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EUGENE VISAGIE
CFA®FRM 

HEAD OF STRATEGY

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OUR PURPOSE

Enhancing real stakeholder wealth for an uncertain tomorrow.

MORE ABOUT EUGENE

Eugene’s career started as a Lecturer in the Department of Statistics at the University of Stellenbosch, where he is still involved on a part time basis. During this period, he completed his Master of Commerce degree with a focus on Financial Risk Management and alternative investments with a dissertation on investment opportunities in the listed African space.

He then joined Novare initially as Risk Manager and finally for filled the role of Head of Investments for Novare’s South African focused investment products. His responsibilities included the oversight of the investments team, product development, manager research as well as actively participating on the investment committees of both traditional and hedge fund product offerings. During his time at Novare he was also actively involved with ASISA serving as both the hedge fund standing committee Chairperson and ASISA CIS standing committee member.

Eugene has extensive experience in manager research and financial markets and has written several articles covering a wide range of financial topics as well as participate as a speaker at several investment conferences. He is a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

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