Debra Gill

Debra has 22 years’ experience in financial services. She spent two years in the Treasury Division of Standard Bank (Corporate and Commercial division) attending to the International Swaps and Derivatives Master agreements (“ISDA”) for Corporate clients.

In 2001 she was appointed as Legal Advisor to the Association of Unit Trusts (AUT) (now known as the Association of Collective Investments). In 2006, she set up a Unit Trust Company for a large financial services player and managed this for the following 10 years.

Thereafter Debra consulted as an Independent Legal and Compliance Officer to various Financial Services Providers such as asset managers, CIS Managers and Independent Financial Advisors.

Debra has a B.Juris, LLB (UPE/now Nelson Mandela Uni) and MBA (USQ Australia), RE 1, RE 3 and RE 4.

Our Team

Carron Howard

Carron Howard​

LEAD’s founder, Carron Howard brings 12 years of direct experience in the structuring and analysis of over R1.2bn in high impact unlisted debt investments. She

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Zuzana Hegerova

Zuzana Hegerova

Zuzana brings broad fund management, eco-system development, investment readiness and entrepreneurial experience to the LEAD team. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Zuzana gained practical

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Charl Schmahl

Charl Schmahl

Charl obtained his B Proc, LLB and PG Dip Financial Planning qualifications from the University of the Free State and his PG Dip Tax Law

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Luyanda Mokgatle

Luyanda Mokgatle

Luyanda begun his professional career working for a leading PV Solar company in various capacities, including as a Business Analyst and Executive Assistant to the

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