Brenton Lalu is an experienced Investment Professional with demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services Sector. Skilled in Investment Research, Strategy & Investment Thesis Development, Financial Modelling, Analytical Reasoning, Negotiation & Persuasion and Deal Origination. Currently, at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), heading up portfolio investment strategy and research for Africa. Prior to the PIC, Brenton worked at Citibank Research in South Africa, where he was an Equity Analyst covering CEEMEA Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals. Brenton started his career at RisCura as a Quantitative Investment Analyst, where he developed quantitative models for a range of South African and African asset managers. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Stellenbosch Business School; and is currently a PhD candidate in Development Finance at the same institution.