Before joining Investment Solutions, Lesiba was a risk specialist at the SA Reserve Bank, responsible for the strategic asset allocation of the foreign-exchange reserve portfolio, valued at approximately 50 billion dollars. He also served as a global macroeconomist at Investec Bank and worked at Nedbank Treasury as a currency trader and resident economist for the global spot-trading desk. As part of the exco at Investment Solutions Lesiba provides context on the market and economic conditions, especially relating to South Africa and emerging markets.
Leon started his career at Alexander Forbes when Alexander Forbes Asset Consultants was formed in 1995, later becoming head of this division. He joined Investment Solutions in 2000 as Executive Director for client-facing functions, both retail and institutional. He left in 2008 to join Sygnia Asset Management as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, before moving to the Momentum Group as Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Asset Managers. Advantage morphed into Momentum Outcome-based Solutions, which remains today as the core investment philosophy of Momentum. He was also CEO of Momentum Alternative Investments, Momentum Investment Consulting and their respective unit trust businesses, while serving on the board of MMI’s UK-based subsidiary Momentum Global Investment Management.
With extensive asset management and industry experience, Mark has in-depth knowledge investment issues.
Mark heads one of the largest teams of investment professionals. His expertise ranges from asset manager research and monitoring
to portfolio construction and management of local and global portfolios.
A regular commentator on investment issues, Mark is a key contributor on business and industry issues.
With a strong focus on retirement fund issues, Muitheri has considerable background knowledge of asset management industry issues. She is well-positioned to guide the investment strategies of complex retirement funds run by large businesses, and publishes regular industry research.
A member of the executive committee, Muitheri is a key contributor on business and industry issues.
Ntobeko has extensive experience in financial and risk services for clients within Africa, as well as on broader regional issues. He is well-placed to drive more progressive strategic and business capabilities for sustainable profit growth and risk mitigation.