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Leaders of tomorrow are today's partners

- By Wits University

South Africa is a young country and 66% of its population is under the age of 35. This therefore requires the youth to be actively involved as active citizens in the all aspects of society especially the economy said Steven Braudo at Wits University.

Braudo, a member of the Liberty Holdings Executive Committee, delivered the keynote address at the morning graduation of the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management where he spoke to graduates about change, building success and what it means to be human.

Click here to his address

A former Witsie, Braudo joined Liberty Holdings, the wealth management company, in July 2008, responsible for Liberty’s retail business in South Africa, which has more than 2.1 million individual policyholders, and provides advice on a broad range of risk, investment and retirement products and services

Braudo manages a staff base of 2 117 employees as well as a sales and distribution network of 2 300 financial advisers.  

Prior to joining the Liberty Group, Braudo worked for a multi-manager company, Investment Solutions, where he served as managing director with the overall responsibility for the South African and United Kingdom businesses.

Having qualified as an actuary in 1997, Braudo became a CFA Charter Holder in 2000 and completed an Advanced Management Programme at Harvard in 2007. Before joining Investment Solutions, he worked as an actuary at Commercial Union Life.

He is a member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom, as well as the Young Presidents' Association and the CFA Institute in the USA.