Susanne Bransgrove

director

Susanne Bransgrove’s passion for Family Businesses is built on her experience as a 3rd generation member of a succesful German business, allowing her to truly understand the range of issues that exist in a family business, especially when trying to meet the needs of multiple generations.

Over the many years working with Families in Business, Susanne has been able to assist in solving issues through manageable discussion frameworks, functional governance structures and facilitating conversations to enable meaningful interactions supporting the important human element and emotional side of long-term business and family decisions.

Susanne’s vision is to bring balance to Families in Business, to support the Next Generation to be the best leaders they can be and to improve communication and trust between individual members of the Family.

Michael Simonyi

director

Michael brings 15 years of recruiting for family businesses, and a true passion for the sector, to LiquidGold.

Following a career in commercial banking which included building deep relationships with family business clients, Michael spent four years in sales management in a business owned by three families, during which time he gained first-hand experience of the dysfunction caused by poor governance.

Michael’s purpose is to help families create sustainable businesses through recruiting and retaining high-calibre talent in key roles.

Simone Roets

Simone holds a Bachelor of Laws with over 4 years’ post admission experience in private practice and in-house legal roles in both South Africa and Australia.

Her experience includes providing…

Simone holds a Bachelor of Laws with over 4 years’ post admission experience in private practice and in-house legal roles in both South Africa and Australia.

Her experience includes provide expert and professional legal advice in the areas of Corporate law, Insurance law, Family law, Property law, Succession law, Insolvency law, International law and Personal Injuries law. Having worked in multiple countries across various industries has broadened her perspective and enables her to easily connect with people from all spheres of life.

Simone is passionate about people and helping families protect the legacy of their business by successfully transitioning from one generation to the next. She leverages her commercial background in the delivery of work, while focussing on strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

More recently, Simone has completed a course in Organisational Behaviour at Griffith University. This has helped her to develop a deeper understanding of human behaviour in organisations and the affect thereof in recruiting talent that fits a companies’ specific success profile.

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Stephanie Longden

Stephanie has been providing administrative support across various industries for over 20 years and has been adding her experience and efficiency to the LiquidGold team since early 2018…

Stephanie has been providing administrative support across various industries for over 20 years and has been adding her experience and efficiency to the LiquidGold team since early 2018.

Stephanie is instrumental in making sure everything in the office runs smoothly on a daily basis and is the go-to person for many issues. Stephanie’s role is integral as it touches on every aspect of the business. Enthusiastic and personable, Stephanie’s passion is to contribute and support her team by delivering exceptional service.

Outside of work, Steph enjoys spending time with her husband and her three children.

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Jack

Jack is widely accepted as the LiquidGold Mascot and Team Captain.

He is responsible for team morale and well-being and can generally be found lying around and supervising in his sleep somewhere in the office.

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