Nazmeera is the Chief Sustainability Officer at Ninety One. In this role, she oversees our firm-wide initiatives, including our commercial imperatives, investment integration, and our inhabit and advocacy work. Prior to this she was Head of SA Investments, where she worked across our public and private strategies in Africa. Before that she was co-Head of SA & Africa Fixed Income. Nazmeera has covered the macro-economy in South Africa and other emerging markets since 2000. She is passionate about making financial markets work to support development. Her remit has included the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, which provides debt financing for infrastructure projects across Africa.
She joined the firm in 2013 from Macquarie First South where she was Head of Macro Strategy. She began her career as an economist at Merrill Lynch in South Africa and London.
Nazmeera graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Business Science degree and is a CFA® Charterholder.