Shaheed Mohamed

Shaheed Mohamed

Shaheed joined Allan Gray in 2007 in Retail Distribution where he fulfilled various roles before becoming a manager in Product Development in 2017. He is currently the head of the Group Savings and Investments team. Shaheed holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from the University of South Africa and a Master of Business Administration (cum laude) from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business. He is also a CFP® professional.

Articles by Shaheed Mohamed

Insights categories - Personal investing

Investing for education in an inflationary environment

By Shaheed Mohamed on 10 Jan 2024

Reading time: 6 mins

Parents can expect little relief in 2024, with reports suggesting that fee hikes for South African schools will yet again come in above general inflation,...

Insights categories - Retirement

How to choose the right default option for a retirement fund

By Shaheed Mohamed on 19 Oct 2023

Reading time: 7 mins

A well-designed default investment strategy should strike an appropriate balance between risk and return. Shaheed Mohamed, head of Group Savings and...

Insights categories - Investment insights

Study reveals reliance on recent performance in picking unit trusts

By Shaheed Mohamed on 09 Mar 2018

Reading time: 3 mins

Shaheed Mohamed surveyed more than 400 financial advisers in South Africa to identify attributes that financial advisers in South Africa consider when...

Insights categories - Personal investing

How to be a better long-term investor

By Shaheed Mohamed on 30 Sep 2016

Reading time: 10 mins

Is your behaviour standing in the way of your investment success? Shaheed Mohamed helps us become more aware of common biases so that we can adjust our...


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