Mr Ndabe Mkhize is Chief Investment Officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund with assets of R140 billion ($10 billion) and more than 80000 members.
Ndabe has been involved in the financial services industry for more than 20 years, starting in the actuarial field and then moving to the asset management industry.
He began his career at Old Mutual in 1998 as an Actuarial Assistant then moved to Prudential in 2003 to take on the position of Equity Analyst. In 2005, he joined Coronation Fund Managers rising to a role of joint Portfolio Manager of the Coronation Property Equity Fund. Between 2008 and 2010, Ndabe was involved in the direct real estate industry and made an attempt to list the first SA Healthcare Property Fund in 2010. He then joined Stanlib Listed Property team in late 2010 and remained with this team until April 2014.
Ndabe was appointed Deputy Chief Investment Management Officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) in May 2014 with responsibility for internally managed assets in Equities, Fixed Income and Listed Property.
In April 2015, Ndabe stepped into the role of Acting Chief Investment Officer with overall investment oversight over the entire assets of the Fund and was appointed as a Chief Investment Officer in December 2016.
He holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) professional designations and a BSc. (Actuarial Science) degree from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Ndabe has also completed the Investment Management Workshop at the Harvard Business School as well as the EDHEC – Risk Institute’s Advances in Asset Allocation.