Investec Specialised Securities head
Investec Specialised Securities is a corporate broker. We operate behind a ‘chinese wall’ and specialise in secondary market activity for our listed client base. I conduct share buybacks, perform share acquisitions and disposals, gather and distribute market intelligence, engage with executives (in both their personal and professional capacities) and handle all on-market for the Investec share plan services business.
I started at Investec as an Institutional Sales Trader. In 2011 I relocated to Cape Town to join Investec Asset Management as head of dealing for Frontier and Emerging Markets. In 2016 I returned to stockbroking as Head of Specialised Securities.
I completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at UCT. I am a SAFEX approved derivatives dealer, SAIFM registered and a FCA authorised person in the UK.
My interests and hobbies
When I’m not at work I like to be far away. For me that’s in the bush. I love sub-Saharan Africa. I used to think fishing on the Zambezi was my favourite thing. Now it’s fishing on the Zambezi with my son.
What drives me
I can’t get away from dealing rooms. I love the energy, the vibe, the camaraderie and the noise. I’m also a news junkie and there is no better place to digest the news than at the coal face of the markets.