Jaco is an independent non executive director. He is an actuary with more than 20 years financial services, management and insurance expertise and former managing director of Alexander Forbes Life. Jaco has extensive experience in establishing new business lines and turn around strategies and co-founded the insuretech company Surion (Pty) Limited in 2018. Surion was recently listed in the top 50 artificial intelligence companies in Africa to watch by Boabab Insights.

Education: B Com (Maths), Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Other directorships: Jaco is a director of Surion (Pty) Limited and Surion Financial Services (Pty) Ltd

Board committees: Actuarial, Audit, Remuneration

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