Locking down our finances, as we navigate uncertainty during the pandemic

30 Apr 2020 - 13:30

On the 24th April 2020 The Transformation and Equity Committee of the Department of Human Biology was able to host Anthea Gardner, founder and managing partner of Cartesian ( ) via a Department Zoom Meeting.

Anthea Gardner chatted to us on the topic of, “Locking down our finances, as we navigate uncertainty during the pandemic

More about Anthea:

Anthea started her finance career at HBSC as an Equity Sales Trader while completing her MBA at Wits Business School. Her research thesis focused on ‘Option pricing models and their relevance in the South African Market’. In 2004 she joined Rand Merchant Bank on the derivatives sales trading desk where she was instrumental in offering Single Stock Futures to clients and starting the institutional CFD product. Her move to Morgan Stanley, London, in 2007, was to cover the European and US Equity Derivatives client base focusing on emerging markets in Eastern Europe and Africa. More recently, she is a regular market commentator on Cliff Central, CNBC Africa, Classic fm, Kaya fm and SAfm. She is also a judge for the Forbes All Africa Business Leader Awards. Currently, she is on the board of the Springfield Convent School in Cape Town, has released her book, ‘Make your Money Work For You’ (an instant best-seller) which guides the general population on the world of finance and stock markets, saving and investing. Some extra information, She is an avid sportsperson in her spare time, completing the inaugural Kalmar, Sweden Ironman in 2012 as one of the best things she’s ever done. She is also a qualified wine taster, keen snowboarder, skier and kite-surfer.
We are very excited to welcome Anthea to the Department of Human Biology as part of our Transformation series. We know that this will be beneficial for all who attend. For those who cannot attend, we will ensure that this meeting is recorded and made available for distribution, after the meeting has concluded.