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Our Team

Chief Executive Officer
Ashnah Gunesssing

Ashnah Gunesssing graduated from the University of South Africa, in the field of Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management. She is also a member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS).

Prior to joining Toukan in 2016, Ashnah worked in senior positions in a duly licensed Management Company for over 8 years. She has gathered extensive experience in the Global Business Sector both locally and internationally as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) at Toukan for more than 6 years and is now the Chief Executive Officer of Toukan

Ashnah Gunesssing
Non-Executive Director
Adam Postepski
Adam Postepski

Adam is an informed and qualified CA (SA) with experience from a range of industries. Adam has great communication, technical and leadership abilities within and out of the finance industry.

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in January 2015, finishing his articles at PwC. He has the desire and passion to provide SMEs and larger companies with expansive and modern techniques to assist businesses in all aspects of trading.

He is Solution Driven Individual, with strengths in Business Structures to ensure future planning and continuity. His sole focus is to build relationships with business owners and their teams.

Adam has a focus on business growth, and through local and international exposure, is extremely competent within multiple types of industries.

Adam is a registered Auditor and has also gained experience out of articles signing off several audits, reviews and agreed-upon procedures. He has been exposed to international dealings with clients spanning into North America, Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, UK and New Zealand including Warner Brothers, MSI and other foreign based companies.

Adam is extremely close to his family and due to this, travelling around the world to see them, has been a major passion. Adam has played professional Paintball. He plays both indoor and outdoor field hockey and has trained in several Mixed Martial Arts styles. His interests which have expanded through business experience includes esports gaming and commentating and has competed and commentated live at several events throughout South Africa.

Non-Executive Director
Nicola Smith

Having qualified as a chartered accountant in the United Kingdom in 1998, Nicola has worked in the funds industry since 1999, in both the Cayman Islands and since 2003, in Gibraltar. After qualification, Nicola worked for PwC in the Cayman Islands auditing funds and then later moving into liquidating funds.

Nicola moved to a private bank as a financial controller and then to Gibraltar. Nicola is the Managing Director of Helvetic Fund Administration, HFFT Alternative and Fidux Trust Company.

Nicola Smith