Paul has been CEO of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI) since 2004, and has been involved with the business since its inception. During this time it has grown into the largest private alternative investment manager in Africa with over R60 billion in assets under management. He has a total of nearly 30 years’ experience in investments and capital markets.
He has been with the Old Mutual Group since 1995 and currently chairs the Alternative Assets Investment Committee. He serves on the boards of African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), African Clean Energy Development, the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, Tourvest, J&J, Phembani and Lesedi and Letsatsi. He also served on the boards of Old Mutual Investment Group, Assore, CIT, Life Healthcare, Metcash, Mezzanine Partners and Pepkor.
Paul served his articles with Deloitte in Johannesburg where he qualified as a chartered accountant. He then spent 7 years as an investment banker with Investec before moving to Cape Town to join Old Mutual. He was the portfolio manager of the Old Mutual Life Funds for 5 years and spent a further 3 years as Head of Investment Views for Old Mutual Asset Managers before being appointed Head of Alternative Investments in 2004.
He completed an Honours degree in Operations Research and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town.
He has been married to Di since 1994 and they have 3 children. His interests include running, mountain biking, canoeing, water skiing and skiing.
Jurie has been involved with AIIM since its inception. He has served as a Director on the AIIM Board since 2009 and was appointed as CEO in 2014. Jurie is also a member of the AIIM investment committee.
Since the beginning of 2001, Jurie held various positions in the Infrastructure and Development Assets Division of Old Mutual Alternative Investments boutique and still heads up Infrastructure and Development Assets at Old Mutual Investment Group. This division includes AIIM, the IDEAS Fund, the International Infrastructure Fund and the suite of Impact Funds.
Jurie joined Old Mutual Investment Group as an equity analyst in September 1999 before joining the infrastructure team, where he was appointed as the Head of Infrastructure and Development Assets in 2007.
Jurie began his career at Murray and Roberts as a civil engineering contractor on various road, bridge and bulk concrete projects. After completing an Accounting Conversion Course at UCT, he served articles with KPMG. Jurie holds a B.Sc Eng (Civil) and a B.com degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Tom is a senior executive in Old Mutual Group’s infrastructure asset management capability and is involved in forming the capability’s strategy, the investment decision making and the management of assets. He is a director and the former chairman of African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a company owned by Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), which manages a range of infrastructure funds. He is currently a member of the various investment committees for funds managed by AIIM.
Tom is a director of BPCC, a toll road company, was the former Chairman of N3 Toll Concession Company and has also been a director of a number of companies owned by the portfolios managed by AIIM across a wide range of asset types.
Tom has six years' experience as a consulting civil and structural engineer and 32 years' investment experience with the Old Mutual Group – including eight years of investment experience in sub-Saharan African countries including Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana.