Jan van Niekerk


Job Title: CFO

Company: RECM and Calibre


Jan van Niekerk has over 20 years of industry experience. He served as Chief Investment Officer of Citadel, a large South African private client wealth manager with a broad international reach, after which he became CEO of Peregrine Holdings, a JSE-listed financial services firm. Jan joined Regarding Capital Management (Pty) Ltd in May 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. Jan is a Non-Executive Director of Goldrush Group Ltd. He has a B.Com from the University of Stellenbosch. He is a CFA and member of the Institute of Actuaries.

2013 – Present    Financial Director, RECM & Calibre Ltd
2010 – 2013         Group Chief Executive Officer, Peregrine Holdings Ltd
2009 – 2010         Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Peregrine Holdings Ltd
2008 – 2013         Non-Executive Independent Director, Food Compass Ltd
2000 – 2008         Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, Citadel Investment Services Ltd
1999 – 2000         Investment Analyst, Gensec Asset Management 
1997 – 1999         Member of the Investment Advisory Service, Sanlam

2001                       Fellowship, Institute of Actuaries
2000                       Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute 
1993 – 1996         B.Com, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Stellenbosch

About RECM & Calibre Ltd: RECM and Calibre Limited is a principal investment firm specialising in investments in publicly-listed or unlisted companies. The firm seeks to invest in any geography (onshore or offshore) and prefer investing in operating business entities, rather than structures or assets. It typically acquires minority stakes in the firm. RECM and Calibre Limited was founded in 2009 and is based in Claremont, South Africa.


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