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Background

Employment History

  • Principal Executive Officer
    Government Employees Pension Fund
  • Head of Investment and Actuarial Services
    Government Employees Pension Fund
  • Chief Investment Officer
    Government Employees Pension Fund
  • Principal Executive Officer
    GEPF
  • Chief Principal Officer
    GEPF
  • Head: Investments and Actuarial
    GEPF
  • Head: Quantitave Investing
    STANLIB Limited

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • BSc , Advance Mathematics
    University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg
  • BSc , Actuarial Science
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Web References
Members Details
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John Oliphant
Position Principal Executive Officer, Government Employees Pension Fund
Biography
John Oliphant is currently Principal Executive Officer of the Government Employees Pension Fund - the largest Pension Fund in Africa where he is the main driver behind the investment strategies of the fund. Currently the fund invest in different asset classes, from Conventional Bonds to sophisticated Private Equity investments, it is John's responsibility to ensure that the fund achieves maximum returns with minimum risk in each and every investment it makes. He has been the key driver behind GEPF's responsible investment policies and the setting up of the UN PRI South African Network which he currently chairs. He is also the chairman of CRISA (Code for Responsible Investing South Africa) a Committee administered by the Institute of Directors, that is set to establish a code on responsible investing for Institutional Investors in South Africa. John is also member of the following committees and councils: Investment Committee of the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund ("PAIDF"), Advisory Council of the Southern Africa Pension Fund Investment Forum ("SAPFIF"), Investment Committee member of the South African Bureau of Standards („SABS"), advisory council of Noah Chair in Responsible Investment at the University of South Africa and Johannesburg Stock Exchange SRI Index Advisory Committee. John was previously the Head of Quant Investing at STANLIB, were he managed long only funds as well as hedge funds. He holds a BSc (Actuarial Science) and a BSc (Hons) in Advance Mathematics of finance both from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. (updated Sept 2013)
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Broad-based BEE carried a weight of 30%, indicating the importance assigned to transformation, said John Oliphant, GEPF's head of investment and actuarial services.
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John Oliphant, Chief Investment officer, Government Employees Pension Fund South Africa (by video), Pretoria
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African Business Leader of the Year was awarded to James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Bank; Jay Ireland, President and CEO, GE Africa, was recognised as International Business Leader of the Year, and Up and Coming Future Leader of the Year was awarded to John Oliphant, Chief Principal Officer, Government Employee's Pension Fund of South Africa.
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John Oliphant, Chief Principal Officer, GEPF
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John Oliphant, Head of Investments and Actuarial, Government Employees Pension Fund of South Africa
John is currently the Head of Investments and Actuarial of the Government Employees Pension Fund - the largest Pension Fund in Africa, and is the main driver behind the investment strategies of the fund. John has been the key driver behind GEPF's responsible investment policies and the setting up of the PRI South African Network. John is also member of the following committees and councils: Investment Committee of the GEPF, Investment Committee of the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund ("PAIDF"), Advisory Council of the Southern Africa Pension Fund Investment Forum ("SAPFIF") and Johannesburg Stock Exchange SRI Index Advisory Committee.
John holds a BSc (Actuarial Science) and a BSc(Hons) Advance Mathematics of finance both from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He was previously the Head of Quant Investing at STANLIB, were he managed long only funds as well as hedge funds.
John is a member of the Nomination committee.
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