At the 8th Annual FISA Conference held at the Sandton Convention Centre on 20 September, the annual FISA Chairperson’s Award was handed over to Mr Nico Botha of Stellenbosch Trustees and Trust Limited.
The award was made in recognition of Nico’s remarkable contribution to the fiduciary profession over the years and consists of a trophy and a certificate. He has been active in the industry since the 1980s and held several senior positions in trust companies over the years. He is also a past chairperson of the Association of Trust Companies, FISA’s predecessor.
In the picture of the handing over appears, from left to right: Mr Nico Botha, Ms Angélique Visser (FISA Vice-Chairperson) and Dr Eben Nel (FISA Chairperson).
The award is given annually to the person who, in the estimation of the FISA Chairperson and the FISA Council, has made a remarkable and significant contribution to the fiduciary profession. Nominations are called for in the months leading up to the FISA Conference. No sitting FISA Coucillor or any employee of or contractor to FISA is eligible.