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RisCura Sponsors and Speaks at the Batseta Winter Conference 2019

Conference | Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre | 14 View Point Rd, Boksburg,1456,South Africa

10 June 2019 - 11 June 2019

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About the event

Batseta’s annual two day educational and networking conference event for the retirement industry.  This year, the conference looks at the value chain for pension fund members, exploring the strategic partnerships within the retirement funds industry, from decisions made by the boards of trustees utilising the consultant’s advice to the investment vehicles implemented to drive returns.  How does it all come together to deliver the “Pension Fund Promise”?

 

RisCura's Involvment:
RisCura is a sponsor of Batseta and will be presenting and exhibiting at the conference.

 

What RisCura will be Presenting:
Partnering for Growth²  =  What Must Trustees do in an Environment of Exponential Change?
The world is growing and changing exponentially, which in turn, is affecting how we invest, how we save, and how we do our jobs.  In an environment of such exponential growth, what is shaping tomorrow’s retirement industry?  As modern-day advisors and trustees who need to stay “ahead of the curve” in a rapidly evolving investment landscape, what must we prioritise now to ensure we deliver on our commitments to members.

 

 

About the speakers

Kabir Rattan

Kabir Rattan

BCom Finance and Risk Management; BCom Bus Management (Hon), Financial Management | Client Services Manager, RisCura

Kabir serves as a liaison between the broader RisCura team and our clients by managing their requests and deliverables. Together with the CSM team, he also supports RisCura’s consultants with portfolio analysis, data interrogation, and the compilation of presentations and detailed investment documents. In this role, Kabir has an overview of clients’ specific investment portfolios, structures and requirements and is therefore able to assist in ensuring that solutions are tailored to their needs. Kabir joined RisCura in June 2016. He started his career as an investment analyst in 2010 before joining the Security Employees National Provident Fund (SENPF) as its Principal Officer. This experience has given him key insight into retirement Funds in the South Africa, both from an investment and regulatory view.

Mandilakhe Ngqoza

Mandilakhe Ngqoza

BCom (Risk Management; BCom Honours; Business Management/Finance) | Associate Consultant, RisCura

Mandi has worked with some of the largest institutional clients, in southern Africa and has come to know the challenges trustees face in ensuring their members’ liabilities are met. As an associate consultant, Mandi works closely with RisCura’s senior consultants in delivering the fund advisory and administration services that RisCura has become known for. Prior to joining RisCura, he honed his client service management skills at State Street and Allan Gray.

Petri Greeff

Petri Greeff

PhD (Solid State Physics) | Head of Investment Advisory and Administration, RisCura

Petri heads up the investment advisory and administration division. He is also a specialist in the ALM field and the co-creator behind RisCura’s proprietary ALM model. His passion for the financial services sector, specifically retirement, propels him to find innovative ways such as the ALM model to help the everyday man secure their financial well-being. He does this by drawing from a treasure chest of knowledge and experience built up over 17 years in the investment industry that helps him to identify and turn common challenges faced by institutional fund clients into tailor-made solutions. As a result, he has also been involved in the development of a number of investment strategies for insurance companies, medical schemes and retirement funds, ensuring that clients’ needs and investment objectives are met satisfactorily. Prior to joining RisCura in 2002, he lectured at the University of the Free State.