Dominic Rey
Dominic ReyCEO & CIO
Dominic is the founder of Freedom Capital. He is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, holds a financial accounting diploma and has been in the financial services industry since 1994.
He started his career as a trader on the JSE floor in the early nineties, before working his way up into various operational and managerial roles within Fergusson Brothers and then Investec Securities. The roles he performed were floor trader, institutional trader, institutional research sales, Head of Proprietary Trading and Head of Internal Hedge Fund. Dominic was appointed to the board of Investec Securities in 1998.
He left Investec Securities in 2006 to start QT Capital Management (Pty) Ltd, a boutique quantitative trading hedge fund business. The company changed its name to Freedom Capital in 2012, becoming a broad-based investment manager and family office.
His interests include road running (11 Two Oceans marathons), surfing, skiing, fishing, tennis and golf. He is married to Lianne, has five children and is a passionate family man.
Paul Davis
Paul DavisHead of Private Clients
Paul studied his BCom at Rhodes University and has been managing investments since 1993.
Paul started his career in stockbroking in the research department of Davis Borkum Hare & Co, then one of the largest members of the JSE. He began managing private client portfolios in 1995. Merrill Lynch acquired Davis Borkum Hare & Co in 1996 and Paul stayed with Merrill Lynch South Africa until 1999. Paul played an integral role in starting Watermark Securities (Pty) Ltd, a full member of the JSE, in 1999, with the core focus on servicing the South African private client market. Watermark grew to administrating R3bn of private client investments.
Paul’s involvement in Freedom Capital was borne out of legislative changes and the need to offer private clients comprehensive end-to-end investment solutions through personalized share portfolios in South Africa and abroad. The opportunity to manage multiple mandates and administer client needs with regards to family office services is a huge growth area.
Paul is a family man, loves the outdoors and grabs any opportunity to go on an adventure.
Barry Cameron
Barry CameronSenior Portfolio Manager
Barry completed a BCom Honours degree through UNISA and his Diploma in Management Studies and MBA through Buckinghamshire University.
Barry has been in the financial services industry since 1990 and has a real passion for the markets. He has headed up derivatives desks, traded hedge fund strategies for treasuries and now manages portfolios for high net worth individuals. He has worked abroad and has traded both locally and internationally. The experience he has gained has enabled him to be more dynamic and flexible in managing his portfolios. Most of his portfolios allow for hedging overlays and an element of short selling which helps smooth out investment returns.
Barry loves the outdoors and enjoys fly fishing and mountain biking. He is a regular Sani2C participant and cycles through Lesotho each year for charity.
Vicki Cook
Vicki CookPortfolio Manager, CFP ®
Vicki graduated from Rhodes University with a BCom degree and completed her honours degree in Business Management and a postgraduate diploma in Financial Planning. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ® professional.
Vicki has worked for various SMEs, both in the UK and Australia. She was first exposed to the private equity sector in London and has worked as a financial controller and in commercial operations.
Having grown up in Botswana, Vicki loves bush trips as well as the beach, having lived in Bondi. She is an enthusiastic traveller and a self-confessed foodie.
Laurie Spooner
Laurie SpoonerPortfolio Administrator
Since completing her BA Psychology degree at RAU, Laurie has worked in the financial world. She started out in life insurance and asset management before establishing herself with an African investment banking group. Here, she worked in trade support and operations, helping to build a strong back office team. Laurie also has experience in global custody and has managed corporate client relationships throughout her career.

Laurie has Welsh and English heritage but is Jo’burg born and bred so is an avid Lions supporter. She enjoys good food and wine, and loves baking with her daughter.

Frans Ngobeni
Frans NgobeniDriver & General Administration
Mpho Thupa
Mpho ThupaOffice Assistant & Administrator