Nathi’s career in financial risk management spans over twenty years, in different roles, with various financial institutions. A commercial subject teacher by profession, he joined the private sector where he honed his risk management skills with companies such as Credit Guarantee Insurance, Nedbank, Khula Enterprise Finance, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Anglo American and Liberty – where he performed roles such as credit administration and analysis, underwriter, head of risk, chief risk officer, an independent financial advisor and a trainer-consultant in credit-investment risk management.
His areas of expertise include credit and investment risk management for corporate finance, project finance, municipal finance, SME finance and equity investments, across all sectors of business operations, in SA and the SADC region. He is also skilled in developing policies, procedures and methodologies for managing financial risks. Before joining the KZNGF, he worked as an independent financial advisor with Liberty, and as a trainer-consultant on credit-investment risk management. On the latter, he has developed and facilitated training courses for various DFIs in the SADC region, on behalf of the SADC DFRC. His hobbies and outside interests include farming and properties.