Sinenhlanhla Sithomo

Sinenhlanhla Sithomo

Head of Insurance Business: Investec Life

I am a cross-functional team leader within Investec, looking after the life insurance business at Investec Life. I am responsible for product development, pricing, and insurance innovation.

Over the years, I have gained widespread actuarial experience working on South Africa’s leading brands in life insurance, healthcare financing, savings, and investments, focusing on product design, product management, and technical marketing.

I am a qualified actuary, holding a Bachelor of Business Science (BBusSc) in Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Science in Finance, Leadership and Management from the University of York.


In my previous role as the head of technical marketing at Discovery, I was responsible for product design, developing distribution strategies, product positioning, and the roll-out of all new or enhanced health and rewards benefits.

I also worked at Old Mutual as an actuarial consultant and later, a product and value proposition manager.  


I hold an Honours Degree in Business Science (Actuarial Science) from the University of Cape Town. I am also a fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (FASSA).