PORTFOLIO MANAGER AND HEAD: INTEREST RATE PROCESS
Wikus manages a range of institutional and retail fixed income portfolios which include income, core bond and flexible interest rate funds. He manages the following retail funds: Old Mutual Income Fund, Nambia Income Fund, Namibia Enhanced Income Fund and the interest bearing component of the Old Mutual Real Income Fund. He also heads up the Interest Rate team at Futuregrowth.
Wikus started his career at the Economics Department of the South African Reserve Bank. In 1995 he joined ABSA Bank Treasury as a Treasury Economist until 1997 when he joined ABN AMRO Securities as a bond analyst. In August 1999 Wikus left ABN AMRO to take up a position as a fixed interest portfolio manager for the Old Mutual Investment Group (SA) (previously OMAM). In 2008 the OMIGSA Fixed Income Boutique merged with Futuregrowth.