Franita has 17 years’ experience in financial markets and heads up a team of sales professionals, focused on selling Refinitiv’s Research & Portfolio Management proposition to enable the provision of innovative technology platforms to financial institutions. Prior to joining Refinitiv (formally Thomson Reuters) in May 2016, Franita was the Head of Equity Research Sales at NOAH Capital Markets. Franita holds an M.Comm in Economics from the University of Stellenbosch and is a CFA Charter holder. Franita lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, with her husband and 3 year-old son, is a self-proclaimed “foodie” and enjoys reading, traveling (substituted with stay-cations in 2020) and spending time with her loved ones.