Philani obtained his B.Com (Business Finance & Management) and honours degree in Investment Management & Corporate Finance from Wits University. Philani further obtained an M.Com in Development Finance from Stellenbosch Business School and has recently passed Level 1 of the CFA Exam.
Philani has gained in-depth experience across various asset classes and has become a specialist in derivatives structures. Philani is particularly strong with structuring investments, corporate governance and strategic planning.
Philani has established strong networks with numerous stakeholders and market participants in Sub-Saharan Africa and previously worked for the Public Investment Corporation of South Africa.