Sakkie has 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. As the Gauteng Regional Executive, he has a good understanding of the full spectrum of financial planning, which enables him to provide support to staff in the region and ensures that their clients’ financial planning needs are always met.
He started his career with Old Mutual in 1990 as a trainee manager. In 1999, he was appointed the Pretoria Operations Manager for Private Wealth Management, a new Old Mutual business focussing on the high income/affluent market segment. In 2008, he was promoted to Area Manager of the Pretoria Region where he was recognised as the ‘best area manager’ five times during his tenure. He was appointed as the Private Wealth Management PTY Ltd Regional Executive for the Gauteng, KZN and North West regions in 2018.
Sakkie completed a BProc degree in 1986 at the University of Pretoria, has a Certificate in Financial Planning and has completed the Regulatory Exams (RE1 and RE5).
He is a keen camper and enjoys spending time with family and friends.