Gerhardt Meyer, CFP, 2018 FPSB Board Chairperson-electSouth Africa
Gerhardt Meyer, CFP, is the Head of Governance for the Wealth division of Old Mutual South Africa. He is responsible for a national team of legal advisors, based across South Africa, providing legal support across both the “back office” and “client-facing” parts of the business. He has been a member of various South African and international industry bodies and committees and is a past Chairperson of the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) of Southern Africa.
He also previously held the positions of National President of the Pension Lawyers Association of South Africa, Vice-Chairperson of the FPI and Chairperson of the FPI’s Tax Committee. Mr. Meyer also chaired FPSB’s Regulations Advisory Panel to the Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB) and has been elected to join the Board of Directors of FPSB with effect 1 April 2016. Mr. Meyer has a BCom degree and a LLB degree from Stellenbosch University, is a Certified Financial Planner professional and an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. His term on the FPSB Board of Directors ends 31 March 2020.