Sygnia: Michael Buckham

Michael Buckham was the CFO of Sygnia from 1 February 2017 to 31 December 2018.

Michael Buckham was appointed CFO and Executive Director of Sygnia in February 2017. He resigned on 31 December 2018. He also serves as Joint Chief Operating Officer of Prescient Investment Management (Pty) Ltd. He served a Financial Director of Prescient Holdings (Pty) Ltd and joined Prescient Holdings during October 2007 to head up Prescient Life from an administration, accounting, compliance and operational point of view. Mike served as Financial Director of Prescient Limited until January 2017 and also served as its Chief Executive Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Business Science in Finance and Accounting from the University of Cape Town in 1994. He furthered his studies with a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting at UCT in 1995, before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. He obtained his Chartered Financial Analyst in 2002.

Work
2017 – 2018         Chief Financial Officer, Sygnia Ltd
2012 – 2017         Executive Director, Prescient Holdings (Pty) Ltd
2007 – 2012         Financial Director, Prescient Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Education
2002                       CFA (SA)
1996                       CA (SA)
1995                       Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting, UCT
1994                       B.BSc, Finance and Accounting, UCT

About Sygnia Group Ltd: Sygnia is an innovative FinTech company based in South Africa and listed on the main board of the JSE. The company provides asset management, stockbroking and administration services, as well as a wide range of savings products, to institutional and retail clients. All that we do is supported by leading-edge technology platforms.

Sygnia Group reported a revenue of R276.248 million.