Marten Govender : Director
Previous experience: Marten Govender is the CEO of Synergy M&A, established in 2002 as a niche corporate finance advisory firm. Marten has a BCom degree from University of Natal and subsequently began a career in the corporate finance at a large auditing firm. He is an entrepreneur by heart and has a vested interest in various opportunities outside of Synergy. Synergy has offices in Cape Town, South Africa and Lusaka, Zambia. Marten presently sits on a few private and public sector boards advising on transformation, corporate governance and strategic business services.
Your family: I am engaged to a wonderful woman.
The thing you like most about yourself: I am an extrovert.
The thing you like least about yourself: I am impatient at times.
Your favourite hobbies: Playing golf, watching various sporting events.
A quote that inspires you: “I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.” – William Ernest Henley
What you love most about what you do: Every transaction is different, challenging and rewarding.
What music are you listening to? Pop, R&B and Classical.
What book are you currently reading? Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur – Richard Branson
Who is your greatest icon? Donald Trump