Nantes has more than 33 years’ experience in the financial services industry. His approach is rooted in the fundamentals of financial planning where he gets to really know and understand his clients and their financial position and goals. He believes in empowering his clients to make their own decisions based on his recommendations, which together with his team is implemented and maintained over the long term. Nantes offers advice regarding risk cover, retirement funding as well as wealth creation and preservation structures. He partners with various local and offshore direct equity managers to implement the most appropriate solutions for his clients.
He started his career with Old Mutual Broker Distribution as a trainee manager in 1987. In 1998, he joined the Absa Broker division as a Financial Planner. Two years later, he was selected to join the Personal Financial Services division within the Absa group where his focus was redirected to private bank’s high net worth clients. During his time with Absa, Nantes was the dedicated financial planner providing advice to Absa’s Family Office clients. Nantes joined Private Wealth Management in 2017.
Nantes was Financial Planner of the Year in Absa’s Gauteng region on four occasions. He also made the top 10 of Absa’s Elite Personal Financial Services team five times. He received international recognition awards on eleven occasions as part of the Absa Reward system and attended the International Million Dollar round table of 2008 in Canada, Toronto.
Nantes is a Certified Financial Planner and a member of the Financial Planning Institute and holds a Regulatory 1 Certificate.