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Jersey Finance is delighted to collaborate with PCD Group, Mark Brooks Education, and TEAM Asset Management, to co-host a comprehensive discussion on UK education options for South African families considering sending their children to school in the UK.

This event is aimed at parents and advisors to families interested in learning more about this important subject. The format of the evening will consist of a networking reception followed by presentations explaining the opportunities available in the UK and financing education costs. The reception will run from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm with presentations starting at 7.00 pm. You will hear from:

  • Mark Brooks, a UK education expert who has advised four leading UK boarding schools on their individual approach to education;
  • Mark Clubb, Executive Chairman at TEAM Asset Management, on the financial implications for saving for overseas education at school or university level; and,
  • Dr Rufaro Nyakatawa who will deliver a short presentation about Jersey as a natural choice for those with family members relocating into the UK or saving for overseas education.

To express an interest in attending this event or if you have any questions, please contact a member of our events team.


Dr Rufaro Nyakatawa › Business Development Consultant – Africa, Jersey Finance
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Based in Johannesburg, Dr Rufaro Nyakatawa’s primary focus is developing the strategy for Jersey Finance’s engagement in the South African market. She also plays a vital role in supporting the organisation’s wider activity across the continent.

Dr Nyakatawa is a multifaceted business consultant with more than 20 years’ experience working in financial services, specifically wealth management in large financial services companies in South Africa and across Africa. She joined Jersey Finance in 2021 and is responsible for business development in Africa, currently with a primary focus on South Africa.

An international speaker and thought leader, Dr Nyakatawa has been interviewed on various platforms including the BBC, CNBC, ENCA and various publications. She champions women’s issues as an Advisory Board Member of Women in Tech (SA Chapter) and an International Campaign Advisor for the Cherie Blair Foundation’s 100,000 Women Campaign Board, among others. She was recently elected by members to the Board of Directors of the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa(FPI), she is a Non-Executive Director at Masthead and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), CFA member and SAVCA member. She holds an MBA and PhD from the University of Cape Town.

Mark Clubb

Mark Clubb Executive Chairman, TEAM

Born in Preston, Lancashire, England in 1960, Mark has a BA (Hons) degree in Economics and Business Studies, CISI level 6 in Private Client Investment Advice and Management and ICA Advanced Certificate in Compliance. Mark began his career in 1981 at the London-based internationally respected firm of stockbrokers, Hoare Govett. Starting as a company analyst, Mark went on to build a 27-year career in investment banking. During this time, he would go on to hold various senior management roles working for UBS Philips and Drew and BZW (latterly Credit Suisse First Boston). He has been involved in hundreds of corporate transactions, ranging from mergers and acquisitions to fundraisings including listings and IPOs. Many of these involved international companies both large and small, across various industries and with differing sizes and levels of complexity. He engaged with international stock markets but also the private equity and venture capital markets.

Mark Brooks

Mark Brooks MBA, Director, Mark Brooks Education Limited

Mark Brooks has been working as a leading educational consultant for nearly 20 years and served on the senior leadership teams of major public schools. An award-winning educational consultancy helping families across Africa and beyond with admissions into outstanding UK boarding and day schools. A Department for Business & Trade “Export Champion”.
He has enjoyed working with families for more than 15 years and has an MBA which focused in the final year on a major research on how parents choose an independent school. Mark Brooks Education has been awarded top 25 boarding school advisor in the world by Fortune Magazine.