Gandy is a Director of the Association of Professional Fund Investors (APFI). Headquartered in London, the APFI was created by, and for, its membership with the core objective of advancing investors’ interests by promoting professional standards and integrity in fund investing. The Association fosters “best practice” in fund investing by setting global standards and code of ethics whilst empowering professional fund investors to provide thought leadership on, and guidance to, national and global standards bodies and regulatory authorities.
Gandy is the current Managing Director of Conceptual Fund Managers – a South African-based manager-of-emerging-managers whose unique investment strategy blends only portfolios of disciplined, process-driven, high quality, small-to-medium-sized, specialist investment firms run by experienced entrepreneurial founders and portfolio managers.
A regular speaker at national, regional and international conferences, Gandy has held various positions in the financial services industry including serving as the Principal Executive Officer of one of the biggest umbrella funds in South Africa.
Gandy is a graduate of the Yale University School of Management (USA) Executive Programme in Advanced Investment and Risk Management. He is a member of the CFA Institute and holds the CIPM® qualification. Gandy also holds a Master’s Degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town.