The Team

The Intellidex team includes highly qualified experts in financial markets, market research, macro political and economic research, strategy research and publishing.

StuartpicStuart Theobald, PhD, CFA

Stuart is a co-founder of Intellidex and its executive chairman. He has 18 years’ experience covering financial services across Africa, first as a financial journalist and later as a financial analyst. As a journalist he received multiple awards for his investigative work on banks and the financial markets. As an analyst his work ranges from equity analysis to political analysis.

He is also a research associate of the London School of Economics’ Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science.

Stuart was educated at Rhodes University and the London School of Economics and has degrees in economics, philosophy and finance. He holds a PhD from the LSE and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Graunt profile picGraunt Kruger, PhD
CEO: Intellidex USA
Global Lead: Strategy Research

Graunt is a director at Intellidex and heads its United States subsidiary as well as its Strategy Research practice. Graunt has an extensive background in financial services product innovation and research and has worked for several financial services businesses including Standard Bank where he was head of enterprise development.

He is also a part time academic at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.

Graunt was educated at Rhodes University, the London School of Economics and the University of the Witwatersrand. He holds an MSc from the LSE and MBA and PhD in banking and finance from Wits Business School.

PeterAMPeter Attard Montalto
Director: Intellidex UK
Global Lead: Capital Markets Research

Peter has been analysing South Africa for 12 years and is a well-known commentator and analyst of its economy, politics and markets. He has a broad experience covering other emerging markets over his career including Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East and has been spending an increasing amount of time covering Sub-Saharan African economies. Over this time he has dealt with a broad range of asset managers and corporate clients.

Peter was previously Head of Emerging Europe Middle East and Africa Economics at Japanese Bank Nomura and before that was an Emerging Markets’ economist at Lehman Brothers. He studied at St John’s College at the University of Cambridge and holds an MA in mathematics and economics.

Peter is a trustee of the South African education charity Breadline Africa and an advisor to a number of other charities.

vuyo jackVuyo Jack, CA (SA)
Non-Executive Director

Vuyo is  co-founder of Intellidex and a director of the company. He is chairman of Empowerdex which he founded with Chia-Chao Wu. He is a director of various companies. He is a commissioner on the Davis tax review committee, having been appointed by the minister of finance. He was nominated as a Young Global Leader by the 2009 World Economic Forum.

Vuyo holds a BCom from Wits University and is a chartered accountant.


Caroline Southey
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Caroline is an independent non-executive director of Intellidex. She is the editor of The Conversation Africa and a member of the Rhodes Board of Governors.

Caroline is former editor of the Financial Mail (South Africa) and World Desk Editor at Financial Times in London. Previous roles also include director of community banking, Standard Bank and former head of communications for the CEO of Absa. She also served as a writer/editor for National Planning Commission.

Caroline holds a BA from Rhodes University.

Colin Anthony, Intellidex general managerColin Anthony
General Manager

Colin is GM of Intellidex and responsible for day-to-day operations in South Africa. He joined Intellidex in 2010 as managing editor responsible for production of our media projects. He is a highly experienced financial journalist who has published and edited a variety of publications including Smart Investor, Business Day Management Review and Business Day Real Business.

Colin holds a BJourn & Media Studies degree and BA (Hons) in psychology from Rhodes University.

orin-photoOrin Tambo, CFA
Senior Financial Analyst

Orin is a financial analyst at Intellidex responsible for various projects and equities research work. He has seven years’ experience as an analyst, economist and academic.

Orin holds a BCom (Hons) in financial modelling from the University of Johannesburg, a BSc (Hons) in economics from the University of Zimbabwe and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Phibion Makuwerere, Intellidex analystPhibion Makuwerere, CFA
Financial Analyst

Phibion is responsible for  various research projects and analysis of various listed instruments. He has seven years’ experience in financial analysis and administration.

Phibion holds a BSc (Hons) in economics from the University of Zimbabwe and a diploma from the Institute of Bankers, Zimbabwe. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.

tina1Tina Shika
Administration Manager

Tina is responsible for the administration of Intellidex including finance and credit control.

She holds a Diploma in Financial Management and is studying her BCom, Financial Management.

heidicroppedsmallHeidi Dietzsch
Market Research Manager

Heidi joined in January 2017 to expand Intellidex’s market research capacity. She has a wealth of experience in this field.

Heidi has a postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University, a BA in Political Science and BA (Hons) in Development Studies from the University of Johannesburg.

thumbnail_IMG_20180628_121936_resized_20190114_125112227Letta Maponyane
Research Assistant

Letta Joined Intellidex in 2018 as a research assistant  and is responsible for various contributions to composition of reports on research projects and data analysis work. She has four years’ experience in private and academic institutions, as a consultant and research assistant. This role entails presentation to clients, data processing, face to face interviews, consultation and report writing.

Letta holds a Bsc Mathematical Sciences majoring in Mathematics and Economics, also Bcom (Hons) in Economics from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Moreover, she’s currently busy with an Mcom degree in Financial Economics with the UJ.

Mayo Twala intro photoMayo Twala

Mayo joined the Intellidex team as content manager for Intellidex’s websites. She edits and co-ordinates research into the TFSA market and the company’s social media strategy and contributes to Intellidex’s various media projects.

Mayo holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English, History and Organisational Psychology and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Media Management (PDMM) from Rhodes University.

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