Our People

Neil Hampton

CEO

Fundamental Software’s CEO. A respected member of the Financial Services and IT industries with more than 25 years experience in South Africa and internationally, specializing in Information Technology for Investment companies. Neil has a proven ability, knowledge and passion for IT and the financial markets including founding, building, managing and listing successful software companies.

Craig Meyer

COO

Craig is recognized as a leader in the Investment Software industry with 20 years experience in South Africa and internationally.  He has in-depth experience in managing and supporting software for investment companies and is currently responsible for managing the Business Services, IT, Finance and Admin at Fundamental.  Craig has been with Fundamental since 2008 and played an instrumental role in growing the company.

    Andre Homan

    CTO

    Andre is the CTO at Fundamental and heads up the Product Owner and Development teams.  He is responsible for ensuring that Fundamental continues to provide innovative solutions to our clients as well as for the overall quality of the software.  Andre is well respected in the industry for his technology skills and in-depth knowledge of investment systems and processes.

    He has a passion for technology and the financial markets. He thrives in an agile development environment, working with other enthusiastic and skilled developers in building and supporting world class enterprise solutions for investment companies.

      Tamsyn Franken

      Head of Business Services

      Tammy heads up the Fundamental Client Support and QA teams and is responsible for ensuring responsive and professional support to our local and international clients. She has extensive experience in the investment administration market and has in-depth knowledge of investment systems and processes.

      Tammy thrives off new challenges and is passionate about building strong professional relationships with clients.

      The Investment systems skills and know-how that she has acquired, together with an excellent industry knowledge, allow her to completely understand our market and clients’ business.

        Jacques-Pierre Maritz

        Head of Consulting and Pre-Sales

        Jacques heads up our Consulting and Pre-Sales team responsible for providing professional consulting services to new and existing clients . Services include business development for existing clients, and the on-boarding of new clients starting with the pre-sales process right through to data migration and a successful business process implementation that meet the client’s requirements and expectations.

        Jacques has in-depth knowledge of investment systems and processes and extensive experience in implementation projects.

        Jacques believes in working closely with our clients to build strong working relationships and empower users to gain maximum value from our software.

          Michael Ross

          Head of IT

          Our IT guru, Michael manages the DevOps team at Fundamental. He has over 15 years experience in IT and is passionate about implementing processes and systems with a view to continuous improvement. His current focus at Fundamental is transforming the infrastructure and product for the Fundamental Hosted cloud offering. Michael has helped numerous Financial Services organisations understand, implement and improve their IT services and tools for end-user benefit.

          Janene Martin

          Product Owner

          Janene heads up Fundamental’s Product Owner team with Andre and is responsible for the functional quality and direction of our products.  She is an expert in investment software with over 20 years experience working in a variety of roles at both investment and software companies.  Janene is well respected in the industry for her in-depth understanding of the investment systems and processes.

            Amina Salee

            Product Owner

            Amina is an experienced member of Fundamental’s Product Owner team.  She is an expert in investment software with extensive experience working in a variety of roles at both investment and software companies.  Amina has worked with a number of different investment systems and has an in-depth understanding of the full systems life cycle from front to middle to back-office functions.

              Eckhard Gartz

              Software Architect

              Eckhard is the Software Architect at Fundamental responsible for the technical design and standards of our products.   Eckhard  has extensive experience in the development of investment software and is well respected for his specialist skills

              He is passionate about building quality investment software and is committed to ensuring our products are technically 'world-class'.

                Johannes Jansen Van Vuuren

                Development Manager and Scrum Master

                As Development Manager and Scrum Master, Jannie is responsible for managing our agile development life-cycle.   He is committed to ensuring that our development process is efficient and productive and is continually evaluating how we can make improvements.

                Jannie takes pride in meeting the expectations of our clients as well as the product owners and business services in delivering each ‘sprint’.