Crux Capital Management

Franco Busetti

B.Sc. (Eng)(Chemical), B.Comm. (Hons)(Economics), Chartered Financial Analyst, M.Sc. (Operations Research).

Franco Busetti has been an investment professional for 34 years.

Originally trained as a chemical engineer, he has also completed a degree in economics, the CFA and an M.Sc. in artificial intelligence.

After practicing as a professional engineer he became an industrial analyst in 1984. After doing company research in the heavy industrial, consumer and electronics sectors for 11 years he moved into strategy and quantitative research.

He was a Director and Head of Research at Absa Securities and Strategist and Head of Quantitative Research at JP Morgan and Credit Suisse Standard Securities and Head of Strategy at Macquarie.

He has been rated 50 times in 10 different investment categories in the Financial Mail analyst ratings, and has been ranked first in Investment Strategy, Quantitative Research and Innovative Research.

He is the author of the book The Effective Investor, published by Pan Macmillan and is a former double Springbok, representing South Africa at six world championships.