Meet The Team

Michael Yuille

Managing Director

Based in Toulouse (France), Michael works closely with clients in the U.K., Europe, the USA, and throughout Africa regarding their financial planning, including investments, insurance, U.K. pensions, and retirement planning.

As a U.K. qualified Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Adviser, and Pension Transfer Specialist, Michael provides bespoke financial planning and advice to individuals looking for help to grow, protect, and consolidate their finances. Michael also helps clients understand a range of topics, including UK pensions, Investments, ISAs, Life Insurance, Wills / Powers of Attorney, and Inheritance Tax (IHT) planning.

Michael also represents Hoxton Capital Management in the USA as an appointed Investment Adviser Representative.

In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family, improving his French, and working towards completing his private pilot’s licence.

Renée began her career in the Financial Services world by following her now husband, Michael, to Ghana as a Business Development Manager.

Renée has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has completed both her RE1 and RE5 regulatory exams in South Africa.

Furthermore, she has her level 3 Global Financial Compliance Certificate through the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments and is continuing her part-time studies towards achieving her Level 6 Diploma in Investment Compliance.

Renée is an avid Pilates practitioner, animal lover, traveler, and proud Mum to two beautiful children.

She has embraced the new country and culture she finds herself in and is working on fully immersing herself in the French way of life whilst providing on-going administration and compliance support.

Renee Yuille


Solly Ferreira


Solly joined Northern Cross in 2023 having relocated to Cape Town from Upington.

Having earned a B.Com in Management from the University of the Free State, Solly embarked on his journey as a Financial Adviser in 2018. In 2020, he founded his own financial services company and furthered his studies by completing his Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.

Recognising the vast scope of the financial planning profession, Solly took on a role as a Broker Consultant with Sanlam, guiding brokers on the best products and solutions for their clientele.

In 2022, Solly passed the FPI board exam to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). He looks forward to completing the Level 4 Investment Advice Diploma with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments in the UK by 2024.

Outside of his professional endeavours, Solly enjoys golf, engaging in Pilates classes, and spending time walking his dog.

With his rich blend of technical knowledge and industry expertise, we are confident that Solly will be an invaluable addition to our company and the clients we serve.

Qualifications: B.Com Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, RE5, RE1, Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).

Nicki joined the Northern Cross Wealth Management team in mid-2023, having spent 15 years of her career in hospitality.

She is excited to join the financial services industry and knows that she can make a meaningful impact on our clients, offering only the best service and attention.

She aspires to complete her South African Regulatory Exams (RE1 & 5) and CISI qualification in Compliance.

Nicki is a doting mom, loves the outdoors and cooking up a storm.

Nicki van Vuuren

Executive Assistant