I focus on enhancing existing financials services stock coverage, seeking out high quality developed market financial services stocks suitable for our funds and discretionary portfolios.
I joined Investec securities in 2017 as an equity research analyst covering Sub-Saharan African banks. In 2021, I launched coverage on several listed South African life and non-life insurers. I moved to Investec Wealth and Investment in September 2022 to cover global developed market financial stocks. Prior to joining Investec, I was a senior manager in PwC’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation consulting practice in South Africa. I worked as part of a senior team, providing direction and support in the different phases of critical projects for financial services clients, including problem definition; impact assessment; diagnosis; solution generation; and remediation and redress.
I have joined Portfolio Analytics Team at IWI from the Investment Bank side of the Investec group where I worked as a Risk Quant in the Market Risk team for more than 12 years. In that role I worked extensively in Market Risk Management, Derivative Pricing, pricing and risk model validation, Counterparty Credit Risk modelling and Bank Regulatory Capital in multi-asset class trading book environment consisting of complex exotic and vanilla options in a classic sell side of the Investment bank. Prior to joining the Investment Bank, I worked in Technology consulting industry for 8 years and contributed to large technology implementation projects for clients in California , New York, Bangkok and multiple cities in India. I hold a Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) diploma from Wilmot Institute, MBA degree from University of Oxford and a Graduate degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.
I am an avid reader and enjoy cooking in my spare time.