Mr. Costa Economou is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Colourfield Liability Solutions (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s largest Liability Driven Investment Management Company and also the leading provider of goals-based investment solutions. He is also a former Commissioner to the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office-Bearers, an appointment made by the President of South Africa.

Formerly, he served as an Executive Head and Director at one of South Africa’s largest employee benefit financial serves companies, where he worked for 18 years. In his role there, he was responsible for Innovation, Business Development, Sales and Marketing, and also headed up a number of their specialist investment consulting divisions. He was also the Statutory Actuary to some of South Africa’s largest corporate and municipal sponsored pension funds.

In addition to being an Actuary, Mr. Economou holds an MBA in Finance and Economics (with Honours) from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma – an association of high academic achievers amongst leading colleges and universities across the world. Mr Economou is also a CFA Charterholder, having qualified in 2013 as well as a CAIA Charterholder, having qualified in 2014.

Mr. Economou was formerly a Council Member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa and still serves on the Actuarial Society’s Retirement Matters Committee where he is Deputy Chairman and Chairman-elect. He has also served on the Actuarial Society’s Accounting Disclosures, Surplus Legislation and Member Services Committees.

He is fanatical table tennis player and a very committed Chelsea FC football fan! He loves playing tennis and listening to music. He is also the very proud father of twins!