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Sanlam Investments appoints Fernando Durrell as Head of Absolute Return

13 June 2023 Sanlam Investments
Fernando Durrell

Fernando Durrell

Sanlam Investments has promoted Fernando Durrell to Head of Absolute Return effective 1 June 2023, following Natasha Narsingh’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Investments’ Active Management business. He will be supported by Eben Maré and Kanyisa Ntontela.

Durrell joined the Absolute Return team as a Portfolio Manager in 2018 where he played an invaluable role in evolving the asset allocation and protection strategies of the team.

Narsingh says, “I am confident that under Fernando’s leadership and, with the support of an exceptionally strong team in Eben and Kanyisa, the Absolute Return capability will continue to go from strength to strength.”

Prior to joining Sanlam Investments, Durrell held several senior portfolio management positions in the industry where he gained a wealth of experience in research and implementation of strategic and tactical asset allocation in multi-asset portfolios. Durrell holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics and is a CFA charter holder.

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