Who We Are
Finance Hut (Pty) Ltd is a consulting firm comprised of various professionals within the financial and legal field. We provide services that assist in formalizing and/or expanding your business to achieve its full potential and excel from anywhere in the world.
Our primary clients are young professionals, entrepreneurs, and established businesses. Their common interest being the questions they have about their businesses. How can I scale my business? How do I draft a contract? How can I implement my business model(s)? And more.
If you have similar questions and would like guidance on financial or legal matters, it is our aim to provide you with the solution to these questions.
Our slogan “Here’s Control” tells the story of what you can expect from us. We give you the information as well as advisory, so that you have control and confidence, as you shape your future.
MEET THE TEAM
Here to help you execute the vision
Lesegisha is a venture capitalist with a deep history in auditing the public sector and advising numerous entities outside of it. He has dealt with varying cross-border transactions, such as with businesses based in America and Kenya. Most notably, Lesegisha was selected as one of the co-authors of the Africa80 Project, an initiative that gives young Africans an opportunity to provide the solutions that will shape Africa’s growth path in various fields. To this end Lesegisha wrote chapter 10 on Investment, Finance and AID.
Lesegisha is a co-founder to Thousand1000 Capital (Pty) Ltd, an investment club that seeks to mobilize 1000 young professionals to invest in establishing the township as a market ripe for investment. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees for Devon Park Body Corporate and the Advisory Board for Athlima Tech (Pty) Ltd. He has more than 7 years JSE investing experience and is a proponent of the value investing philosophy.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Sciences degree obtained from the University of Pretoria, a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Accounting Sciences and a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) from Monash University.
Chief Executive Officer
Cell: +27 (72) 697 7689
Tokyo is the managing partner of a boutique commercial law firm and he has experience working for an international law firm. He has dealt with numerous national and international contractual disputes, strategic corporate restructuring, and regulatory compliance matters.
Tokyo serves as Chief Legal Officer to multiple companies operating within the technology, private equity, and sports industries. He is a member of the Legal Practice Council, the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and the Environmental Law Association of South Africa. He also serves on the Advisory Board for Khaza Consultants (Pty) Ltd and Athlima Tech (Pty) Ltd.
Tokyo is currently in the process of completing his MBA at IU International University of Applied Sciences (based in Germany), which speaks to the global ambitions he has for his clients and for himself. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Pretoria, an RE1 certification granted by the FSCA, and a Global Financial Compliance certificate from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (based in London).
Meladi Maditsi CA (SA)
Chief Financial Officer
Cell: +27 (79) 191 6732
Meladi is a qualified Chartered Accountant with extensive banking and insurance experience in both public and private sectors. She has vast experience working for South Africa’s top monetary institutions, various SOE’s and one of South Africa’s largest insurance company.
Meladi has experience working for South Africa’s central bank, as an IFRS and audit specialist. She is a registered member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and forms part of numerous working groups which assist in the regulation of financial service entities. Furthermore, she serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Khaza Consultants (Pty) Ltd, which is a black female-owned accounting firm that caters to multiple emerging local and global businesses.
Meladi holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree of Accounting Sciences and a Certificate in Theory of Accounting from the University of Pretoria.
Advisory Board Member
Panaso has more than 30 years of experience operating within the mining, FMCG, logistics and transport industries. She has served as Chief Financial Officer for the Johannesburg Fresh Produce Market (Pty) Ltd, which is the largest market for fresh fruits and vegetables in South Africa. She has also been a loving wife and mother for more than 20 years, having raised a doctor, lawyer and daughter who is currently studying to be a chartered accountant.
Panaso has held numerous managerial positions within Transnet SOC Ltd, which is South Africa’s largest rail, port and pipeline company. She has served as the Chairperson of the Zululand Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She is currently a member of the South African Institute of Business Accountants.
Panaso holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Zululand and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Heriot-Watt University (based in the United Kingdom).