Meet our new equity analyst, Lizelle van Rooyen
We are passionate about building wealth for investors over time by discovering attractive investment opportunities around the world. Our global equities team plays a critical role in helping us achieve this. Lizelle recently joined this team as an equity analyst – we asked her a few questions about her role and what she enjoys about it.
What made you become an equity analyst – what was the attraction to financial markets?
The wide spectrum of things that are relevant to the role of an equity analyst provides job satisfaction for my curious mind. I enjoy constantly evaluating and analysing different investments in a fast-paced environment. Importantly, I like to add value by creating wealth for hard-working people so that they can retire comfortably.
Why did you join Denker?
The opportunity to join a dynamic company with great prospects excited me. I was immediately impressed with the culture, dedication to excellence, driven nature of the people, and solid values that characterise Denker, and knew I would fit in well. The experience and reputation of the team stood out for me and I look forward to work with, learn from and be challenged by smart, critical and independent minds.
What is a day in the life of an equity analyst like?
Every day presents new and often unexpected challenges and opportunities, so it is almost impossible to describe a typical day – which is why it excites me. You are constantly absorbing new information about a vast number of different things and critically thinking about the drivers and long-term trends in markets and how these affect the valuation and performance of companies.
Something personal – what do you enjoy doing outside of work?
I am in the process of completing my Master of Management in Finance and Investments through Wits Business School. When I’m not studying I enjoy being outside, hiking, cycling and golfing.
I am also a foodie and love eating out, baking and hosting dinner parties. I try to read a book a month and enjoy both fiction and non-fiction.
Education is a big passion of mine and I think it is the best way I can give back to my community, which I often do through tutoring or taking part in educational programmes.
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