Glacier Financial Solutions (Pty) Ltd REG NO 1999/025360/07
Anton was appointed chief executive in January 2005. He is a chartered accountant with higher diplomas in Accounting (University of Witwatersrand) and Tax Law (University of Cape Town). Anton has extensive experience in the investment world. He started his career at Ironside Greenwood before joining Southern Life in 1983. In 1996, Anton was appointed director: business services at Southern Asset Management.
Two years later, he took up the role of their chief operating officer. He was appointed head of retail at Gensec Asset Management in January 2000. Later that year he was appointed deputy managing director and chief operating officer at Sanlam Investment Management. In 2002, Anton was appointed MD of Sanlam Private Investments while continuing to fulfil his role as COO of Sanlam Investment Management. He held these positions until appointed as chief executive at Glacier.
Michelle was appointed in May 2005 as Head of Client Services. She holds a BA (English and Psychology) and H Dip Journ, both from Rhodes University. Her responsibilities include the Communication Centre, Operations and Investment Administration.
Before joining Glacier she worked for the online bank 20twenty for four years, where she was responsible for the contact centre and all aspects relating to customer experience. She gained her extensive experience in the life insurance industry while working at Norwich Life (which became part of the Fedsure Group) for eight years.
Ignatius was appointed as Head of Finance in August 2011. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds Higher Diplomas in Taxation and International Taxation. After completing his articles at PWC, he joined the Sanlam group in 2007 as an Investment Principal and thereafter worked in Corporate Finance where he gained experience in valuations and transaction structuring.
In this role he was also exposed to Glacier's business strategy. His key responsibility at Glacier is to lead the finance team and to work closely with the different departments as well as various business units within the Sanlam Group, in developing and implementing the business strategy.