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About Us 2018-09-02T21:59:15+00:00

Our vision

Our vision is to be respected for creating value. DLR has been creating value for more than a decade. The oldest office, that is currently within the Group, was already established 1914 in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Dölberg Group was founded in 1999, LumenRock in 2010 with the combined DLR established in 2017.

We at DLR, understand that our role and responsibility, centres around the wealth of our clients. Our reason for existence is therefore, to be a complete solution for the wealth requirements, of our clients.

Our Philosophy

The DLR Group is an international family and business advisory firm, offering; advisory, accounting, wealth and fiduciary services. We provide services from Botswana, Cyprus, Mauritius, Namibia and South Africa. Our business story started in 1914, with an office in Oudtshoorn.

“He who knows that he has enough is rich.”
– African Proverb


Pieter Esterhuizen
Pieter EsterhuizenDirector and Group CEO
Pieter is a founder of the Group and the Group CEO. He is a chartered accountant, an auditor with IRBA, a full member of STEP, Family Firm Institute, SAIT, KI with the FSB, former president of SAICA Southern Cape and member of SAICA’s Regional Council. His expertise is mainly in the, tax and advisory and accounting fields. Pieter has been a CA since 1990, been involved in several auditing firms and financial services businesses. He is a co-founder of DLR.
Cobus Coetzee
Cobus CoetzeeDirector
As a founder of the DLR Group, he is the director responsible for Marketing & Sales. Cobus has 23 years’ experience in the Insurance and Financial planning industry and is overseeing the Wealth Division. He is a registered Key Individual with the FSB and has started his career at Sanlam. His expertise is mainly in specialist niche products.

Heinrich Odendaal
Heinrich OdendaalDirector
Heinrich is one of the founders of the DLR Group and the Chairman. He has a wide range of corporate governance experience. Heinrich is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and continue advising affluent families on an ongoing basis. He has written some books on financial services and has been in business for the past 30 years. He has wide business experience and chair a variety of boards and committees. Heinrich was responsible to successfully grow the Dölberg Group, in 3 continents.
Kamil Patel
Kamil PatelDirector
Kamil Patel, is also a founder of the Group. He joined Dölberg in January 2011. He holds a MBA (Cum Laude) from the University of Edinburgh. Prior to joining, Kamil ran his own business in Mauritius. Kamil is Mauritian, was born in Ethiopia, raised in Switzerland and the US and has strong links with the UK. He is Chairman of the Mauritius Tennis Federation.