Profile Of Speakers

Andrew Canter

Chief Investment Officer, Futuregrowth Asset Management

Andrew is an Executive Director of Futuregrowth Asset Management and the Chief Investment Officer (CIO).  He provides a strategic perspective to the business and oversees the investment processes. 

 Futuregrowth manages ±R192.3 billion (±US$11.3 billion) as at 31 December 2022 across +50 GIPS composites covering a complete range of debt related funds and developmental investment funds.

 Andrew came to South Africa in 1990 from the U.S.A.  During his career in South Africa, he assisted in co-founding RMB Asset Management before joining Futuregrowth in 1998.  He was a fixed interest dealer, portfolio manager, head of fixed interest, and later CIO.  Andrew has been part of the team that made Futuregrowth a leading Fixed Interest Manager, Responsible investor and Developmental investor (with a range of developmental portfolios) in South Africa.

In addition, Andrew has sought to play a role in development of South Africa’s financial industry, capital market and national infrastructure. Some Directorships/Involvement:

  • Director of several infrastructure and development companies ranging from toll roads to low-income housing finance and municipal finance.
  •  A CFA Charterholder since 1989 and was a founding Director of CFA South Africa in 2001, where he served until 2014. 
  • A founding member of ASISA’s Standing Committee on Capital and Money Markets. 
  •   Undertakes public speaking and lecturing engagements, frequently on the subjects of fixed interest management, ethics in financial services, developmental investing, and Governance. 

Andrew lists scripophily and travel amongst his hobbies, and he is a regular cyclist.