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Our forex team

Our forex division boasts industry experts with over 20 years of experience. We specialise in private and corporate forex solutions. Our efficient and friendly team process over 100,000 transactions each year for over 40,000 clients worldwide.

Andrew Rissik

BEconomics

Managing Director of Forex and International Projects

andy-rissik

Andrew grew up in South Africa, where he was educated at Michaelhouse and Stellenbosch University. He served as an officer in the South African Navy before completing his management training with McCarthy Group and relocating to their UK operation in 1994. After this, he was involved in start-up businesses and business turnarounds before returning to South Africa in 2004. He established a company that facilitated the investment of UK client money into the emerging South African property market, successfully selling his interests before being appointed to head up Sable International's forex division. Here, he focuses on forex transfers out of South Africa.

Outside of work, Andrew is a keen sailor who has competed internationally and spends many weekends away, either sailing or enjoying the outdoors with his wife and two children.

Andrew’s motto: "Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself."


 

Anton van Teylingen

BComm (Investments and Finance), CFA

Forex Manager - Operations

Anton van Teylingen

Anton attended Selborne College in East London, South Africa before completing his education at the University of Stellenbosch, where he dual majored in investments and finance. In 2016, he received his Chartered Financial Analyst charter.

He has a keen interest in financial markets and is fascinated by global economics and currency movement. Being very competitive in nature, Anton is always up for a challenge and believes in hard work and measurable results. He began working at Sable in 2013 as a Forex Broker.

Outside of work, Anton is a keen reader who spends his time outdoors, travelling and participating in mountain and river sports.

Anton's Motto: "You can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets."

 

Gemma Cloete

Forex Manager - Client Relations and Business Development

Gemma Cloete

Gemma was raised and schooled in sunny Cape Town, South Africa. After school she spent two years living and working in the UK, where she was able to indulge her passion for travel. After returning to South Africa, she studied business management and computing before quickly being snapped up by Sable International.

Several years and three promotions later, Gemma holds the position of co-manager of the Cape Town forex department, where she is responsible for client relations, marketing and new business development. She brings an outstanding enthusiasm, dedication and knowledge of the company to the role.

Outside of work, Gemma enjoys exploring Cape Town (the old and the new), wining and dining in Stellenbosch’s wine estates and spending weekends away with friends and family.

Gemma’s Motto: "If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door." – Milton Berle

 

Saskia Johnston

BBusSci (Fin Hons)

Senior Business Development Executive

Saskia Johnston

Saskia graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2009 with a BBusSci (Honours) in finance. Following her studies, Saskia spent a year living and working in London. She returned home to take up a job as a tax processing consultant at 1st Contact. With her eye on the forex department from the start, it wasn’t long until Saskia shifted departments to become a forex broker for the group.

Her passion and determination, coupled with an extensive knowledge of the foreign exchange market, saw her emigrating to London to head up Sable International's businesses development team in London.

Outside of work, Saskia loves experiencing new cultures, putting travel at the top of her 'spare time list.' 

Saskia’s Motto: "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it... Autograph your work with excellence." - Vince Lombardi

 

Carey Kolver

Business Development and Customer Relations Consultant

Carey Kolver

Carey’s roots can be traced back to South Africa, where she grew up in Port Elizabeth. Some time later, while managing two warehouses for Behr Hella, an international automotive company, Carey took a keen interest in logistics. She went on to study logistics and procurement at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. During this time, she realised her passion for people and took an about-turn into marketing and sales, where she excelled.

Now living in London, Carey joined Sable International in 2013 and specialises in saving both individuals and corporate companies money on their international money transfers.

In her free time, Carey frequents the gym, enjoys travelling and loves just about anything that involves the outdoors.

Carey’s Motto: "Do the best you can do, whatever you’re trying to do, and never give up. Success is not by chance – it’s by choice."

 

Craig Lesser

Business Development Consultant 

Craig Lesser

The token Londoner in our forex department, Craig has been involved in all different aspects of the business world having set up and sold a couple of businesses along the way. Following that he set up a business development consultancy and met Moneycorp whilst networking. After referring business to them he was offered a full-time position and has stayed in the foreign exchange industry ever since. His experience in the business world means that Craig has the ability to put business owners at ease when dealing with the ever-fluctuating currency markets.

Craig’s portfolio at Sable International is as varied as his career. He works with both private individuals and businesses, while also setting up key partnerships with other organisations.

Outside of work, Craig loves spending time with his wife and three children. He's also a regular at the gym and a keen footballer, playing every week. He’s a lifelong Tottenham Hotspur supporter and the years of suffering is what’s driven him to his love for Single Malt Scotch whisky.

 

 

Dayne Jans

Forex Director (Hong Kong)

Dayne Jans

Dayne was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. After attending Hilton College in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, he completed a financial accounting degree at the University of Cape Town. He is currently nearing the completion of his Chartered Institute for Management Accounting (CIMA) qualification, adding to his expertise in financial markets and business strategy.

Dayne started at Sable International in 2013 as a client accountant. In 2015, he jumped at the opportunity to expand the business’s international interests and move to Hong Kong to run our forex branch office.

Outside of work, Dayne is a semi-pro rugby player, a sports fanatic and loves to travel. He is passionate about exploring different cultures and foods.

Dayne's Motto: "Be the man your dog thinks you are."

Contact our forex team

South Africa

Phone us: +27 (0) 21 657 2153

United Kingdom

South Africa

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708
Cape Town
t: +27 (0) 21 657 2120

United Kingdom

Castlewood House
77/91 New Oxford Street
London
WC1A 1DG
t: +44 (0) 20 7759 7514

Australia

Suite 8.06
9 Yarra Street
South Yarra
Melbourne VIC 3141
t: +613 (0) 86 514 500

Hong Kong

Level 1102
The Lee Gardens
33 Hysan Avenue
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
t: +852 3959 8681

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