Since 2007 Edge has been building businesses and helping to integrate enterprise and supplier development (ESD) investments into corporate supply chains. Edge Growth is a trailblazer as an Enterprise and Supplier Development Fund Manager currently managing 6 funds and over a billion Rands in capital. Edge’s developmental acceleration programmes have seen clients strategically integrate and empower SMEs across various industries.
Edge Growth is the appointed fund and programme manager.
Our Investment Committee is responsible for evaluating and approving the Fund’s portfolio of investments and boasts investment professionals with experience in private equity, SMEs and developmental investing.
Head of Corporate Finance, Liberty
Portfolio Manager, Future Growth
Head, Enterprise and Supplier Development Fund, Old Mutual
Group Executive, Corporate Finance, Liberty holdings LTD, Chairperson of Audit and Risk Committee
Executive Director, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor
Corporate Finance and Investments, Santam
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Fund is governed by a Board of Directors representing industry and Government with more than 200 combined years of specialist experience in financial services, governance, fund management, procurement and transformation.
RUTH BENJAMIN- SWALES
Consultant Senior Policy
Group Empowerment Executive,
JAN THYS NIEUWOUDT
CEO, Swiss Re Life and
Chief Operating Officer,
Head of Sustainability,
CFO, State Street
Chief Risk Officer,
Old Mutual Investment Group