Trade Finance Credit Specialist (South Africa)
Tobie qualified from Stellenbosch University with a bachelors in commerce and bachelors in law degree. He is an admitted attorney and notary that also holds a master’s degree in corporate law from the University of Pretoria. Having left practice shortly after being admitted as an attorney, he has spent time advising on labour and insolvency matters to a large trade union before joining Investec in 2010.
He spent seven years as a Credit Manager within Investec Private Bank, before joining Investec Import Solutions as a senior Credit Analyst. From there he was appointed as the Head of Legal for the newly established Investec For Business in March 2018, where he was responsible for the corporate restructure and formation of the newly established division of Investec, as well as still remaining active in the credit space. He holds both the FRM and CAIA designation.