Dean Hastie

Business Manager
Investment Markets, Business Strategy and Finance

Dean is our Business Manager who brings a wealth of investment market (notably in Africa), start-up as well as business management experience. He is a specialist in business operations, strategy, and financial analysis.


Initially commencing his career at an Asset Manager in South Africa, he gained invaluable experience in investment analysis across all asset classes, product development as well as investment sales. Towards the end of his 6 years within the Group, Dean decided to pursue a full-time MBA. Initially he commenced his studies at the Nelson Mandela University Business School, South Africa and completed his second and final year at the ESB Business School, in Reutlingen, Germany. During this time he Co-founded a South African based start up, which provides bespoke digital solutions for the private and public sector with focus on economic development. His recent ventures involved working at Commerzbank AG in a Product Cluster Manager role within Corporate and Markets division.


Dean speaks German, Afrikaans along with his native English language. He enjoys outdoor sports, surfing and football. Dean resides in Frankfurt, Germany and has a passion for finding good value whether that’s assisting in uplifting business or realizing good investment opportunities.