Meet the team
Peter Mincher, Director
Certificate in Financial Planning (Damelin),
Associate Financial Planner (FPI)
Peter joined Legal and General Volkskas (Momentum) in 1983, marketing pensions and investments.In 1991, Peter took up a senior management position within Sage marketing pensions and investments. In 1994, Peter left Sage to establish PFPS with Ari Perlov. Peter has over 30 years experience in the financial planning industry.
Ari Perlov, Director, CFP®
B Comm, LLB, H.Dip Tax
Ari joined Old Mutual in 1989 as a legal advisor focusing on tax planning and remuneration structuring. In 1994, Ari and Peter Mincher established PFPS. Ari has over 20 years experience in the financial planning industry.
Mark Paidas, Director, CFP®
Mark joined Investec Asset Management (IAM) as an administrator of compulsory products in April 1996. He proceeded to become a broker consultant in 1999 and ultimately a key account manager marketing the full range of IAM products to financial advisors and Investec Private Bank. In 2004, Mark joined Investec Private Bank in the Corporate Wealth team as a private banker focusing on directors of listed corporates providing investment and wealth management solutions. Mark joined PFPS as a director and shareholder in February 2007.
Eugene Cloete, Director, CFP®
B.Comm (Hons), SFA (UK)
Eugene joined Investec Asset Management (IAM) in 1997 as a broker consultant, marketing the full range of IAM products. In 2001, Eugene joined Fortis Bank in London, marketing their private banking services to wealthy South African clients. In 2003, he returned to South Africa and joined Investec Private Bank in the Wealth Management team as a private banker for ultra high net worth individuals focusing specifically on providing investment and wealth management solutions. Eugene joined PFPS as a director and shareholder in February 2007.
Minette de Beer, Client Services Manager.
National Certificate in Financial Planning (NQF 6), BA CMS
Minette joined PFPS Wealth Management in 2006 as an Adviser Assistant. In 2009 she was promoted to Client Services Manager where she continues to oversee administration support. Her experience in the financial planning industry has made her knowledgeable about products available to investors and various administrative processes.