Expert resume of C. King (Bert) Chanetsa
Principal, Chanetsa Inc Attorneys; Chairman Centre of Excellence in Financial Services South Africa; Director A2X Stock Exchange; former Deputy Chief Executive, Financial Services Board, South Africa; former Board member IOSCO, Vice-Chair of IOSCO’s Growth and Emerging Markets Committee and Monitoring Board member, IFRS Foundation; P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert.
Bert Chanetsa is a global consultant, coach and capacity builder in securities, capital markets and funds regulation and supervision. He previously held the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Board of South Africa (FSB), with responsibility for securities and capital markets regulation. Mr Chanetsa is a former member of the Board of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and Vice-Chairman of the IOSCO’s Growth and Emerging Markets Committee. In that capacity he served as a member of the Monitoring Board of the IFRS Foundation.
Mr Chanetsa is Chairman of the Centre for Excellence in Financial Services South Africa and an independent non-executive board member of A2X Stock Exchange.
Mr Chanetsa has extensive local and international experience in legal practice and financial services (including commercial, merchant and investment banking and private equity). Mr Chanetsa has worked for entities including Baker & McKenzie international attorneys, the Massachusetts, USA, bank previously known as First National Bank of Boston, Standard Chartered Bank, Standard Merchant Bank (now Standard Corporate & Investment Bank) and Nedbank (Head of Strategy Nedbank Africa), in the USA, Australia, Canada and South Africa.
Mr Chanetsa holds BL, LL.B and Juris Doctor degrees. He is admitted to practice law In the State of Illinois, USA and South Africa. He is a member of the American Bar Association (formerly Vice-Chair, International Securities and Capital Markets Committee, Section of International Law) and a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Mr Chanetsa is the author of “Securities and Capital Markets Regulation in South Africa.”