Anton Swanepoel

Anton is the head of the Legal Department of Sanlam Employee Benefits. He completed his BCom (Law) and LLB degrees at the University of Stellenbosch and practiced as an attorney before joining the Legal Department of Sanlam Employee Benefits in 1990.

Anton has been serving on the IRFA Legal & Technical Committee for many years, until recently as chairperson thereof. As a Committee member, he is actively involved in all legal developments and technical issues relating to the retirement fund industry.

He is the main contributor to chapter 9 (Pension Funds Act) of the Manual on Retirement Funds and other Employee Benefits (LexisNexis) and co-editor of the Pensions Legislation Services publication of LexisNexis. He has served as a trustee or alternate trustee on the boards of a number of retirement funds.