Our Team

Ralph Hoffman
Director

Ralph has 25 years of trade finance experience and is a Director of Bellerive South Africa. Ralph joined the Trade Finance division in 1991 after completing his articles and a short period in the accounting profession.

He holds a B.Comm degree and Certificate in The Theory of Accounting from the University of Cape Town.

Marlize Fourie
Financial Manager

Maralize joined Bellerive in 2012 as a Financial Manager.

Prior to joining Bellerive, Maralize worked across a wide spectrum of industries, incl. Financial Services, FMCG and Telecoms, performing different roles within the finance department starting in San Francisco, London and finally settling in Cape Town.

Maralize graduated with a qualification in Financial Management from Stellenbosch College.

David Suttner
Director

David joined Bellerive Finance in 2015. Based in Johannesburg, he is focused on the development of the Trade Finance business and the enhancement of the Group’s product offerings.

Prior to joining Bellerive, David worked for the Tower Trade Group where he gained direct experience in the facilitation of working capital funding lines and the development and reporting of financial structures.

Graduating in 2000 with a BCompt (Honours) CTA (UNISA), David served his articles at Fisher Hoffman PKF and held various financial management roles prior to advancing his career into finance.

Natalie Germishuys
TRADE FINANCE EXECUTIVE

Natalie manages a vast portfolio of clients and sees to their trade finance needs.

Following a short stint with Ernst & Young, Natalie joined Bellerive in 1999 as PA to the Director. After gaining experience in various positions within the company, Natalie was promoted to Trade Finance Executive in 2005.

She holds a B.Tech Degree in Commercial Administration from the University of Technology, Cape Town.

Samantha Isaacs
Trade Finance Executive

Samantha joined Bellerive in 2014 as Trade Finance Assistant and was quickly promoted to Trade Finance Executive.

Prior to joining Bellerive, Samantha had over 12 years’ experience in the administration and marketing field,having worked in retail and FMCG environments. She excels in office administration and client service and she holds a secretarial diploma.

Lillian Setjie
Office Assistant

Lillian joined Bellerive in 1990 as Office Messenger and over the years her role has evolved into that of Office Assistant to the Cape Town office.

She has gained years of experience in various office management tasks. As a valued member of Bellerive,she offers administrative support to the team.