Genesis Capital Executive Team
Martin LevickGenesis Capital Group CEO
After completing his legal degree, Martin served legal
articles at Cuzen and Woods Attorneys, where he focused on
commercial law and insurance.
In partnership with his father Selwyn, Martin founded the Genesis group in 1995. As CEO of the Genesis group, Martin has been successful in building the group into a leading niche financial services business that employs in excess of 220 people and that incorporates the leading independent financial planning group in South Africa.
Stan MelnickGenesis Capital Managing Director
Stan is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having served his
articles with Moores Rowland. Prior to joining the Genesis
Group, Stan was the FD of the House of Busby Limited, a public
company listed on the JSE.
Stan joined the Genesis Group in January 2005 as the Group Financial Director and took up the position as Group Managing Director in October 2006.
Darren ShurGenesis Capital Partners Managing Director
Darren served articles at Fisher Hoffman Sithole from January
1994 to December 1996 and qualified as a chartered accountant
in December 1996. He spent 17 months in the corporate finance
department of N M Rothschild & Sons (South Africa),
focusing on international merger and acquisition transactions.
Darren joined Peregrine in May 1998 where he was a director of Peregrine Investment Banking and focused on the group's private equity portfolio. Darren has been responsible for a number of highly successful private equity and venture capital transactions as well as new listings. Darren partnered with the Genesis Group in August 2006 to form Genesis Capital Partners.
Gary LevickGroup Business Development Executive
Gary Levick joined Genesis Capital in 1996 as one of the
pioneers of the group whilst studying Psychology through
Gary is an accredited Commercial Risk Insurance Specialist. His reputation has been built up over many years both within the greater Genesis Group as well as amongst Genesis' clients based on simple principles of delivery, transparency, product and market trends as well as creating and harnessing mutually beneficial relationships and a shared vision with clients by creating a collectively desired objective.
Over the years Gary has had exposure to and added significant value to many areas of the Genesis Capital Group. Gary’s in depth knowledge, understanding and passion for our group as well as skill is utilized at a group level, as opposed to focusing on a specific area within the business.
Gary identifies and creates new business opportunities for the broader Genesis Group.
Mandy TuriGenesis Advisory Services Managing Director
Mandy is Managing Director for Genesis Advisory Services
(Pty) Limited, Discovery Life and Invests Number 1 distributor
of Life and Investment Products.
Mandy started her career within the Old Mutual group of companies and before joining Genesis Capital in 1999 was a Private Banker with Nedbank Private Bank. Mandy has over 20 years of financial services industry experience, is an active member of the Compliance Institute of SA and has, prior to her current appointment, acted as Compliance Officer for the Genesis Capital Group and its various subsidiaries. Mandy was appointed as Operations Director for the Genesis Capital Group in 2008 and in 2012 subsequently taken over the role of Managing Director for the Wealth Management and Financial Planning businesses.
Mandy holds a degree in Clinical Psychology (UNISA) and has successfully completed the International Capital Markets Qualification (ICMQ) and Private Banking Diploma (RAU) as well as the relevant FAIS regulatory Examinations.
Alon PerlovGenesis Advisory Services CEO
Alon is Chief Executive Officer for Genesis Advisory Services
(Pty) Ltd, Discovery Life and Invests Number 1 distributor of
Life and Investment Products.
Alon boasts 20 years experience in the financial services industry. He joined the Genesis Capital Group in 1996. Hard work and determination to succeed along with the Groups philosophy of integrity saw Alon taking over the management of the Wealth Management and Financial Planning Businesses in 2003, appointed Managing Director of these businesses in August 2006 and subsequently as Chief Executive Officer in 2012.
Alon believes in leading by example, a point he proves every day to his clients and staff by continuously being a recognized leader in the industry.
Richard RubinsteinGenesis Capital Group Financial Manager
Richard graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the
University of the Witwatersrand in December 1990. Thereafter
he joined the South African Revenue Service as a Senior Vat
In May 1999, he took up the position of Financial Manager of Magnum Global Funds, a JSE listed company. In August 2002, he joined Genesis Capital as the Group Financial Manager.
Lewis BlochGenesis Advisory Services UK Managing Director
Lewis Bloch is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 25
years experience in the Financial Services Industry. A
lifetime member at the prestigious level “Top of the Table” in
the Million Dollar Round Table Organisation, Lewis was
instrumental in building a substantial independent advisory
business which he sold in 2005. During this time he was a
pioneer in arranging joint ventures between firms of Chartered
Accountants and the IFA industry.
Lewis has been given the task of building Genesis Advisory Services into the leading distributor of protection products through a highly trained and well motivated sales force. He is married with three children and has an interest in music and classic cars.
Shaun qualified as a chartered accountant in December 2006,
after completing his traineeship at Grant Thornton.
Following this, he moved to London where he worked in the market risk department at Credit Suisse.
He joined Genesis Capital Partners in May 2008 and is responsible for management of the private equity portfolio companies.
Jeff served articles with Deloitte from 1976 to 1980 while
completing a part time BAcc at the University of the
Witwatersrand.He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1981.
He left the profession to join the Barlow Rand group in 1987 where he held various financial positions until the early 90's, when he moved to the Tiger Oats group as general manager of Beacon Sweets, Transvaal. He then held a number of operational MD positions in the Group before being appointed, CEO of Tiger Agri and Poultry Group (currently Astral Foods Ltd).
In August as part of a takeover engineered by Brait, he joined the OTK group (Afgri Ltd) as deputy MD, in October 2002. He was appointed Group Managing Director, a position he held till he resigned in July 2008.
After that he joined the CBH Ltd group as CEO where he served until June 2013.
Adam NathansonFinancial Manager
Adam qualified as a chartered accountant in December 2005,
after completing his traineeship at Grant Thornton.
Following this, he moved to London where he worked in Financial Accounting at Credit Suisse and as the Financial Manager at United Trust Bank.
He joined Genesis Capital Partners in March 2013 as the Financial Manager.