 years’ experience in banking and financial services, including 7 years with Prudential Assurance in the UK, 10 years with Old Mutual in Cape Town and 13 years with Standard Bank Financial Consultancy. In his leisure time Philip enjoys  hiking, travel, good food and wine, photography and gardening.

Sam De Goede
Sam De Goede

As a former Financial Planner at Standard Bank and with over 18 years of industry experience, Sam brings a depth of knowledge to financial planning that allows him to accurately meet each client’s unique financial objectives. Sam is Certified Financial Planning Professional®, a member of the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa (FPI), and holds a Postgraduate diploma In Financial Planning from the University of the Free State. Skilled in Retirement Planning, Investment Planning, Risk Planning & Offshore Investments. Sam’s leisure activities include travel & adventure biking.

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Shabira Khan

Executive Assistant

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Cheryl Van Der Merwe

Executive Assistant

Shabira is the PA to both Philip Peyton and Paul Valstar

She has been Philip's assistant for the last 20 years and assistant to Paul since joining Accrue 9 years ago when it was founded.

Prior to being part of the Accrue team she worked at Standard Bank for 19 years. Shabira is skilled, knowledgeable and efficient in dealing with servicing matters. When she is not in office she loves to read and travel.

Cheryl has been a PA to Ross MacGillivray Director for the last 15 years. She is efficient and has a high regard for customer service

In her spare time she loves to cook and create delicious dishes to share with her family and friends.

Her other passion is planning parties, making all the decor that goes into the party as well as doing the flower arrangements.

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Insaaf Sufadien
Office Administrator
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Mishqua Hendricks
Executive Assistant

Insaaf has been our Office Administrator for the last 3 years and has 23 years of experience in the banking industry. She has a National Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management from Cape Penninsula University of Technology.

She ensures the smooth running of the Accrue office.

She is also a Zumba® instructor and is involved in various social and charity events and also loves to bake.

Mishqua has been a PA to Sam De Goede for the last 11 years.

She assists clients with a range of servicing matters and an exceptional eye for detail.

In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, baking & spending time with family.

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Michael Araujo

Michael joined Accrue after 5 and a half years at AlexForbes and 2 years in the accounting industry. He obtained an undergraduate degree in Accounting Sciences and an honours degree in Financial Management from the University of Pretoria before completing a Postgraduate diploma in Financial Planning at the University of the Free State. He is now qualified as a Certified Financial Planning Professional® and member of the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa (FPI). When he is not assisting his clients with their financial goals, he enjoys quality time with his wife and dogs, watching a good film or series and chasing a little white ball around on a golf course.

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