Actuarial Society of South Africa The ASSA 2018 Investments Seminar

The ASSA 2018 Investments Seminar

This year we will be focussing on trending topics such as technology in investments, crypto currency and what is new in the South African political landscape. As key note speaker we have Michael Jordaan who will be covering how technology has changed the way we do investments.
Once-off English South Africa Business · Investing
9 Episodes

Welcome & Introduction

Today's seminar is themed "What's Trending" and is hosted by Dr Michael Mol and Andrew Davison. Seminar sponsored by Coronation, Prudential & Absa. Andrew Davison is Head of Advice at Old Mutual Corporate Consultants. He is a member of ASSA’s Investments Committee. He has over 20 years of experience in…
30 Aug 2018 9 min

Future of investments

Given by: Michael Jordaan - Venture Capitalist and former CEO of First National Bank Michael Jordaan stepped down as CEO of First National Bank (FNB), one of SA’s largest banks with a customer base of nearly nine million in 2013, to pursue his passion for entrepreneurship. With more than 20…
30 Aug 2018 47 min

Blockchain technology enabling emerging market investment

Given by: Kim Raath (Founder of Topl) After graduating high school in South Africa, Kim went backpacking through 18 developing countries and while working for various NGO’s by rebuilding and strengthening communities around the world she was frequently made aware of the lack of adequate resources and need for access…
30 Aug 2018 35 min

Economic outlook

Given by: Isaah Mhlanga - Executive Chief Economist at Alexander Forbes Investments I am a macroeconomist focusing on analyzing the South African economy across all sectors. My technical experience include econometric modelling and forecasting, macroeconomic analysis and currencies.
30 Aug 2018 40 min

Panel Discussion - New technologies

Chaired by: Andrew Davison Panel: Meagen Burnett, Jason Liddle & Neville Chester Meagen Burnett - Chief Operating Officer at Prudential since August 2011. She began her career with KPMG in January 1997 and moved with their Information Risk Management department to London in 2000. In 2001, she moved to Goldman…
30 Aug 2018 55 min

Alternative measures of diversification

Given by: Professor Evan Gilbert Professor Evan Gilbert is an Associate Professor in Finance at the University of Stellenbosch’ School of Business (USB). Previously he taught financial economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Stellenbosch and corporate finance at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of…
30 Aug 2018 35 min

Future world of work and the disruptive forces shaping it

Given by Graeme Codringtion Is an expert on the future of work. He is a keynote presenter, author, futurist, facilitator and strategy consultant working worldwide across multiple industries and sectors. His distinctive style blends cutting-edge research, thought leading insights with humour, a conversational approach and multimedia-driven presentations and workshops. He…
30 Aug 2018 52 min

A look at the current political landscape

Given by: Aubrey Matshiqi He is a Financial Mail rated political analyst and a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Policy studies (CPS) in Johannesburg until March 2011, and was a research fellow at the Helen Suzman Foundation until December 2017. In 2010, he was invited to take up…
30 Aug 2018 53 min


Given by: Dr Michael Mol & Andrew Davidson Dr. Michael Mol Michael Mol didn’t go for career counseling, which could explain why he’s a medical doctor, an executive TV producer & presenter, an international speaker, social entrepreneur and founder of Hello Doctor. His twitter profile sheds more light @DrMichaelMol: “A…
30 Aug 2018 2 min