Wade runs an independent PE business associated with Rand Merchant Bank. Previously, he held the position of Director and Head of Standard Bank’s Private Equity division. Wade was responsible for determining investment strategy for the bank’s private equity initiatives and for implementing this strategy through their team of professional private equity investment professionals.
Wade is a Chartered Accountant by training. He specialized in forensic and investigative accounting. Luc worked for a time for Wade (2005) whilst both Luc and Wade were employed at Standard Bank and, shortly after joining Vantage, Wade accepted Luc’s invitation to become a member of the Fund I investment committee.