Cyril Ginsburg

Position: Chairman

Cyril was the founder and chief executive officer of Ginsburg Malan & Carsons Consultants and Actuaries, the largest independent consulting firm in South Africa, which was sold to Alexander Forbes in 1998. Amongst other notable accomplishments, he is recognised as a pioneer of multi-management in South Africa through the launch of SuperFlex in 1990, South Africa’s first multi-manager investment business.


Cyril was a director of Investment Solutions, a subsidiary of Alexander Forbes, the largest multi-manager in the South African market, from 1999 to 2005.


Building on his past successes, his passion for investments and over 40 years’ experience in Employee Benefits, Financial Planning and Asset Consulting, Cyril founded Ginsburg Asset Consulting in 2006, providing independent asset consulting services to Retirement Funds and Institutions. In 2016, the business was sold to Willis Tower Watson, a global leader in asset consulting services.


Cyril fulfils the role of chairman of Ginsburg & Selby and provides strategic support in consultation with the investment advisory forum while focusing on establishing and maintaining manager relationships.