Director | Strategist | Investment professional | CEO | Consultant | Author | BRICS | ESG | Trustee | Professor of Practice | CA(SA) CFA

About Glenn Silverman

Over 30 years on-the-job experience in Asset Management, Investments, Multimanager and related (SA and global)

Investment Strategist

2021

RisCura

Johannesburg

Investment Strategist. Director (RisCura Invest). Chair of Investment Risk Oversight Committee. Member of Exco, GIC and various sub-committees

Member of GARC committee

2020

CFA Society South Africa

Johannesburg

Member of the Governance, Audit and Risk Committee (GARC)

Consultant

2020

Anchor Stockbrokers

Johannesburg

Consultant and strategic advisor. Thought leadership. Mentoring

Independent on the GIC & sub-committees

2020

RisCura

Johannesburg

Consultant. Independent member on the Global Investment Committee (GIC)

Consultant

2019

RisCura

Johannesburg

Specialist consulting services to the RisCura group

Professor of Practice

2019

Johannesburg Business School (JBS)

Johannesburg

Professor of Practice of the JBS, the business school of the University of Johannesburg

Acting CIO

2018 & 2019

Novare Investments (NI)

Cape Town

Consulting services, followed by appointment as the acting CIO from May 2018

Consultant

2017

Stanlib

Johannesburg

Consulting to Stanlib on various key investment aspects

Consultant

2017

Bayakha Investment Partners

Johannesburg

Start-up BEE asset manager: Infrastructure and Renewable Energy

Founder

2017

GS Investment Services (Pty) Ltd

Johannesburg

Established a consulting firm providing services to the broader financial services sectors in SA, Africa and offshore

Consultant

2016

MCBIM

Mauritius

Consulting to MCBIM, the investment management arm of the MCB (the largest Mauritian banking group)

Consultant

2016

SIGMA Pensions

Nigeria

Consulting to ACTIS on their Pension Fund Administration business in Nigeria

Trustee

2015

JHGC

Johannesburg

Trustee of the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre (JHGC). Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee (ARC)

Consultant

2016

Sasfin Wealth

Johannesburg

Consulting to Sasfin Wealth on institutionalizing and globalizing its business

Multi Management

1999 - 2015

Investment Solutions

(now Alexander Forbes Investments); Johannesburg

Chief Investment Officer of Investment Solutions, the largest multi-manager in South Africa, at the time

Asset Management

1995 - 1999

Rand Merchant Bank Asset Management (RMBAM)

(now Momentum AM / Aluwani Capital); Johannesburg

Senior portfolio manager, head of the consumer team (equity research). Co-manager of the RMB Consumer unit trust

Memberships

1995

Member of CFA

Asset Management

1992 - 1995

Liberty Asset Management (LIBAM)

Now STANLIB - Johannesburg

Senior manager – investments. Equity research of SA listed consumer stocks



 

HalfWay There, co-authored in 2014, covers each of the five BRICS in detail. It introduces five unique lenses for understanding complex countries, contrasts the five countries, and proposes a ‘Big Five’, in terms of key lessons for South Africa, that apply to all emerging markets as well

Services

Investment professional

Over 30 years of experience in asset management and investment markets enables me to assist with most aspects of the investment business, including – strategy, investment philosophy and process, organizational structure, SWOT analyses, and more

Consultant

Provision of consulting services to the broader asset management, investment and financial services-related industries in SA and abroad

Multi-manager

I have many years of expertise in the assessment, selection and monitoring of asset managers (all asset classes), plus portfolio construction and overall evaluation. I possess a wide asset manager network, both locally and globally

Author and Presenter

I often present to large audiences on investment-related topics. These topics include: The BRICS, ESG & Sustainability, Financial Repression, Megatrends and other

BRICS expert

I have lived and worked in an emerging market (SA) for many years, and researched many EMs including all the BRICS, and some of the MINTS

ESG expert

I have been involved in the ESG / RI / Sustainability space for well over a decade. I am passionate about the topic, and have presented widely on it, both locally and globally. I interact on an ongoing basis with many leading asset managers and other experts on the subject

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