BSc Mathematics and Statistics
Independent non-executive director
After Arnold graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand he was employed by Fedsure Financial Services Group, where he later became Group Chief Executive from 1988 until 2001. During his tenure, the Group's asset base experienced about 25% compound annual growth to approximately R40 billion. During the 1990s, he contributed to the formation and development of a number of emerging businesses in South Africa. In the early 2000s, he began practising as a strategic business consultant, focusing on strategy and business development, mergers and acquisitions, and related activities spanning a diverse range of industries including: financial services, risk management, property development, manufacturing and distribution, and the aircraft industry. Arnold is a member of the Wits University Foundation's Board of Governors and chairman of its Investment and Finance Committee.