Jithen Pillay

Jithen joined Allan Gray in 2013 as a CA trainee before joining the Investment team as an analyst. He was appointed as a portfolio manager in December 2023 and currently manages portions of the equity and domestic balanced mandates. Jithen is a director of Allan Gray Proprietary Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Finance and Accounting and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, both from the University of Cape Town. Jithen is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and a CFA® charterholder.

Articles by Jithen Pillay

Insights categories - Local investing

Navigating investment challenges: The interplay between skill and luck

By Jithen Pillay and Matthew Patterson on 05 Jun 2024

Reading time: 7 mins

Decision strategist and best-selling author Annie Duke advises focusing on a good process when trying to make the best decisions in highly uncertain scenario...

Insights categories - Investment insights

Trends shaping the future of investment management

By Jithen Pillay on 12 Apr 2024

Listening time: 42 min

The commonly accepted wisdom is that if we want a glimpse into the future of South Africa’s financial services sector, we should take a look at the United...

Insights category - companies

Woolworths: Not so down under

By Jithen Pillay on 22 Apr 2021

Reading time: 7 mins

Most of you will be more than familiar with the fashion, beauty, home and food offering of retailer Woolworths, affectionately referred to as Woolies, and on...


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