“That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person,
they’re done by a team of people.” Steve Jobs
Adam BekkerManaging Director
Adam has more than 20 years of experience as a qualified attorney specialising in commercial law and tax, and working in private equity and corporate finance.
Before co-founding Broadreach, he held positions as a director at law firm Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs, private equity fund manager at Leaf Capital, and head of the Cape Town corporate finance office for Bravura.
Adam has advised on and implemented a full range of private equity and related transactions, from fund structuring to fund raising, making and managing investments, and exiting them. Since co-founding Broadreach with St John, he has focused on establishing its renewable energy business. He has found his passion in the blend of finance, law, science and responsible investing involved in the renewable energy industry.
Adam is a keen trail runner, which he has trouble reconciling with his interest in wine.
Jock BrownTechnical Director
Jock is an engineer with 12 years’ experience in the global energy and technology industries.
He has led multi-disciplinary teams and delivered business development, innovation and efficiency programmes. Jock has experience with emerging technologies such as solar PV and hybrid systems.
He has industrial experience from around the world including working in New Zealand, South Africa, the UK and Norway and has delivered projects in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia.
Jock holds a Master’s degree in chemical engineering, project management qualifications, and has held line management positions at DNV GL.
St.John BungeyExecutive Director
St.John’s career spans 25 years in financial services.
His roles have ranged across stockbroking, banking and asset management, with a predominant focus on emerging and frontier markets. Recently, this has been mostly in the private debt and equity arena, with an emphasis on impact and responsible investments. St.John is passionate about financial markets and investing, and believes strongly that asset managers can make a difference both as the custodians of capital, and through the impact of how that capital is directed.
Since joining Broadreach in an executive capacity, St.John has been engaged in corporate finance mandates and business development in the renewable energy sector.
In 2018, St.John and his family, undertook a year’s sabbatical. Heading west around the globe, the trip covered in excess of 80,000km, through 27 countries, with pauses in most of the world’s major wine regions.
Tshiamo MolefeSenior Analyst
With a background in biological sciences, Tshiamo has 10 years of experience in the private equity industry.
Before joining Broadreach, Tshiamo managed Symion’s empowered distribution business and was the group’s partner development executive (formerly a private equity associate at Leaf Capital).
Tshiamo brings a wealth of experience in value-adding operational, strategic and new business initiatives; fostering key relationships and identifying collaborative opportunities between businesses.
Tshiamo is inspired by the spirit and potential of Africa and its people. She has built valuable networks by connecting and inspiring young-like minded individuals across the continent. She is also an entrepreneur with a keen interest in events management and coffee.