Kaeleen covers the SA Retail sector. She started her career at Investec Asset management as an analyst focusing on the Financial sector. Seeking more hands-on experience, she spent eight years in management consulting, focusing on distressed companies and turnarounds, and subsequently joined an associated private equity firm, the last three years as director, before joining the sell-side. She gained four years' sell-side experience at Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital, prior to joining SBG Securities in 2013. Kaeleen holds an Honours degree in Business Science, having majored in Economics and Finance, from the University of Cape Town.