Key Contributors

Leon Greyling

Managing Director, Alexander Forbes Investments

Leon started his career at Alexander Forbes 22 years ago as Head of Alexander Forbes Asset Consultants and then joined Investment Solutions as Executive Director. He subsequently worked at Sygnia Asset Management as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, before moving to MMI where he held various roles such as heading up the investment efforts in the Corporate and Public Sector markets, Managing Executive of the Corporate and Public Sector Channels of MMI, and CEO of Momentum Outcome-based Solutions and Momentum Alternative Investments, both investment businesses with MMI. During his time at MMI he served on the board of MMI’s UK-based subsidiary Momentum Global Investment Management. Leon has rejoined the Alexander Forbes Group to pursue his passion for what he believes is one of South Africa’s most important challenges –ensuring that South Africans can retire financially secure and leave a legacy.

Gyongy King

Chief Investment Officer, Alexander Forbes Investments

Gyongyi King first joined Alexander Forbes Investments (previously Investment Solutions) as Deputy Chief Investment Officer, leading the investment research team. She now steps in to the role as Chief Investment Officer. Gyongyi was previously Chief Investment Officer of Caveo, one of the largest and most successful fund-of-hedge fund businesses in South Africa, largely due to the investment leadership provided by her. She has over 18 years’ investment experience, with a focus on multi-management in the alternative investment arena. Gyongyi spent seven years at Henderson Global Investors, a UK asset manager, as a hedge fund manager research analyst. She then joined Switzerland-based EFG Private Bank, working for five years as a member of the investment team with responsibility for the alternative manager selection team and the alternative investment multi-manager portfolios. In 2009, she moved from the UK to South Africa and was appointed CIO of Caveo in April that year. 

Lesiba Mothata

Executive Chief Economist

Lesiba joined Alexander Forbes Investments (previously Investment Solutions) in 2013 as Head of Market and Economic Research after a two-year spell at the SA Reserve Bank as a risk specialist responsible for the strategic asset allocation of the foreign-exchange reserve portfolio (about $50 billion). He serves on the exco of Alexander Forbes Investments to contextualise the greater economic and market conditions we operate within.

Muitheri Wahome

Chief Client Officer

With a strong focus on retirement fund issues, Muitheri has considerable background knowledge of asset management industry issues. She is well-positioned to guide the investment strategies of complex retirement funds run by large businesses, and publishes regular industry research. A member of the executive committee, Muitheri is a key contributor on business and industry issues.

Mark Lindhiem

Head of Strategy, Alexander Forbes Investments 

As Head of Strategy for Alexander Forbes Investments, Mark is responsible for leading a number of growth initiatives for the business. He first joined Alexander Forbes Investments in 2006 and held previous roles as Head of Platform Services and Chief Investment Officer. He led the investment team for two years before deciding to pursue his other interests in business. He has experience as an employee benefits consultant, and first entered the institutional investment industry in 1998, when he joined Alexander Forbes Asset Consultants. Previous roles at Alexander Forbes Investments include South Africa Chief Investment Officer and Head of Asset Manager Research. 

Rob Price

Senior Analyst: Market and Economic Research

Rob Price joined Alexander Forbes Investments (previously Investment Solutions) in January 2016 to work in the Market and Economic Research team within the Investment Team. Rob is focused on producing macroeconomic input for the investment team in order to generate returns for clients but also on the distribution of economic commentary to clients. Rob has a passion for economics, debating, investments and enjoys different perspectives. Price loves new experiences; social, travel, culinary or physical activity.

Alexander Forbes Investments

Alexander Forbes Investments

Alexander Forbes Investments was established in 1997. We are a forward-thinking and trusted global investment provider, with roots in Africa. In pursuit of certainty we set out to understand our retail and institutional clients’ circumstances and risk tolerance to set clear goals. Our adaptive investment approach, called Living*Investing allows us to maximise opportunity and minimise risk at every stage of the investment cycle.

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