Peggy-Sue won the title of Miss South Africa in 1996. During her reign she studied Public Relations and Marketing laying her future career path. She has worked with various charities including UNICEF, UNAIDS, Red Cross Southern Africa and Reach for a Dream Foundation, focusing on educational and health issues.
In September 2000, Peggy-Sue left for the United Kingdom to take up a three-year scholarship at the University of Manchester offered to her by former State President Mr. Nelson Mandela, which was sponsored by Investec Bank South Africa. After the success of her undergraduate studies she was encouraged by Mr Nelson Mandela and Stephen Koseff, CEO of Investec Bank to further pursue her studies by doing an MSc in Economics. She completed her MSc in September 2004.
Peggy-Sue has 8 years banking experience with Investec Group. She joined Investec Bank UK, the Investec Asset Management division in October 2004 as an Analyst with the Fixed Income Team. Her main function was credit analysis covering European Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) sector. Top-down research analysis for Emerging Markets covering Eastern European countries: Hungary, Poland, Czech, Slovakia and Russia with a focus on two asset classes: bonds and currencies; and macro analysis on global markets, in particularly the US and Japan.
After 3 years with IBUK Peggy-Sue returned to South Africa and joined Investec Capital Markets as an Investment Consultant within the Corporate Business Development division. She is responsible for leveraging and orchestrating the bank’s resources and expertise. Her role is to ensure the efficient servicing of a full spectrum of financial products, from corporate finance to treasury services, by adding value to clients. Her portfolio is diversified and spans from Public Sector; Black Business Enterprises, Mining and Corporates. She is also active around macroeconomic research and contributes to economic forecasting within the bank.
Peggy-Sue has a passion for youth education, community upliftment and development.