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Phil Atkinson

Global Head of Membership Sales and Relationship Management and Head of International Client Sales

LCH

Annabel Bishop

Chief Economist

INVESTEC

Annabel Bishop is Investec Bank Limited's Chief Economist in South Africa. She joined Investec in 2001 and has worked in the macroeconomic and econometric field for 20 years. Annabel is the holder of the Sake/Beeld Economist of the Year title for 2010 and has won numerous monthly Reuters Econometer awards for correctly forecasting a range of economic variables. She has authored a wide range of in-house and external articles, published both abroad and in South Africa.

Before joining Investec, Annabel was the Economic Analyst at Econometrix, providing key macroeconomic research and specific project work to a variety of clients across the economy, as well running the firm's econometric model. She holds a cum laude master's degree in economics and econometrics from the University of Pietermaritzburg in South Africa.

 

Siboniso Mdluli

Chief Financial Officer

FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF SWAZILAND

Sean Ashton

CIO

ANCHOR CAPITAL

Adam Husted

EMEA Head of Sales

CLOUDMARGIN

Adam is EMEA Head of Sales for CloudMargin, the first web-based collateral and margin management solution and winner of multiple awards for its innovation and best-in-class technology. A veteran of the clearing industry, Adam joined CloudMargin in November 2016, heading the firm's sales and business development initiatives in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

Adam previously worked at several tier one financial institutions and a FTSE 100 Pension Scheme, including Tesco Pension Investment, CME Group, Insight Investment, Barclays Investment Bank and Lehman Brothers. In recent years, he has focused on regulatory change in the areas of clearing, collateral, reporting and risk mitigation, specifically covering EMIR, Dodd Frank, South Africa and MiFID II regulations.

Daniel Polakow

Executive Director

PRESCIENT

Rowan Williams-Short

Head of Fixed Interest

VUNANI FUND MANAGER

Albertus Bekker

Executive Head, Group Market Risk Monitoring

NEDBANK

Sue Brooks

Managing Director ,COO, Wealth, Investment Management and Insurance

BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP

Horatio Huxham

Former Chief Science and Security Officer (CSSO)

VISA

Fernando Durrell

Head of Absolute Return

VUNANI

Pieter van der Merwe

Principal – Portfolio Management

ABSA ALTERNATIVE ASSET MANAGEMENT

Shresti Bijou

Group Head of Operational Risk

FIRSTRAND GROUP

Michael Gran

Managing Director

TOBAM

Darroch Faught

Chief Actuary and CRO

SWISS RE SOUTH AFRICA

Celia van Niekerk

Head of Portfolio Risk Management

FIRSTRAND BANK

Folakemi Fatogbe

Director, Risk Management

CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA

Terence Craig

Director; Chief Investment Officer

ELEMENT INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Terence Saayman

Head of Risk, Post Trade and Information Services

Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

Terence is currently the Head of Risk in the Post Trade and Information Services Division at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is responsible for the risk management of all the markets that the JSE operates.

Over the span of his career, Terence has held a number of risk management positions within financial services including the banking, insurance, consulting and financial market infrastructure sectors.

He has vast knowledge and insights on a range of asset classes having held responsibilities for risk management of equity, interest rate, precious and base metal, agricultural and foreign exchange products. In his various roles he has focused on market, liquidity, credit and counterparty-credit risks and economic and regulatory capital calculation and allocation.

Terence holds an B.Comm.Hons (Institutional Investments) qualification from the University of Stellenbosch which he obtained in 2000.

 

Andrew Canter

CIO

FUTURE GROWTH ASSET MANAGERS

Andrew is an Executive Director of Futuregrowth Asset Management and the Chief Investment Officer. He provides a strategic perspective to the investment team, oversees the investment processes, sets manager mandates, monitors compliance, and reviews fund exposures and performance.

Andrew has been with Futuregrowth since 1998. He has lead Futuregrowth to be a leading Fixed Interest Manager, Responsible investor, and Developmental investor (with a range of developmental portfolios) in South Africa. Andrew came to South Africa in 1990 from the U.S.A., and during his career in South Africa he has assisted in co-founding RMB Asset Management, was a fixed interest dealer, portfolio manager, head of fixed interest, and later CIO. He has been a Director of several infrastructure and development companies with mandates ranging from toll roads, to low income housing finance and municipal finance. Andrew has been a CFA Charterholder since 1989 and was a founding Director of CFA South Africa in 1990. He is a founding member of ASISA's Standing Committee on Capital and Money Markets. Andrew undertakes public speaking and lecturing engagements, frequently on the subjects of fixed interest management, ethics in financial services, and developmental investing. He lists scripophily and travel amongst his hobbies, and he is a regular cyclist.