Marise Bester - Allan Gray

Marise Bester

Marise joined Allan Gray in 2011 as a client service consultant in Retail Client Services and is currently a senior investment specialist in the Retail Distribution team. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Law and an Honours degree in Economics, both from Stellenbosch University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Reading Henley Business School. Marise is also a CFP® professional.

Articles by Marise Bester

Insights categories - Personal investing

The power of perspective in an election year

By Marise Bester on 02 May 2024

Reading time: 10 mins

Many local investors are understandably worried about what the future holds and how the election may affect their wealth. Keeping perspective throughout your...

Insights categories - Personal investing

How to apply “cathedral thinking” in your investment approach

By Marise Bester and Daniella Bergman on 27 Jan 2022

Reading time: 14 mins

The prolonged stress of the pandemic has heightened many investors’ focus on the now, interfering with the ability to make sound decisions that improve the...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Has your risk perception changed as a result of the market crisis?

By Marise Bester on 16 Oct 2020

Reading time: 9 mins

Historically, deep economic shocks have prompted significant changes in investment and saving behaviour. During times of uncertainty, investors scramble to...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Managing your portfolio through COVID-19

By Marise Bester on 13 Apr 2020

Reading time: 9 mins

In just a matter of weeks our world has changed dramatically. In an attempt to make sense of it all, we look for information that will provide us with a sens...


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