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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CFA Society South Africa

To represent CFA Institute in South Africa and to lead the investment profession in Southern Africa by setting the highest standards of ethics,
education and professional standards. 
To drive industry initiatives that benefit the broader society and enhance investor protection.

We envision a CFA Society South Africa that is widely recognised and highly valued by the investment community and the broader society.
A Society that:
• is a well-regarded source of industry best-practice in the areas of ethics and professional excellence;
• all investment professionals aspire to be part of;
• all investors value for the positive influence of the financial well-being of all members of society.

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Jennifer Henry, CFA



Jennifer is the Head of Portfolio Management (Retail) and Executive at STANLIB Multi-Manager. She was a highly rated sell-side analyst covering Media, Electronics and IT Stocks first at Nedgroup Securities and then SBG Securities. In addition to being a CFA Charterholder Jennifer is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).​

Thato Mashigo, CFA, CAIA 


Thato is a portfolio manager at Sanlam Private Wealth​. He has worked in investment banking and investment management with different firms such as Credit Suisse, Cadiz Asset Management and Mvunonala Asset Management.
JD website pic small.jpgJD van Wyk, CFA, CIPM

Board Member



JD is a Senior Associate at Stonehage Fleming. He is a part of the investment research and strategy team, responsible for manager selection and oversight of the firms model portfolios. At just over three years, JD has been in the investment industry for a relatively short period of time - having worked in Corporate Finance and as a lecturer before. He became a CFA® charterholder in 2016.

Delphine Govender, CFA, CA(SA)

Board Member



Founder, owner-manager and Chief Investment Officer at Perpetua Investment Managers. Delphine spent 11 years at Allan Gray Limited before leaving to start Perpetua, which she believes is a model for the next generation of investment management firms in South Africa. Since inception 6 years ago, Perpetua has grown to a firm of 30 staff and managing assets of R13billion. Delphine is a qualified Chartered Accountant and CFA Charterholder.

Dr. Dayne Morkel, CFA 

Board Member



Dayne began his career as an Investment Banker at Morgan Stanley in New York and London. He is a CFA charterholder and earned his MBA and PhD in Finance from the University of Cape Town.

Dunny Semwayo, CFA, FASSA

Board Member




Dunny is the Chief Operations Officer of Wealth Africa Regions at the Standard Bank Group

Lwando Moni, CFA, FRM

Board Member



Lwando is currently a Deputy Director: Treasury & Investment Management at the Compensation Fund where he has the responsibility of managing investment portfolios of more than R 70 billion through the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).  He has over 12 years working experience in treasury, investments, economic research and auditing.  In addition to being a CFA Charterholder, he is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He holds BComm Economics & Finance from UCT, BComm (Hons) Financial Economics from Stellenbosch University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Accounting) from UCT.

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Caroline Cremen, CFA, CFP

Board Member




Caroline is a private client portfolio manager with Adviceworx.  She has worked in financial services since 1996, and spent most of her years working in the retail client stockbroking divisions of HSBC and Standard Bank.  Her area of specialization is in South African and global equity markets.

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Raazia Ganie, CFA

Board Member



Raazia is an experienced Investment consultant with a demonstrated history of working In the financial services industry. Strong Finance professional skilled in Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory, Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Investment.

​Austin Chijikwa, CFA 


Board Member



Austin is the Head Investment Banking at Zambia National Commercial Bank in Lusaka, Zambia. He has over a decade of experience in banking covering areas including investment banking, treasury, corporate finance, strategy and business performance. Austin is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelors in Economics and Management from Edith Cowan University. 

​Cheree Dyers, CFA, CA(SA) 


Board Member



Cheree Dyers, CA (SA) & CFA, was appointed as CEO of Prescient Investment Management in February 2018, where she drives the company's strategy. Cheree joined Prescient in 2005 as Head of Finance and Risk Management at Prescient Investment Management and served as a member of the Board. In 2007 she joined Prescient Securities where she contributed to the success of the firm as an Executive Director, Rated Research Analyst, Head of Equities and CEO for 2.5 years until joining Prescient Investment Management. She has a Bachelor of Business Science (Honours) (Marketing) degree, a B.Com degree and a post-graduate diploma in Accounting (all from UCT). She is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a CFA charter holder and a member of the South African Institute of Stockbrokers.

​Deslin Naidoo, CFA 


Board Member



Deslin has recently left the corporate industry to explore the possibilities of the convergence of investments and technology.  He has recently completed his certification in Applied Machine Learning through Columbia Engineering and has founded Nebula IQ, a business advisory, investment analytics and fintech startup. He is one of few individuals in the South African market to have held senior investment and executive roles in credit risk (financial services), buy-side (asset management), sell-side (stockbroking) and asset consulting roles. 

Linda Hawkins


Executive Officer 


Linda specialises in Communications with extensive experience in Brand and Project Management

Lucille Smit


Candidate Support Coordinator 

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Marketing & Communications Coordinator & Society Administrator

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CPD & Programme Events Coordinator