If someone came to you tomorrow with R100m to invest in just one company, which would it be? The saying of not putting all one’s eggs in one basket comes to mind, so I would probably not invest it all in a single company. I would probably opt for a broad emerging-market exchange traded fund that focuses on the more liquid and large counters. This way I would diversify my financial exposure to SA while benefiting from the secular emerging-market story. Which talent would you most like to have? Hyperpolyglotism (the ability to learn and use new languages quickly). What better way to connect with people than speaking to them in their mother tongue? What was your first job? I was a maths tutor while studying at university. If you could turn back time, what would you change in your life? I would take opportunities sooner, when it still felt uncomfortable, rather than waiting until I felt sure. What’s the best investment you’ve ever made? My subscription to Audible, which gives me access ...

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