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Leadership Team

The Mesh team integrates deep experience in financial engineering, a comprehensive and streamlined approach to legal and regulatory compliance, and cutting-edge, secure technology platform built on leading-edge distributed ledger and financial markets infrastructure technologies.

Our executive team, led by co-founder and Managing Director Connie Bloem, has decades of collective experience in both traditional finance, alternative finance and financial technology.

Our executive team are:

Connie Bloem

Co-founder and Managing Director

A former management consultant, Connie is committed to transforming financial markets through technology. With a background in industrial and financial engineering, she excels in design thinking and agile development. Connie’s vision is to provide widespread access to future financial markets. She brings expertise from roles at Accenture and Andile, where she contributed to treasury systems and digital banking apps.

Andries Brink


Andries wants to propel Mesh into the forefront of decentralised financial markets, revolutionising cross-asset issuance and trade of digital financial assets. With more than 24 years in fintech, he is a firm believer that better markets make a better world. His extensive experience spans the globe, including successful ventures in Tokyo and London. He is the founder and CEO of 42Markets Group, and also serves as a Director at Sakeliga, a Trustee at Khula Trust, and holds a Directorship at Helpmekaar Kollege, where he focuses on social upliftment and education.

Luisa Mazinter

Chief Growth Officer

In marketing to solve real-world problems. Focused on propelling global growth for, she previously achieved record-breaking customer numbers as chief marketing officer at TymeBank. She is Chair Emeritus at Modern Marketing Association SA, EMEA Board member, and Judge Chair for MMA Smarties Awards.

Our Ownership

Mesh is owned and powered by the global 42Markets Group  sharing a collective goal: to simplify and enhance market intelligence and to increase market accessibility. Headquartered in the UK and with offices in South Africa and The Netherlands, 42Markets received a strategic investment  from Convergence Partners in 2023, giving the Group a strong capital base from which to take Mesh to market.

Our Partners

In a complex ecosystem, strategic partnerships are key. Mesh has partnered with the Efficient Group, Pallidus, Orpheus Capital and the Cape Town Stock Exchange,  among others, and acquired a majority stake in brokerage aTrade. Mesh will be announcing a range of new global partnerships soon.

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