LEADERSHIP TEAM

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    Khaya Gobodo

    Managing Director, Old Mutual Investment Group

    Khaya_Gobodo 

    Khaya Gobodo

    Managing Director, Old Mutual Investment Group

    Masters degree (with distinction): Investment Management (Cass Business School) BCom (Wits University)

    Khaya previously worked at Investec Asset Management, where he acquired a broad depth of investment experience, initially as a portfolio manager on the Investec Growth Fund and more recently as strategic head for the Quality Capability, which incorporates Absolute Return Investing in SA and the management of the Africa Public Equity investment team. He has also served as an executive member of the Investec Asset Management (Pty) Ltd Board. Khaya was also the founder partner and Chief Investment Officer of Afena Capital for eight years.

     
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    Hywel George

    Director of Investments,
    Old Mutual Investment Group

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    Hywel George

    Director of Investments,
    Old Mutual Investment Group 

    BSc Eng. (Hons); MBA; Graduate of Harvard Business School’s GMP programme

    Hywel joined Old Mutual Investment Group in August 2013 and is responsible for the delivery of performance across the listed asset management business. He is key in providing thought leadership to the business as well as nurturing and developing new investment products.

    Hywel has worked in institutional and private client asset management in Europe and the Middle East for over 25 years. He began his investment career at Mercury Asset Management during which the business grew from US$10bn to US$100bn AUM. He then managed the UK and European Equity business for Goldman Sachs, growing external client AUM from US$1bn to over US$12bn, and helping to establish Goldman Sachs Asset Management as a highly regarded asset management operation in Europe.

    He then moved to Morgan Stanley where he managed the asset management equity business in Europe, before moving to become CEO of the Public Equity business of Dubai International Capital, with clients throughout the Middle East. Latterly, Hywel was a founding partner of Integral Asset Management, a boutique wealth management firm.

     
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    Tracey Hansen Louw

    Head of HR,
    Wealth and Investments

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    Tracey Hansen Louw

    Head of HR,
    Wealth and Investments

    BSocSci (UCT)

    Tracey is tasked with developing and leading investment segment HR strategies and providing specific strategic and consultative deliveries related to people challenges that impact on the investments business. Additionally, she is responsible for identifying the medium and long term capabilities required to drive the business forward, across the functional areas of talent acquisition, learning and development, talent and succession planning, transformation, change management; organisational development, organisation design, culture and values development, leadership development and performance management.

    Tracey pro-actively manages the people-related aspects of risk, regulations, compliance and ethics, and ensure alignment to the overall operating model of the OM Group. 

    She joined Old Mutual Investment Group in July 2007, from the OMSA business. Tracey has over 20 years’ experience within the OM Group, and her previous posts included heading up HR function for the Healthcare business, Employee Benefits, Unit Trusts and Corporate Segment areas. She was also Head of Strategy and High Performance for the OM Business School, and held group roles in the areas of organisation, leadership and team development.

     
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    Careen Chidester

    Head of IT and Operations,
    Old Mutual Investment Group

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    Careen Chidester

    Head of IT and Operations,
    Old Mutual Investment Group

    B.Sc (Computer Science), B.Com (Hons) (Financial Management), Executive MBA

    Careen’s responsibilities include driving the Customer Centricity programme to ensure a smooth and consistent end to end customer experience where the customer has peace of mind about doing business with Old Mutual Investment Group and feels valued as a client. She also manages the information technology and operational teams. 

    Careen has 25 years’ experience in the asset management industry and has worked in various capacities and business units within Old Mutual Investment Group. She is a strong leader of people and has a passion for implementing change to make sure that Old Mutual Investment Group delivers to the client’s expectations.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group in 1990, she worked for the Old Mutual Life Company for four years

     
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    Zulfa Abdurahman

    Chief Risk Officer,
    Wealth and Investments

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    Zulfa Abdurahman

    Chief Risk Officer,
    Wealth and Investments

    BA, LLB, LLM and CPRAC.

    Zulfa joined Old Mutual Investment Group in 2008, is an Exco member and responsible for the governance functions (Legal, Risk and Compliance).

    Due to the diverse nature of the business, Zulfa has legal, risk and compliance experience in respect of a wide array of financial services providers and is well-versed in all the primary legislation affecting the financial services industry.

    She was previously the Head of Compliance for six years and managed a team of compliance professionals who were tasked to identify, assess, monitor and report on compliance risks facing the organisation and the various individual boutiques.

    Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, she was an attorney in private practice at Norton Rose.