We take immense pride in the accomplishments of our alumni, who serve as shining examples of the transformative power of education and mentorship. One such standout is Maurice Madiba, CEO of Cloud Atlas Investing and a distinguished alumnus of SSP (Student Sponsorship Programme).
Maurice’s educational journey is studded with accolades and prestigious affiliations. He holds an Accounting Honors degree and is an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow. Maurice was also a recipient of the SSP bursary and is an alumnus of the esteemed Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute. These accomplishments form the cornerstone of a career dedicated to leadership, innovation, and social responsibility.
Trailblazing Career Path
Maurice launched his career as an intern at renowned financial institutions, Nedbank and Absa. This experience provided him with invaluable industry exposure and led him to the National Empowerment Fund, setting the stage for a career focused on financial empowerment and inclusive growth. After completing his studies, he joined Convergence Partners as a junior analyst, a role that plunged him into the complex yet rewarding world of private equity. His upward trajectory continued in 2010 when he joined Deutsche Bank as a Prime Broking Associate. In this role, he became a pivotal representative for various funds, and further widened his industry expertise by working closely with the equity synthetics team.
Leading into the Future
Today, as the CEO of Cloud Atlas Investing, Maurice is at the forefront of innovation in the investment landscape. His story serves as an inspiring testament to the long-lasting impact of SSP’s program on its scholars, empowering them to not just succeed but to redefine industries and influence change.
Inspiring Words from an SSP Alumnus, Now a High Flyer in the Finance World
Maurice shares this message for potential investors and supporters of SSP:
“I owe a large part of my success to the opportunities that SSP afforded me. SSP isn’t just an investment in education; it’s an investment in leadership, innovation, and responsible citizenship. For those considering supporting SSP, know that your contributions are molding the leaders of tomorrow. I stand as living proof of the transformative impact that SSP can have. Invest in SSP; invest in the future.”
An Investment in the Future
Maurice’s journey exemplifies SSP’s mission to develop leaders through academic excellence. His inspiring words resonate deeply, underlining the lasting impact of our program. Your investment in SSP isn’t merely a donation; it’s a commitment to building a brighter, more equitable future for deserving young minds. Join us in making an impact that will reverberate across generations.