Lance Katz

Mr. Lance Katz is the CEO of SACAP, and an Actuary by training. Lance qualified with a BSc in Actuarial Science at the University of the Witwatersrand, followed by a Post-graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science in 1996 at the University of Cape Town. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries (Scotland) and has an Executive MBA from INSEAD. Lance occupied several executive roles in a successful career in investment banking spanning 14 years before deciding to switch focus and pursue his true passion of Education. Lance’s interest in psychology stems from his personal life experience where he has observed the positive impact of psychological intervention upon individual and group behaviour. His extensive business experience further exposed him to organisational behaviour and the need for strong interpersonal skills in optimising business performance. Lance views SACAP as playing a critical role in addressing trauma and dislocation in society and in building a more socially cohesive and empowered South Africa.