8:45 - 9:30
Learn how to trade the stock market using the JSE Investment Challenge Platforms
Ralph Speirs - JSE: Senior CSI Officer
Ralph joined the JSE education team in 2009 and moved to the CSI team in 2015. Aligning with his passion of educating youth on financial literacy, he now focuses on promoting the JSE Schools and University Investment Challenge. Ralph has a B. Compt Degree in Accounting through UNISA and is a member of the South African Institute of Financial Markets. He is passionate about sharing his experiences and knowledge in the financial markets; and making a difference in the lives of the youth of South Africa.
|9:45 - 10:45||Careers in the stock exchange ecosystem ||Martin Koch - JSE: Senior Trading Product Specialist, Trading Services|
After graduating with a Bcom Honors degree in Finance from Wits, he started at the JSE as a graduate in 2010 in the Equity Market Trading Services Team. He was involved in Project Jaya, that brought the JSE Equity Market trading engine back to South Africa from London in July 2012. He worked on the implementation of the colocation centre in 2014. Shortly after this, he started on project ITaC, which aims at improving the derivative systems of the JSE in line with the Equity Market.
Erica Bruce - South African Institute of Stockbrokers: President
Erica is one of the founding members of Navigare where she is the managing director and stockbroker in control. She has played the role of the president of the South African Institute of Stockbrokers (SAIS) since 2005 and has over 30 years of experience in the South African financial markets including roles at the JSE, HSBC and Cadiz Group. Erica continues to sit on various industry advisory committees and forums.
Mark Weetman - Unum Captial: CEO
With over 20 years of trading experience, much of it in the derivatives trenches, Mark rates himself as a self-taught trader. He entered the world of trading and investments after spending four years working for SAB (which possibly explains his love of craft beer) and is a representative of the industry on both the JSE Financial Derivatives and the Retail Advisory Committees.
Anthea Gardner - Cartesian Captial: CEO and Managing Director
Anthea spent the majority of her working life in investment banking for internationals such as HSBC, Rand Merchant Bank and Morgan Stanley, before her time as a Senior Investment Officer for the African Development Bank. She holds an MBA from Wits Business School, with a first class thesis in Option Pricing Theory. She can regularly be seen or heard commenting on CNBC Africa, Classic fm, Cliff Central and is a judge for this year's Forbes Africa, All Africa Business Leaders Awards. She is a keen sportsperson, counting the Ironman in Sweden, as one of her greatest accomplishments. Anthea has been a trustee on the ASHA Early Childhood Development charity board since 2015.
Tshepo Maseko - Peregrine Equities: Director and Head of Trading Technology
With over 15 years experience in the financial services industry, Tshepo started his career at Sage Life in 1999, before joining Peregrine in September 2005. Tshepo is currently the Head of Trading Technology and Executive Director for Peregrine Securities Group and is responsible for all electronic trading infrastructure at Peregrine and Legae Securities. Tshepo has qualifications that include Advanced Project Management, NDip in IT and has also completed a Programme for Management Development at GIBS.
|11:00 - 11:45|
|Trading 101 |
How to start, tools, experts and courses available
|Petri Redelinghuys - Herenya Capital Advisors: Founder|
Petri is a trader and founder of an elite brokerage firm in Cape Town with past experience in niche asset management firms and brokerages, and a semi regular contributor to Finweek, justonelap.com and various other forms of financial media. He holds a strong belief that continuous learning and a mixture between creative and logical thinking is the key to successful investing.
|12:00 - 12:45|
|ETFs 101||Adèle Hattingh - JSE: Primary Markets Business Development and Exchange Traded Products (ETP) Manager|
Adele joined the JSE in 2007 and is currently responsible for increasing primary market activity through bringing new issuers and specialist product issuances to the exchange. She also manages strategic relationships with key stakeholders in the ETP Market with the goal of achieving sustainable growth. Her previous experience includes Equities and Equity Derivatives and leading Equity Market Product development. Adele holds a Master's degree in Business/Finance at the University of the Witwatersrand and BCom Hons degree in Investment Management from the University of Johannesburg.
|13:00 - 13:45|
|Types of ETF's for your investment appetite||Nerina Visser - etfSA: ETF Strategist & Advisor|
As an independent ETF Strategist and Advisor, Nerina offers consulting services to the investment industry, with a specialist focus on exchange traded products, benchmark indices and quantitative rules-based structured solutions. She serves as Vice President on the board of the CFA Institute South Africa Society and is a consultant to the World Bank/IFC. She is member of the JSE Issuer Regulation Advisory Committee and the JSE Product Advisory Committee. She also serves on the SWIFT African Advisory Group, on the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Collective Insight publication and is a retirement fund trustee.
|14:00 - 14:45|
|Forex 101 |
Understanding the forex market and how it can work for you
|Elaine Mabiletsa - JSE: Senior Currency Derivatives Specialist |
Elaine began her career as a Business Consultant at Gijima, where she later became a qualified Business Analyst. In 2011, she joined Absa Capital as a product controller for the Foreign Exchange Market. She then joined the front office as a Foreign Exchange trader and ultimately moved onto the FX sales desk. In 2015, she became a member of the JSE team, managing Currency Derivatives in Capital Markets. She currently also serves as a committee member of the ACI.
|15:00 - 15:45|
What Fintech promises to the Investors?
'beyond robo-advisors and chatbots'
|Langa Manqele - JSE: Manager: Equities & Equity Derivatives|
Langa recently completed an Oxford Fintech Programme with University of Oxford, Said Business School. Langa is currently a Manager in JSE Equity and Equity Derivatives, his experience includes being a Manager - Functional Innovation at Nedbank CIB.
|Public sessions close at 16:00 |
|Closed session opens at 17:30 |
|17:30 - 18:30||Networking session at the JSE stand |
|18:30 - 20:00|
|Recipe for successful leadership|
Dr Reuel Khoza – Institute of Directors in South Africa: President
Distinguished thought leader, businessman, President of the Institute of Directors in South Africa (IoDSA), Africanist, public speaker and change agent at the forefront of transformation in the South African political economy, Dr Reuel Khoza has been hailed as a role model in respect of the duties and responsibilities that a citizen can and should take on in the public and national interest. Reuel is currently Chairman of Dzana Investments (Pty) Ltd, AKA Capital (Pty) Ltd and Globeleq.
Other speakers to be confirmed
|Close at 20:00 |