Michael Fargher

Michael Fargher is currently a Portfolio Manager at Citadel, one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. Michael began his career at Goldman Sachs in the commodities division and ultimately served as a Managing Director in their Global Markets Division.

Michael received a B.BusSci from UCT, a MSc in Economics for Development and a M.Litt in Development Studies from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar at St John’s College.  His non-professional interests include supporting critical thinking and public speaking non-profits as well as supporting initiatives that provide opportunities for African stories and voices, particularly those of women, to be heard.

“ I have benefited enormously from the resources and opportunity that were afforded to me at UCT and I look forward to contributing to the work of the Trust. I believe that UCT can be a powerful force in addressing the legacy of our past and enabling the best and brightest for our future”.