BScHons, Actuarial Science, WITS, FIA, CFA, EMP Harvard Business School
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew is an actuary by profession, and has extensive experience in the South African financial services industry. His career began in 1995 at Old Mutual, initially as an actuarial assistant and subsequently as a product development actuary. He was the business unit's representative in Old Mutual's demutualisation process. At the end of 1998 he left Old Mutual for an opportunity at Swiss Re Southern Africa in the product team focusing on non-traditional and financial reinsurance. In 2001, together with a number of other Swiss Re actuaries, Andrew co-founded and jointly ran Quindiem Consulting, a specialist actuarial consulting firm. In 2004 Andrew was appointed as MD of the business. In 2008 Andrew left Quindiem to join the Individual Life business in Liberty Group, where he took responsibility for product management and technical marketing, and after a while product development. He then moved to a customer-focused marketing area responsible for segment strategies, customer value propositions and marketing and promotions. Andrew joined NMG Benefits as CEO in 2012.
BA Law, LLB, LLM, MAP
Business Development Director
Jacky has extensive management experience in both the quasi-public and private sectors. His management experience includes work as chief legal advisor and company secretary of State owned and private businesses. This includes Soekor E&P, Foskor and Denel. He also spent time at Ernst & Young, and was on the executive committees of all these enterprises.
Jacky was Principal Executive Officer of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme for over 5 years and was responsible for strategy, operations and governance of the medical scheme. He is an ex board member of the Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa, and served on various of its subcommittees. He was appointed a commercial member of the Tax Court in 2007.
BSc (Hons), FFA, FIAA, MBA
Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Geoff is one of the founders of the NMG Group, having previously worked as a Marketing Actuary for Swiss Re in South Africa and Switzerland. During his time at Swiss Re he was heavily involved in the Health Care, Life and Disability insurance industries in a number of markets, including the Netherlands, South Africa, Scandinavia, and throughout Asia. Geoff has spent many years advising multinational financial businesses, particularly in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions. Now based in Perth, Western Australia, Geoff divides his time between NMG Holdings’ interests in businesses around the world, including South Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe and Canada.
Geoff is an Executive Director of NMG Holdings Limited.
BSc (Hons), FFA
Mark is a founding member of the NMG Group. He has extensive experience in Asian and international insurance markets, and his areas of expertise include strategic advice and assistance, alliance management, as well as the strategic aspects of distribution consulting. His technical strengths include Life Insurance and Accident & Health Insurance, at both the product and distribution levels. Mark worked at Swiss Reinsurance Company from January 1989 until April 1992 in actuarial and business development roles, based in South Africa.Mark is also a Non-Executive Director of NMG Holdings Limited.
B.Sc. Hons, F.I.A.
After graduating from the University of Cape Town, Lenz spent the next 34 years working for the Swiss Reinsurance Company. In 1965 he joined their Life Department in Zurich, Switzerland, and qualified as an Actuary in 1969. He was appointed investment manager of the South African subsidiary in 1970 and spent the next 29 years with them in Johannesburg. After running the short-term department for some years he was appointed Chief Executive in 1983 a position he held until he retired in the middle of 1999. Lenz has served on many committees within the insurance/reinsurance industry and on both the short-term and life advisory committees to the Government at various times.
Ian is a founder member of the Group and has over 30 years’ experience in the employee benefits industry.
Ian is also a Non-Executive Director of NMG Holdings Limited.