CFA Society South Africa

A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies

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Nerina Visser, CFA





Nerina is an independent ETF Strategist and Advisor, offering consulting services to the investment industry, financial advisors and private individuals with a specialist focus on exchange traded products, benchmark indices and quantitative rules-based structured solutions. She is a director of the etfSA Portfolio Management Company and has been an investment professional for 20 years.

Nigel Suliaman, CFA, CA(SA)





Nigel is a portfolio manager at Sanlam Investment Management. His primary responsibility is that of an oversight role over the investment businesses within the Sanlam Emerging Markets business. He has worked in the asset management industry since 1993, and has spent most of his years as an equity analyst and portfolio manager. He also has experience in asset allocation.

He is a qualified CA(SA) and CFA charterholder.

JD website pic small.jpgJD van Wyk, CFA


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.

Melville pic2.jpgMe​lvi​lle du Plessis, CFA, CAIA, FRM  
Board Member

Melville is a portfolio manager at Sanlam Investment Management where he is responsible for fixed interest portfolios. He also has experie​nce working in the hedge fund industry and multi-asset environment. Melville holds a BCommHons and is a CFA charter holder, a CAIA charter holder and a certified FRM. 

Dayne Morkel, CFA 

Board Member




Dayne began his career as an Investment Banker at Morgan Stanley in New York and then in London. He is a CFA Charterholder and earned his MBA from the University of Cape Town, where he is now completing his PhD as a doctoral researcher in finance. Dayne currently focuses on philanthropy and impact investment.

​​Jennifer Henry, CFA

Board Member




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).​

Rosanne Howarth, CFA

Board Member




Rosanne has served on the board for 2 years. Rosanne is a Client Fund Manager at STANLIB Asset Management. Her role includes institutional business development and client support. Rosanne holds a BSC Hons in Mathematics, a BCom Hons in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management, a Certificate in Actuarial  Techniques as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. Rosanne is married and has two children. Her hobbies include running and playing squash.​

Dunny Semwayo, CFA, FASSA

Board Member




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

Thato Mashigo, CFA, CAIA​

Board Member




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.

Caroline Cremen 2 - small website2.jpgCaroline 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.

Raazia Ganie 1 - small website.jpgRaazia 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.

Lungile Luvuno, CFA , CA(SA)


Board Member




Lungile has 8 years of financial services experience, the past 5 years have been spent in the investment industry. Lungile has gained experience at Old Mutual Investment Group, Transcend Capital and Vunani Securities. She’s a qualified CA(SA) and CFA charterholder. Lungile is currently employed at EPPF as a listed property analyst.

Linda Hawkins


Executive Officer 



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

Lucille Smit


Candidate Support Coordinator 


 Experienced Society & Candidate Support Co ordinator

thando - small.jpgThando Mlambo


Experienced Society Administration

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Programme & CPD Events Coordinator 

Experienced Events Co ordinator