The Employee Benefits Expert

For 1-stop Retirement Funding and Medical Scheme Solutions

Ben Holtzhausen: (Managing Director, Key Individual) 

On 1 October 1982 Ben started his Life Assurance career with Norwich Union as a consultant. He was promoted to Marketing Manager in 1988 and resigned in February 1992 from Norwich Life to start up Holtzhausen Financial Services. 

Ben is an Associate Financial Planner (AFP) registered with the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI). He is also registered with the Medical Schemes Council as an accredited health care consultant.

Marié Holtzhausen: (Financial Director - Representative) 

Previously a Computer Programmer in Cobol, Marié joined the Insurance industry in 1988 as a Secretary at Old Mutual. 

She worked as a Broker Consultant at Standard General and Norwich Life for a period of 3 years. She resigned in July 1995 to join Ben at Holtzhausen Financial Services.

Mia Pieters: (Admin Manager: Employee Benefits) 

Mia started with Holtzhausen Financial Services in 1997 as a Receptionist and has since become highly skilled in our administration department. 

She is responsible for our Employee Benefits management and administration.       

Rose Mahlangu:(Office Organisation & Housekeeping) 

Rose joined us in 1998 on a part time basis. Her dedication to a pleasant office environment led to her permanent appointment early in 1999. Rose is responsible for the house keeping of the offices and the well being of our staff.  

Nikita Wathen

Nikita matriculated in 2014.  She joined Holtzhausen Financial Services in May 2015 as a Learner Administrator Clerk. She always goes the extra mile and handle each task with the utmost of enthusiasm. She will be studying next year and it is an exciting challenge. She enjoys her work at HFS and is always ready to learn something new.

Riané van Rooyen

Riané van Rooyen matriculated in 2013. Being one of our newest team members at Holtzhausen Financial Services, Riané joined our team in May 2015 as a Learner Administrator Clerk. She is looking forward to further her skills, knowledge and studies within the financial field as her interests develop.

Celeste van Aswegen

Celeste van Aswegen; started her journey in the financial services industry with Sanlam in 1993, from there much needed experience with some independent financial advisers ensured for huge exposure in the various spheres of the industry. In 2003 she joined Discovery as a Business Consultant and excelled and enjoyed her stay till 2009. She had her own telecommunications business for nearly 5 years, this period also known as the, “hands-on-MBA”, of her business 101 training. She re-joined the financial services industry in June 2014 when she joined Momentum, MMI Group, as a Marketing Consultant. We have the pleasure of having her join HFS from March 2018. May her new chapter lead to a lot of financial coaching and financial wellness for her clients and herself.

Harm Pretorius


Harm matriculated in 2014. He has done various courses in forex and index trading and have 3 years experience in live forex trading. Harm joined the HFS team in September 2017 to get his degree in financial planning, to reach the top of the financial industry.

Aldene Hoole

Aldene matriculated in 2017 and is the youngest to join our team. Originally from a small town in the Northern Cape and previously interested in dramatic arts and psychology, she decided to widen her field of interests by stepping into the financial world. She joined the HFS team in May 2018 and looks forward to developing her financial skills and building up as much knowledge as she possibly can to be of great service.

Jaco Erasmus

Jaco matriculated in 2015. From his early high school days, Jaco was determined to establish himself within the financial sector. Jaco is a hardworking, loyal and friendly individual. He joined the HFS team in May 2018 and strives to provide his best support and to always provide the best service possible.