Roux Andre

Andre Roux

CIO Sanlam Emerging Markets

Biography

André Roux was appointed as Chief Investment Officer of Sanlam Emerging Markets in 2012 and is also the Chief Investment Officer of Sanlam Investment Management Namibia. Previously Roux headed up the fixed interest team in South Africa for nine years during which he was a member of Sanlam Investments’ asset allocation, credit and asset and liability committees. He joined SIM in October 1998 after the portfolio management function of Santam was outsourced to SIM.

Prior to joining SIM, Roux held a variety of roles at BoE and Gensec Asset Management in the fixed interest and equity markets.  He began his career in the financial industry as a dealer in Transnet’s treasury division in 1988. 

Roux holds a B.Com Hons (Economics) from the University of Stellenbosch and an EDP from Manchester Business School.

In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities, scuba diving and restoring furniture.

 

TERTIARY EDUCATION

University of Stellenbosch

B.Comm Hons

1985

 

B.Comm

1983

Manchester Business School

Executive Development Programme

2003

 

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

2012 – Present

Sanlam Investment Management, South Africa

Asset Management

CIO : Emerging Markets

2001 – 2011

SIM, South Africa

Asset Management

Head of Fixed Interest

1998 – 2000

SIM, South Africa

Asset Management

Portfolio Manager

1995 – 1998

Santam

General Insurer

Portfolio Manager –

Fixed Interest and Equities

1993 – 1995

Board of Executives

Asset Management

Portfolio Manager –

Fixed Interest

1988 – 1992

Transnet

Transport Utility

Fixed Interest Dealer