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.

CORE TEAM

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.
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.
Mandeep Bahra - Capricorn Private Investments

Mandeep Bahra

Mandeep joined Capricorn Private Investments in 2019 as a Principal working across the Investment and Operational platform. He previously spent 8 years as a Principal at Partners Capital in London. He graduated from Cass Business School, City University.
Emma MacHale - Capricorn Private Investments

Emma MacHale

Emma joined Capricorn Private Investments in 2020 as a Principal working across the Investment Platform and Client Management function. Most recently she was a Director at Bank of Singapore, advising private clients. Prior to this, she spent ten years working in the Hedge Fund space as an equity analyst in London, initially at SAC Global Investors and latterly at CQS. Emma has completed the IMC and holds a degree from The University of Bristol.
Tobi Clarke - Capricorn Private Investments

Tobi Clarke

Tobi joined Capricorn Private Investments in 2020 as an Associate working across the Investment, Operational and Client management functions. Prior to this, he graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Economics and Management. He also played for the Blues rugby team.

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.

Andrew Farrant

Andrew is Head of Corporate Services for Capricorn Capital Partners, which provides corporate services for the Capricorn group of companies and third party clients. Previously he worked at Yellowwoods, Hollard Insurance and Deloitte Consulting in South Africa. Prior to this Andrew was an equity analyst at Sanlam Investments, and UBS, based in Hong Kong. Andrew holds degrees from Oxford University and University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.