Dean joined Grindrod Asset Management as an Investment Consultant in October 2009. In this time, Dean has managed to successfully build a strong supporter base for Grindrod Asset Management’s Payers and Growers® and building block portfolios in KZN. Dean is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and has a strong focus on assisting financial planners and fellow investment professionals with pre and post retirement investment planning. Prior to his time with Grindrod Asset Management, Dean worked for State Street Bank and Trust Company and Fidelity International in London, England. Dean has a BCOM, majoring in finance and economics.