Raphael has two MSc degrees with distinction from Oxford University, in economic history and development economics. His recent dissertation developed an econometric model to assess the effects of immigration to South Africa on local wages and employment. He also holds a BA Honours in economic history from the University of Cape Town, and is a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship. Since joining Fideres, he has worked on some of the firm's most high profile finance cases, such as a pending class action alleging manipulation of the CBOE VIX index. He is also coordinating the company's business strategy and expansion in the South African market.
Dec 2017 – to date
Fideres Partners LLP, Associate
2016-17 University of Oxford, MSc in Economics for Development, Distinction
2015-16 University of Oxford, MSc in Economic and Social History, Distinction
2013 University of Cape Town, BA in Economic History, First class honours
2010-12 University of Cape Town, BA in History and French Literature, First Class honours