Our People

Our People

Our people and the reputation they build are our greatest asset. We make extraordinary efforts to identify, recruit, develop, and retain the best.

We are a highly experienced investment team with blue chip educational and professional backgrounds, but we want to be shareholders and co-investors, not just employees.

Our culture is transparent, open, and based on shared success through alignment of interests.


Will Thomas - Capricorn Private Investments

Will Thomas

Will is Managing Director with responsibility for strategy, private equity and co-investment opportunities, and broader portfolio management. He was previously at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan in London where he advised family offices and private clients on investment strategy across multiple asset classes. He graduated from Oxford University and has an MBA from INSEAD.
Will Thomas - Capricorn Private Investments

Manoj Soni

Manoj is Chief Investment Officer and has responsibility for the investment platform and portfolio performance. He was formerly a Managing Director at Partners Capital where he was the global asset class head for Absolute Return and Credit. Manoj was also co-portfolio manager for the firm’s flagship pooled vehicle and managed a number of bespoke high net worth and endowment portfolios. He is a CFA charterholder and holds a 1st class degree from University College, London.
Marko Vuckovic - Capricorn Private Investments

Marko Vuckovic

Marko is Managing Director with overall operational responsibility for the business. He was formerly a Partner and COO of Azure Wealth, and COO of both Vestra Wealth and Investec’s European Wealth Management business. Marko has an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and 8 years of consulting and project management experience at Deloitte Consulting in Southern Africa and London.

Geoff Snelgar

Geoff is a co-founder of Capricorn Ventures International with the Enthoven family and led the formation of Yellowwoods Group as the central platform for the Capricorn Group’s activities. He subsequently founded Capricorn Capital Partners both in South Africa and the UK. Geoff is a qualified Chartered Accountant and was formerly a senior partner in Deloitte South Africa.

Robert Gottlieb

Robert is responsible for the overall strategy and management of the Capricorn Group’s activities in London, and specifically its Private Equity activities. He was formerly CEO of the European Wealth Management business at Investec. Robert has an accounting qualification and a law degree from the University of Cape Town.

Robin Harris

Robin is responsible for the strategy and management of the Asian operations of Capricorn, specifically its Private Equity activities. Previously he was head of the Private Capital Markets business of Macquarie Capital in Hong Kong. Robin is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town.

Jason Roomer

Jason is responsible for the venture capital and private equity co-investment activities. He was previously an analyst at a hedge fund in London and a corporate lawyer at Davis Polk in New York. Jason holds a law degree from University of the Witwatersrand and an MBA degree from the University of Cambridge.