Solly Keetse

Group Executive Head: Governance, Legal and Regulatory Compliance

Proc, LLB, LLM Corporate Law and Tax, PGDip Financial Planning, Certified Financial Planner licensee

Solly is an experienced executive in the financial sector with about 20 years’ experience in the financial sector spanning financial planning, tax, life insurance, retirement funds, estate planning, asset management, capital markets and financial regulation. He is an admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa.

He joined Assupol in January 2020 to fulfil the role of Group Executive Head for Governance, Legal, Regulatory Compliance for the Assupol Group and serves as director of some subsidiaries of the Group. Prior to joining Assupol, Solly held senior positions at the Financial Sector Conduct Authority as Head of Market Abuse and as Head of Market infrastructures and Self-regulatory Organisations. He was chairperson of the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa, director of the Institute of Retirement Funds, and governor of the South African Institute of Financial Markets. Solly has co-authored two published books on tax and investments and finance law, is a graduate of the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) and an Associate of the Toronto Centre in Canada which provides Global Leadership in Financial Supervision. He is currently registered for the UCT GSB Executive Master of Business Administration Program from which he has developed a passion for strategy, soft systems thinking, integrative thinking, personal mastery, personal leadership and personal transformation.