Kobus joined JTC following the acquisition of Kleinwort Benson’s fund administration business in 2015.
He has overall responsibility for all aspects of JTC’s South African business and manages a team of over 150 professionals servicing institutional clients across the global JTC network. In 2018, Kobus was promoted to Head of Operations for the group ICS Division and serves as a member of the Global ICS Board.
Kobus has over 16 years’ experience in the asset management industry, specialising in client service delivery in the investment funds sector. He has extensive exposure to most asset classes and fund structures from highly regulated traditional investment funds to a wide variety of alternative funds, including hedge, private equity, debt and real estate structures. Previously, Kobus worked at Ernst & Young in Ireland where he specialised in the offshore investment funds sector.
Kobus is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.