Co-founder & Practice Head: Consumer Financial Education
Practice Head: ESG Advisory
Senior ESG Advisor
Intern: ESG Education
Six Capitals regular Associates and sub-contractors include:
Corli le Roux, Rudolph Pieterse, Esma Le Roux, Hlengiwe Zulu, Brett Cohen, Morne Thomas, Makhubalo Ndaba, and Tony Remas.
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Six Capitals Advisory is keen to partner with individuals who are eager to apply their ESG-related skills and passion towards achieving a more inclusive and equitable financial system.
If this is you – please send your CV and a covering letter to us.
MBA, BA HUMANITIES, POST GRAD CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION
ESG and investment expert having previously served as Head: Africa & Middle East at UN Principles for Responsible Investment (2009 – 2011 & 2015 – 2017) and as ESG Manager at GEPF (2011-2015)
As co-founder of Six Capitals Advisory, Adrian is responsible for providing overall strategic direction, business management and leading the Six Capitals team for all client projects and deliverables. Adrian currently serves as Practice Head for both the ESG & Impact Advisory and Financial Education Practices
Adrian serves as part-time Secretariat resource to the CRISA Committee. He also serves as a member of the ASISA Responsible Investment Standing Committee and the ICGN’s Global Stewardship Codes Network. Adrian is also a part-time facilitator for the ASISA Academy’s Retirement Fund Trustee Education (RFTE) programme, responsible for presenting and facilitating the Academy’s Responsible Investment full-day and half-day trustee workshops. In 2020, Adrian was invited to serve as a Judge for the International Corporate Governance Network’s (ICGN) Global Stewardship Disclosure Awards for the Large Asset Owner category (>£60 billion AUM).
Previously Adrian has served on the IRC South Africa’s Working Group, the JSE SRI Index Advisory Committee and as an Investment Committee member to the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund I.
M.PHIL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, BA HONOURS – SOCIOLOGY, BA DEVELOPMENT & ENVIRONMENT
Melanie has 7 years of experience in corporate sustainability with a focus on ESG, transformation and B-BBEE legislation. At Six Capitals Melanie oversees the ESG advisory practice. In her role Melanie focuses on the execution and delivery of corporate reporting projects contracted by Six Capitals’ clients.
Melanie has hands-on experience in developing and implementing ESG policies, frameworks and strategies as well as supporting clients with technical advisory related to their corporate reporting commitments. Melanie also has in-depth knowledge on corporate reporting frameworks such as the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI), Code for Responsible Investing in South Africa (CRISA), the B-BBEE Act, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the Integrated Reporting (<IR>) Framework.
Melanie holds a Masters in Sustainable Development for the University of Stellenbosch.
Melanie serves as Practice Head for the Research & Reporting Practice and champions our ESG research capability supporting Six Capitals client projects and deliverables.
MBA / BACHELORS OF LAWS (LLB)/ POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Cuma Dube is an ESG, Impact management and corporate sustainability professional with over eight years’ experience in sustainability management, climate change policy, renewable energy, sustainable finance, ESG due diligence, and ESG integration and strategy development.
Cuma has helped clients in the public and private sector better understand their ESG and climate change risks and opportunities. Cuma has an in-depth working knowledge of the IFC Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability; the World Bank Group Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines; the Sustainable Development Goals, the Equator Principles, The UN Principles of Responsible Investing, and the CDC’s (now BII) ESG Due Diligence Toolkit.
Responsible for the delivery of ESG services in the advisory practice, with a focus on sustainable finance related services, on all client projects and deliverables.
MSc ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE / BSc (Hons) ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE / BSc ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Muhammad specialises in decarbonisation strategies and climate change reporting.
Muhammad is a climate change specialist with technical and functional experience mainstreaming sustainable development principles in strategy development and execution. Furthermore, he has practical experience implementing decarbonisation strategies for JSE listed entities as well as taking technology in the water, energy, and agriculture sectors from ideation up to commerciality. In 2022 he was selected to participate in the Young Innovator Programme for United Nations Global Compact (2022).
Muhammad serves as climate specialist for the ESG Advisory Practice and champions our climate change capability supporting Six Capitals client projects and deliverables.
CA (SA), MASTER’S IN DEVELOPMENT FINANCE (CUM LAUDE)
Development Finance and ESG expert with strong financial management expertise and experience in leading multi-stakeholder developmental projects.
As co-founder & Director of Six Capitals Advisory, Rudolph provides strategic direction and business management support to the Six Capitals team for all client projects and deliverables. Rudolph serves as Practice Head for the Development Finance Practice.
Financial analysis on portfolio companies performance and key measurement criteria; Assistance on corporate and ownership Strategies; Research on development capital structures and resources.