Our clients care, so we care!

Individuals and entities who choose FX Rand as their partner have one main characteristic in common....they care. Whether it be caring about their financial affairs, or business, lifestyle or legacy goals. Most importantly, caring about their lasting relationships. We value this common trait and continually align ourselves with this caring nature of our clients and partners.

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Meet our management team

Mark Kahts

CO FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Mark is an accountant by trade, with a commerce degree and skilled  in project and people management.

With a 32 year career spanning various industries, including financial services, telecommunications, tourism and hospitality, both in large corporates and private entrepreneurial ventures, he possesses deep experience and skills in strategic, operational and managerial functions across multiple disciplines.

Mark's passion for business innovation and customer value creation, coupled with his drive to turn opportunities into reality has lead him to establish FX Rand with his co-founders in 2020.

He values family time highly, enjoys outdoor activities and nurturing meaningful friendships.

Steve Porter

CO FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Steve is a UK Certified Financial Planner with 25 years’ experience in offshore banking and investments.

Originally from the Isle of Man he moved to South Africa in 2008 and co-founded a successful financial emigration business, providing wealth transfer solutions for people leaving South Africa to set up home overseas.


Applying his extensive knowledge of the exchange control system, associated tax legislation and foreign exchange markets Steve joined forces with former colleagues and set up FX Rand at the beginning of 2020.


Outside of work Steve enjoys riding his mountain bike and spending time with family.

Mark Spies

CO FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Mark holds a commerce degree in international trade and an honours degree in economics.

 

As an entrepreneur he has established and managed a number of highly successful businesses across a broad range of consumer facing industries. Within this space it was Mark’s exposure to transacting across South Africa’s borders that first sparked his interest in foreign exchange.

 

He is now fully conversant with the exchange control system and combines this knowledge with his passion for service to create customer focussed solutions for the clients of FX Rand.

 

In his free time Mark loves the outdoors and is an avid golfer.

Our team, caring about you...

We are an experienced, certified and dedicated team focused on forging long term, value creating relationships with our caring clients. We respect the regulations and compliance associated with financial services, an essential component to our relationship with you.


Our team comprises both internal and external experts who are positioned and empowered to provide you with world-class service and support. We partner with you and the appropriate resources in achieving and surpassing your foreign exchange transfer expectations and related cross-border goals.

Our value, delivered to you...

As a licensed financial service provider, we are obliged and committed to treat our customers fairly and to illustrate consistency and openness in quoting and charging of fees.


Value does not only relate to price. You care about a "value-for-money" service and we care about adding value to your purpose for engaging with us, focusing on maximising the positive outcomes of our engagement, beyond just competitive, understandable and  transparent fees and charges.

Our approach, easier for you...

In this ever developing and complex world of financial services, with constant increased need for security, risk management and compliance, it has become inevitable that "paper work", information gathering and controls have to be expanded and constantly enhanced.


We make this essential, but time intensive, processing and  administration easier for you, by working with our service providers to constantly improve and innovate these functions. We also employ and continuously enhance digital solutions that aid in this quest to offer you secure, simple and streamlined client experiences throughout your journey with us.