C. King Chanetsa (Bert) is a global consultant/advisor and educator working with a number of international, regional and local organisations. He is a former securities and capital markets regulator who previously held the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Board of South Africa (renamed Financial Sector Conduct Authority), where he had responsibility for capital markets including collective investment schemes, market abuse, financial market infrastructures and credit rating services. Mr Chanetsa is a former member of the Board of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). He was also the Vice-Chairman of the Growth and Emerging Markets Committee of IOSCO, and in that capacity served as a member of the Monitoring Board of the IFRS Foundation
Before becoming a regulator, Mr Chanetsa was the Director of Chanetsa Inc., Attorneys, as well as a corporate finance practitioner. He has extensive local and international experience in legal practice and financial services (including commercial, merchant and investment banking and private equity). Mr Chanetsa has worked for entities including Baker & McKenzie international attorneys, the Massachusetts, USA, bank previously known as First National Bank of Boston, Standard Chartered Bank, Standard Merchant Bank (now Standard Corporate & Investment Bank) and Nedbank, in the USA, Australia, Canada and South Africa.
Mr Chanetsa is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He holds BL, LL.B and Juris Doctor degrees and is admitted to practice In the State of Illinois, USA and South Africa. He is a member of the Legal Practice Council of South Africa and the American Bar Association (former Vice-Chair, International Securities and Capital Markets Committee, Section of International Law). Mr Chanetsa was previously a columnist for Business Report, a South African daily newspaper.
Mr Chanetsa is the Chairman of the Centre of Excellence if Financial Services (an affiliate of the Banking Association of South Africa) and Board member of A2X Stock Exchange.
Mr Chanetsa is the author of “Securities and Capital Markets Regulation in South Africa – A Contemporary View” published in the International Banking and Securities Law Journal by Brill Research Perspectives.