Three leadership pressures that will only intensify for asset managers in 2023

Phryne Williams in CityWire

In her last column for Citywire for 2022, Phryne Williams looks at the challenges facing company leaders. View this Article on LinkedIn Performance under pressure is a hallmark of the C-suite, but 2022 has been a relentlessly tough-all-round year. By many accounts, there seem to be some cracks appearing in the usually implacable facade of […]

Are SA Asset Managers any good at hiring for diversity, equity and inclusion?

Phryne Williams in CityWire

In her latest column for Citywire, Phryne Williams asks what the industry could be doing better to develop truly inclusive cultures. View this Article on LinkedIn Across the western world, asset management companies, which are traditionally white-male dominated, are under sustained pressure to achieve measurable diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) results. This is not just […]

Four essentials for asset managers looking to attract and retain top young talent

Phryne Williams in CityWire

In her latest column for Citywire, Phyrne Williams looks at what asset managers need to known to attract and retain younger talent. View article on City Wire Taken together, millennials (born 1981-1996) and generation Z (born 1997-2012), are now dominant in the global workforce. And they are shaping workplace culture, systems and leadership. If you’re […]

Studying managers in transition

Learning about the transitions of managers and the struggles that come with it

I was delighted to graduate with honours from Middlesex University in 2015 and receive a Master’s in Work Based Learning Studies (Professional Practice). It is my hope that my thesis, ‘Developing a Coaching programme to facilitate transition into a managerial role: A Black African Perspective’ will make a contribution to the improvement of the success rates of newly appointed managers.