Desiré de Waal

Senior Associate

About Desiré

Desiré de Waal is a professional wealth advisor with over two decades of experience in providing a world class wealth management service.

Desiré specializes in providing tailor made retirement solutions and creating international companies and trusts for entrepreneurs and business people. With a wealth of experience, her passion is getting life-changing solutions in the hands of thousands of people. Empowering those who are willing to look (not listen), provides her with enormous gratification.

A strong believer in the power of learning and positive thinking, Desiré is dedicated to continue her studies in her field. Her educational background in financial wealth includes a certificate in Wealth Management in SA and an Advanced Wealth Management Level IV from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments in the UK.

When Desiré is not working, she is obsessed with studying metaphysics. She also loves spending time with her family and dogs, while enjoying a simple life.

Desiré lives by the mantra: our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.




  • Advanced Wealth Management Level 4 CISI
  • Regulatory Exams RE1 & RE5 (FAIS)
  • National Diploma 3 yr - Finance
  • Wealth Management Certificate NQF level 5

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