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  • Trevor-Abromowitz

    Trevor Abromowitz, CFA

    Boutique Head: Liability Driven Investments (LDI)

    Trevor-Abromowitz

    Trevor Abromowitz, CFA

    Boutique Head: Liability Driven Investments (LDI)

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    CFA Charterholder, MSc Actuarial Science, BSc: Advanced Mathematics (Hons), BEconSc, Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries, Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa

    Trevor is head of the LDI Boutique at Old Mutual Investment Group. He is involved in all aspects of the business, including portfolio construction, portfolio strategy, operational management, business development and client servicing.

    Trevor gained experience in advising retirement funds on LDI solutions in his role as Investment Cluster Head at Alexander Forbes.

    In his five years at Alexander Forbes, Trevor managed the Alexander Forbes Asset Consulting and Special Project divisions. Prior to joining LDI, Trevor was head of Institutional Business at Sygnia Asset Management. CLOSE
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    Michelle Erasmus

    Senior Portfolio Manager

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    Michelle Erasmus

    Senior Portfolio Manager

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    BSc Hons (Financial Mathematics)

    Michelle joined the LDI Boutique in September 2008.

    Michelle has managed LDI portfolios since she joined the LDI team in 2008. Michelle currently leads the Portfolio Management team in the LDI Boutique. She has experience in fixed income assets, interest rate derivatives, inflation-linked assets, credit assets as well as structured interest rate and credit products. She is involved in the implementation of new portfolios, structures interest rate and inflation hedge portfolios, and incorporates yield enhancements for the portfolios. Prior to joining OMIG, Michelle was an interest rate derivatives trader at Sanlam Capital Markets for five years. She has over 18 years’ experience in the interest rate market.

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  • Meeta-Gosai

    Meeta Gosai, FIA, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

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    Meeta Gosai, FIA, CFA

    Portfolio Manager

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    BSc Actuarial Science, FIA, CFA Charterholder

    Meeta joined the boutique in July 2011 and is responsible for ensuring that the portfolios are sufficiently hedged against interest rates and inflation. She also manages liquidity across the portfolios and is involved in the management of overlay strategies.

    Prior to joining LDI, Meeta worked as an investment structuring analyst for the Customised Solutions boutique. She began her career at Cadiz Holdings.

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  • Mark-Fairbrother

    Mark Fairbrother

    Head: Actuarial, Risk and Quants

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    Mark Fairbrother

    Head: Actuarial, Risk and Quants

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    BBusSci (Actuarial Science), MSc(Financial Mathematics), FASSA

    Mark joined the team in 2014 as a Quantitative Investment Actuary in order to deepen the Boutique’s quantitative and actuarial skills. He is responsible for overseeing the LDI Actuarial, Quants and Risk team which looks after liability management, quantitative and actuarial analysis, quantitative research, asset-liability risk modeling and LBP optimization and management.

    Mark is experienced in the actuarial valuation of pension and other employee benefit liabilities. Prior to joining LDI, Mark worked at Old Mutual Life Assurance Company developing models to value Old Mutual’s obligations towards guarantees on bespoke investment products. Mark started his career as an actuarial consultant at ARCH Actuarial Consulting where he worked for 3 years.

     

     

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    Reeza Dollie

    Junior Portfolio Manager

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    Reeza Dollie

    Junior Portfolio Manager

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    BBusSc MCom

    Reeza joined the Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) Liability Driven Investment (LDI) team in February 2017. 

    As a member of the LDI team, he is responsible for managing the cash and liquidity in the portfolios, as well as various overlay strategies. 

    Reeza’s background enables him to bring his market risk skills and knowledge of the current operational processes to the fore.

    Prior to joining LDI, Reeza was a Market Risk Analyst at OMSFIN for seven and a half years. Before this, he was an Administrator at Old Mutual Alternative Investments for one and a half years.

    Reeza has nine and a half years of experience in the financial services industry.
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  • Tlhoni-Komako

    Tlhoni Komako

    Junior Portfolio Manager

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    Tlhoni Komako

    Junior Portfolio Manager

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    BCom (Statistics), BSc-Hons (Statistics) (cum laude)

    Tlhoni joined the LDI boutique in November 2015. After 3 years in the Quant team, Tlhoni transitioned to the Portfolio Management team in 2018 as a Junior Portfolio Manager. He is responsible for assisting with the management and performance of client portfolios, focusing on credit opportunities which contributes to return enhancement for client portfolios. 

    Prior to joining LDI, Tlhoni was in financial education, assisting individuals and small businesses achieve their financial goals. His background enables him to bring a mix of quantitative and entrepreneurial skills to the fore.

     

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    Tarriq Pillay

    Quantitative Analyst

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    Tarriq Pillay

    Quantitative Analyst

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    B.BusSci[Finance and CA] (Hons)

    Tarriq is involved in the quantitative space within the LDI Team. He is responsible for the development of systems and tools used within the team, as well as providing general quantitative support to the team.

    Before joining Old Mutual, Tarriq was the Development Specialist servicing the Valuations Team at Maitland Fund Services. His development work included automation within the unlisted fixed income space, as well as controls across a wide universe of asset classes.

     

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    Kiran Desraj

    Junior Quantitative Analyst

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    Kiran Desraj

    Junior Quantitative Analyst

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    BBusSci (Actuarial Science)

    Kiran graduated from UCT in 2018 with a BBusSci (Actuarial Science) and joined the LDI Actuarial, Quants and Risk team as a junior quantitative analyst in early 2019.

    His primary responsibilities are with respect to liability process management and quantitative research. He is currently studying towards CFA and FASSA designations.

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