Prof Adrian Saville

Dr Adrian Saville holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (cum laude), MCom (cum laude) and a PhD (Economics) for which he was awarded the Economics Society of South Africa’s Founders Medal. He is a UNESCO laureate, a matriculant of Linacre College (Oxford) and has completed programmes in investing and competitive strategy at New York’s Columbia University and Harvard Business School in Boston.

In 1994, Adrian formed an investment vehicle that today is Cannon Asset Managers, where he serves as Chief Executive. He holds a Professorship in Economics, Finance & Strategy at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and is the author of the Visa Africa Integration Index (2012-2020) and the Investec-GIBS Savings Index (2015-2020). He has presented to audiences in many destinations, including Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Estonia, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Japan, Kenya, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Rwanda, Singapore, the United Kington, the United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe.