Meet Our Team

Derek Gerber



Higher Education Diploma (Post Graduate);
Certificate in Advanced Taxation.

Experience and Background:

Derek has more than 25 years of experience in the field of asset finance, with a keen understanding of the finance industry as it impacts on suppliers, OEMs and the end-users of Capital Equipment. Derek started his career in Asset Finance under the employment of major banks in South Africa, where his numerous notable achievements include the successful establishment of new finance branches for these banks, the restructuring of bank VAF operations which were returned to profitability and his intellectually creative success in the design, negotiation and implementation of various major alliance and joint venture companies for banks and OEMs alike. In 2004, Derek became the founding shareholder of Fast Forward Finance, which under his guidance, has grown and diversified into the quality driven organisation that it is today, through his expert, strategic and focused day-to-day management.

Tienie Ferreira



B.Com. LLB;
National Sales Diploma;
Certificate in Advanced Taxation.

Experience and Background:

Tienie has more than 20 years of Asset and Supplier Finance experience, which had its early beginnings in the banking sector. Tienie expanded upon his knowledge base in the industry throughout his career, working in and across credit, collections, management and sales business units. His passion and natural knack for sales, assisted greatly in his work during this time, especially in the establishment and implementation of Joint Venture Companies and Alliances for the banks. Tienie brings a unique skill set to Fast Forward through his expert understanding of the Capital Equipment industry and end-user requirements of these assets, which when combined with finance, makes for a powerful tool in creating specialised solutions for our customers. As a founding shareholder of Fast Forward Finance, Tienie has been a invaluable in driving the growth and diversification of the business.

Mieke Immelman

Head of Operations

B.Com. Economics and Law
Admitted Attorney of the Western Cape High Court
NCA Accredited

Bianca Weideman

Financial Manager

B.Com. (Financial Management Sciences)
BCom. Hons. (Taxation)

Cindy da Silva

Credit Manager

B.Com. (Marketing Management)
Post Graduate Certificate in Education
Post Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing
Higher Certificate in Public Relations
NCA Accredited

Anthony Dreyer

Sales Manager

B.Com. (Economics and International Trade)
NCA Accredited

Christel van Niekerk

Financial Manager

B.Com. (Chartered Accountancy)
B.Com. Hons. (Financial Accountancy)
B.Com. Hons (CTA)

Grant Scheltens

Finance Administration Manager

B.Com. (Investment Management)
Diploma in Culinary Arts
NCA Accredited

Isabel Scheepers

Consultant: After Sales

B.Com. (Accounting)

Aresti Korkou

Business Analyst

B.Com. (Financial Management)
NCA Accredited

Marine Weideman

Debtors & Administration Clerk

B. Com (Financial Sciences)

Dawie Dippenaar

Client Liaison Officer

B.Com (Economics, Risk and Investment Management)
B.Com. Hons. (Risk Management)
SAIFM Equity Exam

Monique Bothma

Junior Administration Clerk

Hector Schoeman

Client Liaison Officer

Certificate in Marketing and Communications

LLB (In process)

Philip Loots

Business Development Consultant

B.Com. (Human Resource Management)

Almarie Abraham

Business Development Consultant

Absa Leadership Course: Practicing Leader
NCA Accredited

Michelle Pistorius Scheepers

Legal & Collections Officer

Admitted Attorney of North Gauteng High Court


Ruvey van Zyl

Business Development Consultant

B.Com (Law) – In progress