Jeanette Marais

Jeanette Marais

Jeanette was employed at Allan Gray from 2009 to 2017 and was jointly responsible for the retail business, specifically heading up distribution and client service. She was also a director of Allan Gray Investment Services and Allan Gray Unit Trust Management. She holds a BSc and a Master of Business Administration from IMD (with Honours) and has spent her career in the financial services industry assuming various senior positions.

Articles by Jeanette Marais

How to tame temptations

By Jeanette Marais on 22 Nov 2017

A survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania a few years ago asked respondents to rank their strengths in 24 different skills. Self-control ended up ...

Investment Summit to give an inside view from fund management houses

By Jeanette Marais on 21 Jul 2017

Allan Gray is bringing a group of international and local investment houses together to debate investment insights in a new one-day event, aimed at helping...

How to cope with ongoing uncertainty

By Jeanette Marais on 24 May 2017

Over the past year there have been plenty of painful reminders that we have no control over what happens in the world. And there doesn’t seem to be any clari...

Are we snookering ourselves with confirmation bias?

By Jeanette Marais on 26 May 2015

We have written regularly about investor behaviour, noting how emotions can be our worst enemy. Driven by fear and greed, many investors buy high and sell lo...

The Allan Gray Investment Platform: high quality service with simple, transparent fund choice

By Jeanette Marais on 30 Jun 2012

Objectives for investing change throughout our lives, from buying a car or house, to longer-term goals, such as saving for our children's education and our...

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