"Rebuilding Trust in a Time of Crisis - Building Authenticity and Integrity"


Susan Lindeque

Susan is the founder and CEO of Avestix Group. She is a Chartered Accountant with more than 34 years of experience in the finance industry and worked for Multiple International Companies as Chief Financial Officer.

Susan founded Avestix to identify large-scale investment opportunities with a sole focus of asset value creation by applying an open investment mandate to invest in any industry, in public or private companies, with controlling or non-controlling interest, short- or long terms, debt or equity at any point in the economic cycle.

She is responsible for the Group Strategy and oversees all asset management investment decisions. She is also responsible for a private real estate investment management company that acquires and manages real estate.

Her guidance principle is what Avestix is built on: transparency, alignment, and trust.

She also firmly believes in fostering strong client relationships.

Executive Team

Ruan Lindeque

Global Head - Chief Investment Officer

Ruan is the Global Head – Chief Investment Officer responsible for overseeing all portfolios of listed and unlisted debt and equities on global markets, including equities, alternative assets and crypto.

Ruan has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Business with extensive experience in investing and portfolio management with a special interest in global macroeconomics, geopolitics, the future, monetary systems, global finance, currencies, and financial markets.

His motto is to exceed client investment expectations, which is the true measurement of success.

George Barkhuizen

Global Head - Legal & Compliance

George is the Global Head – Legal & Compliance with a Bachelor of Law degree and over 37 years of experience in acquisitions, joint ventures, securities, and real estate across industries, including middle-market as well as emerging markets.

He is responsible for providing a full range of regulatory, compliance, and legal advice to Avestix on all business matters.

George’s guiding principle is to be always independent and impartial and to continue striving to foster a culture of awareness and tolerance at Avestix.

Rocco Lindeque

Global Head - Investments & Research - Alternative Assets

Rocco is the Global Head – Investments & Research – Alternative Assets.

Rocco is responsible for leading the team in the investment and research of alternative assets that seek to gain a deeper understanding of the convergence and market potential across various sectors and industries that will allow for more investment opportunities in the future.

Rocco’s guiding principle is to always stay creative, curious, and dynamic and apply his analytical mind to seize the best opportunities.

Len Lindeque

Global Head – Real Estate Services

Len Lindeque has over 35 years of experience in leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills.

Len manages a market research and product development team that seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the convergence and market potential across various sectors and industries to identify investment opportunities in the future.

He is committed to staying creative, curious, and dynamic, and applying his analytical mind to seize the best opportunities.

Erica Barkhuizen

Research Associate

Erica joined Avestix as a Research Associate.

Her role involves supporting research and product development performing due diligence and data analytics.

Erica’s research focuses on the rapidly evolving blockchain/ecosystem and decentralized finance ensuring it suits Avestix’s company’s metrics and complements our company’s vision and path moving forward.

Her guiding principles are honesty, flexibility, and meticulousness to enable her to provide excellent communication and build trusted relationships.

Jon Michael Cardamone

Global Head - Marketing and Design

Jon Michael is an accomplished marketing and design leader with a track record of driving transformative growth for global organizations. With a passion for creativity and a keen strategic mind, Jon Michael has consistently demonstrated his ability to elevate brands, engage audiences, and deliver results in highly competitive markets.

As a forward-thinking marketing and design leader, Jon Michael excels at crafting compelling brand narratives and ensuring they are brought to life through impactful design elements. He is adept at leading cross-functional teams and fostering a collaborative environment that encourages creativity and innovation.

Freddy Ferbert

Managing Partner - Chief Growth Officer

Freddy is a seasoned professional and a visionary in the realm of digital transformation and emerging technologies. He works with C-Suite executives to communicate the value proposition of complex technology solutions, develop market strategies, and negotiate/close multi-million-dollar deals.

With a career spanning 20+ years in the tech industry, Freddy has not only navigated complex technological landscapes but also led multiple successful exits. His strategic leadership and keen business acumen have been instrumental in turning promising startups into profitable ventures.

Dave Everett

Venture Partner

Dave Everett is a dynamic and accomplished entrepreneur with a proven track record of launching and scaling successful ventures across diverse industries. Dave has consistently demonstrated an extraordinary ability to turn groundbreaking ideas into thriving businesses. 

He has created multiple startups that have not only disrupted their respective industries but have also generated significant value for investors and customers alike. Dave’s brings significant value through spotting trends in technology, consumer products- expanding across technology from Mobile, to Cyber, Blockchain & AI.

Lita-Nadine Quetnick

Co-GP / Partner

Lita-Nadine Quetnick has been in real estate for over 30 years. She is a Principal in JENS Corporation and has been a Board Member for several decades. During her tenure she has been involved in the management, sale and purchase of more than several dozen properties involving complex trades and reverse trades.

Additionally, she has been involved in the purchase and sale of residential properties. The depth of her expertise is in commercial real estate with big box triple net and double net properties. She holds properties in three states as well as Central America.

Suretha Swart

Digital Marketing Associate

Suretha is a Digital Marketing Associate with three years of experience in the industry. She has a proven track record of success in managing and executing successful campaigns across multiple channels, including social media, email marketing, and search engine optimization (SEO).

Suretha is passionate about using digital marketing to help businesses reach their target audiences and achieve their goals. She is also skilled in data analysis and reporting, which allows her to measure the effectiveness of campaigns and make necessary adjustments.

Inspire to Create Abundance

At Avestix, our commitment is to be at the forefront of the digital transformation journey, leveraging disruptive and innovative technologies to create abundance through Humanity.

We strongly believe in blockchain to solve the problem of trust and transparency in transactions, as well as the problem of fraud and data manipulation.

We strongly believe in decentralization to solve the problems of traditional asset ownership, which can be expensive, slow, and difficult to transfer.

Our commitment is to help individuals and organizations navigate this digital transformation journey, and to empower them with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed in this new era of abundance.

“The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found but made, and the activity of making them changes both the maker and the destination.” – John H. Schaar”.”

Avestix Principles

At Avestix, we are committed to adhering to our principles every second of the day

  • We have a deep sense of responsibility towards our clients when it comes to both investment performance and technology
  • We are dedicated to our clients and driven by a passion for achieving excellent performance
  • We are committed to building a better future by maintaining a long-term perspective in everything we do
  • We are emotionally invested in our client’s success and strive to deliver the best possible outcomes for them
  • We continuously strive to develop new and innovative ways to serve our client’s evolving needs
  • We prioritize transparency by openly communicating with our clients