Bachelor of Economics – Stellenbosch University
Mr Leon Campher is the CEO of the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA). He was instrumental in the formation of ASISA and was appointed CEO on 1 October 2008. Prior to that, Mr Campher played an important role in the formation of the Investment Management Association South Africa (IMASA) where he served as CEO until 2008.
Mr Campher has experience in investments and portfolio management, having previously worked at Old Mutual in various positions. In 1985 he left Old Mutual to form Syfrets Managed Assets where he was Portfolio Manager and CEO.
In 1993 Leon Campher left Syfrets and was one of the founding members of Coronation where he was CEO of Coronation Fund Managers and Executive Director of Coronation Holdings. During his time with Coronation he was one of the founders of African Harvest and served as a Director of African Harvest.