Our People

Our People

Our management team has extensive investment and operational experience in senior roles at some of the largest institutional investors in the world.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

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 and the Yellowwoods Group with the Enthoven family. He also founded Capricorn Capital Partners in South Africa in 2003, the UK in 2008 and Hong Kong in 2015. Geoff is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a Tax Law degree. He was a senior partner in Deloitte South Africa responsible for the Consulting and other non-auditing specialized services until 1993 before starting Capricorn in 1994.

Patrick Snelgar

Patrick is a co-founder of Capricorn Capital Partners in the UK and is jointly responsible for running the Private Equity advisory activities of the firm. He is a Chartered Accountant qualifying at Deloitte in South Africa. Prior to joining Capricorn, Patrick was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Citibank London.

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.