The BellRyck Direct Invest Team

At the heart of BellRyck, you’ll find a group of driven individuals with a wide range of skills and a wealth of experience. Learn a bit more about them here.

Meet our team of Financial Advisers


Du Toit van den Bergh CFP® (Certified Financial Planner)

BComm Economics & Econometrics, University of Johannesburg
BComm (Hons) Financial Planning University of Johannesburg
8 years’ industry experience

Du Toit is a general practitioner with a deep insight in all aspects of the financial planning fraternity. He gained previous experience at Corporate level and fulfils various management tasks within the organisation. His focus is on business financial planning and high net worth individuals. He serves as a Director on the Board for BellRyck Trust Services and BellRyck Trust and Estates and also serves as a member of the BellRyck Investment Committee.


Johann Joubert CFP® (Certified Financial Planner)

BComm Accounting, Stellenbosch University
Postgraduate Diploma: Financial Planning, University of the Free State
Advanced Postgraduate Diploma: Investment Planning, University of the Free State
General Tax Practitioner (SA) | Tax Practitioner No. PR-0091645
6 years’ industry experience

Johann completed his studies in accounting and has experience in tax and auditing. He previously worked at a large corporate organisation where he gained invaluable insight in the financial services sector. His experience across two financial services sectors is an extremely valuable asset when conducting an analysis of portfolios. He serves on the Board of Directors for BellRyck Trust Services and is a member of the Financial Planning Institute and BellRyck Investment Committee.


André Strydom

BComm (Hons) Financial Economics, Stellenbosch University
PGD Financial Planning, Stellenbosch University
5 years’ industry experience

André is a general practitioner and entrenched in all aspects pertaining to a client’s financial planning portfolio. He has a strong background in investment planning and this remains a focus point in his career. André is a member of the BellRyck Investment Committee and the Financial Planning Institute. He continues to improve his skills set in investment planning and is a cornerstone to the Investment Committee.


Mikele Petrini

Certificate in Financial Planning (NQF6)
14 years’ industry experience

Mikele has a wealth of knowledge, with 14 years’ industry experience. He has a deep insight in the financial services industry and the broader financial planning principles. His talent lies in simplifying big tasks and complex portfolios, making sure that accounting, legal and financial planning principles all tie up in a portfolio. His focus is broad but he has a particular interest in the professional and health care sectors. Mikele is currently studying towards obtaining the esteemed Certified Financial Planner designation.


Roland Hendrikse

5 years’ industry experience

Roland is a driven person and has built up his knowledge and experience over the last 5 years to such an extent that he is a specialist in estate planning and investment planning. He has a strong focus on ethics and his client centric approach has made him a very successful financial planner. He constantly studies to improve his skillset and his industry knowledge plays an integral role in the BellRyck team.