Moneyweb staff disclosures

Leigh-Ann Carey
Producer
Date joined: February 2015

Leigh-Ann Previously worked for CNBC Africa as a producer and did her honours degree at Wits. She is particularly interested in finance and business.

Shares held: None
Unit trusts held: None
Gifts accepted over the value of R1000: None
Direct family members at prominent asset managers: None
Email: leighann@moneyweb.co.za
Twitter handle: @leighanncarey


Patrick Cairns
Senior reporter
Date joined: Patrick has written for Moneyweb since October 2010, and has been contracted since March 2015

Patrick graduated from Rhodes University in 1999. He spent the next five years working on an African economics journalism project to build capacity in financial journalism across the continent. He subsequently worked as a lecturer at two private colleges in Cape Town – Varsity College and Rosebank College – before managing African corporate communications for consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. He returned to journalism as a freelancer in 2010. His main interest is in investment products, although he covers a wide range of areas including other personal finance issues, the political economy and corporate governance.

Shares held: None.
Unit trusts held:

  • 27Four Balanced Prescient Fund
  • 27Four Stable Prescient Fund
  • Ashburton Multi-Manager Prudential Flexible Fund
  • Nedgroup Investments Core Diversified Fund
  • Satrix Balanced Index Fund
  • Satrix Property Index Fund
  • Allan Gray Orbis Global Equity Feeder Fund
  • Ashburton Mid-Cap ETF
  • CoreShares DiviTrax ETF
  • Satrix Divi Plus ETF
  • Satrix Rafi 40 ETF
  • Satrix Top 40 ETF
  • Standard Bank Commodity Linker ETN
  • Standard Bank Africa Equity ETN
  • Stanlib SA Property ETF
  • Stanlib Industrial Fund
  • Stanlib Absolute Plus Fund
  • Stanlib Global Equity Fund
  • Sygnia Divi Plus Fund
  • Sygnia Skeleton 70 Fund
  • Sygnia Top 40 Fund

Gifts accepted over the value of R1000: Tickets to 2015 Michael Bublé concert from Discovery; Tickets to 2015 Cape Town International Jazz Festival from Liberty
Direct family members at prominent asset managers: None.
Email: patrickc@moneyweb.co.za


Ryk van Niekerk
Managing Editor
Date joined: September 2011

Ryk held various positions at Media24 between 1997 and 2011, including the position as national editor of Sake24.

Shares held: None
Unit trusts held: DBX Tracker funds
Gifts accepted over the value of R1000: Participated in the Absa Cape Epic in 2016 as a guest of Absa Bank.
Direct family members at prominent asset managers: None
Email: ryk@moneyweb.co.za
Twitter handle: @ryk_van_niekerk
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Eleanor Becker
Role at Moneyweb: Production Editor
Date joined: May 2012
 
Eleanor has a BSc and PGCE from Rhodes University. She joined Moneyweb after working as a deputy editor of a supply chain magazine and before that as a staff writer for Creamer Media. She’s a mom to an energetic little one, a coffee snob, and passionate about kids, education, the environment and impact investing. She aims to travel throughout SA, Africa and the rest of the world (when she wins the lotto) and contribute to furthering financial literacy.

Shares held: None
Unit trusts held: None
Gifts accepted over the value of R1000 while at Moneyweb: None
Direct family members at prominent asset managers: None
Email: eleanor@moneyweb.co.za
Twitter handle: @EleanorSeggie 

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Larry Claasen
Deputy Editor
Date joined: June 2019

Larry was the previous editor at Brainstorm  and has held various positions at Business Day and Financial Mail.

Shares held: None
Unit trusts held: None
Gifts accepted over the value of R1000: None
Direct family members at prominent asset managers: None
Email: larry@moneyweb.co.za
Twitter handle: @larrymyboy

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