Tammy Heydenrych

Tammy joined Galaev & Co, in May 2018 on a consultancy basis, focussing on managing the due diligence process for venture capital investment opportunities, and works directly with portfolio companies. She is an admitted attorney, chartered company secretary and project manager with 15 years’ experience providing legal, M&A and corporate governance advice to executives, boards and government departments.

A former international level Waterpolo player and 20-year veteran of the sport, Tammy is also an avid crossfitter and lives in London with her not-so-athletic French bulldog, Burpee.


Tammy previously served as the Group Company Secretary for the Southern African operations of a global financial services firm. She also managed and supported a variety of corporate transactions, integrations and change management projects.

In addition, Tammy has consulted various sporting associations and SMEs across consumer goods, oil and gas and manufacturing industries and is the co-founder of a UK based fashion technology startup.

Zurich Insurance Company SA - Senior Group Legal Advisor, Special Projects

Larson Falconer Incorporated – Attorney, Commercial and Litigation Practice


Cranfield School of Management - MBA

University of Natal, South Africa - Bachelor of Laws

KZN Law Society - Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

University of Johannesburg - Certificate in Corporate Governance

Project Management Institute, USA - Certified Associate in Project Management

Institute of Chartered Secretaries - ICSA Board Qualified

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