Risto Ketola nominated for 2022 CFO Awards
Momentum Metropolitan group FD Risto Ketola has been nominated for the CFO Awards for the second time.
At the annual “Oscars for South African finance professionals”, which is now entering its eighth year, CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions are recognised and rewarded for their outstanding performance and leadership.
Risto joined Momentum Metropolitan Holdings in August 2016 to head up investor relations and business performance management. In this position, Risto was responsible for the investor relations function as well as the design, approval, monitoring, and reporting of balanced scorecards at various levels for the group.
He has extensive experience as a financial services analyst and researcher with Standard Bank, Ketola Research and Deutsche Bank.
In 2017 Risto was appointed as the company’s CFO, where he was responsible for investor relations, business performance, group reporting, finance group-wide services, mergers and acquisitions and balance sheet management.
He is also a CFA charterholder, and is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA). He graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BSc in economics and statistics.