Non-Executive Director (South African)
Kobus is the Chief Executive of Distribution Support at Sanlam Pan Africa (SPA) Life and a member of the business’s Executive team. He joined Sanlam in 2005 where he built a distinguished track record – first as Chief Executive of Sanlam Personal Finance Distribution for 11 years and then as CEO of MCIS Insurance Berhad in Malaysia, after which he returned to South Africa as part of the SPA Life team.
Kobus holds a BComm degree as well as a Master of Business Leadership degree from the University of South Africa. In 2002, he completed a postgraduate diploma in Financial Planning at the University of Free State, followed by an advanced
postgraduate diploma in Financial Planning in 2015. He serves on the boards of various Sanlam subsidiaries and associates.