Absa Asset Management

Investment Team

Our investment team is made up of highly qualified investment professionals with a total of over
60 years industry experience.

ABAM has a culture of deep personal integrity, mutual respect, openness and teamwork which encourages active mentorship and rigorous debate.  ABAM grows independent and innovative thought, whilst ensuring that the team remains grounded and accountable. Each team member is encouraged to live their worth, to walk the talk and to hold with quiet confidence a well-tested conviction.



Executive Team

Errol Shear

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Qualifications :
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Chief Investment Officer
B.Bus.Sc (Finance)(Hons), CA (SA), CFA

7 years with ABAM,
28 years industry experience

Equities

Stephen Arthur
Head of Equities

BSc Eng(Mining), CFA
7 years with ABAM
24 years industry experience
Previously with LIBAM, FTNIB, ABSA Capital

Greg Kettles
Portfolio manager

B.Com (Hons), CA (SA), CFA
6 years with ABAM
20 years industry experience
Previously with STANLIB

Michael van Andel
Investment manager

B.Com (Acc) (Hons),
CA (SA)

6 years with ABAM

Dale Hutcheson
Industrial analyst  
      

CA (SA), B.Com Dip (Acc), H.Dip (Tax)

5 years with ABAM. 10 years industry experience. Previously with Credit Suisse Standard Securities

Godfrey Mwanza
Fund Manager: Africa

B Sc (Economics) (Hons), CFA



Fixed Interest

Juan Bekker
Fixed Interest manager

SAIFM
5 years with ABAM
22 Years industry experience
Previously with STANLIB, Absa

Rehana Rungasamy
Fixed Interest dealer

B.Com

5 years with ABAM
14 years industry experience
Previously with STANLIB

James Turp
Bond Fund Manager

B.Com (Economics), SAIFM , FAIS Representative
22 Years industry experience

1 year with ABAM

Absolute Return Funds

Michael van Andel
Investment manager

B.Com (Acc) (Hons),
CA (SA)

6 years with ABAM

Errol Shear
Chief Investment Officer

B.Bus.Sc (Finance)(Hons), CA (SA), CFA

7 years with ABAM
28 years industry experience
Previously with STANLIB

Property

Fayyaz Mottiar
Investment Analyst

B.Econ.Sc, CFA

3 years with ABAM
11 years industry experience

Dealings

Quantitative

Masixole Mbulawa
Dealer

B.Com (Accounts), SAIFM

11 years with ABAM
15 years industry experience

Previously with BOE

Amelia Swart
Quantitative analyst

BSc (Computer Science)
MSc (Quantitative Health Science)

4 years with ABAM

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