Advocate Johan Botha has been in the financial services industry since 1995. He joined Global Asset Management & Financial Services (GAMFS) in 2007 to head up the investment environment, and was then appointed co-director in 2010. After completing his legal articles, Johan started his career as a legal advisor for Old Mutual. He then started up the national legal division at ABSA Trust (with 19 advisors reporting to him), after which he headed up Offshore Operations at ABSA. He was one of three legal advisors nationally to form what is now known as ABSA Private Bank.
After the introduction of FAIS, Johan decided to go into individual advising and he subsequently joined Channel Life (now part of PSG Group). He then joined GAMFS in 2007. In 2010 he was voted the top Financial Advisor in Pretoria (Old Mutual related business).
Johan is qualified with a BLC LLB (Pretoria University); CFP®; PBL (UNISA).