Nicolette Swartz (Nicky) is a senior marketing and advertising specialist. With a particular interest in finance, she has served as Head of Group Marketing at Sanlam, Sanlam Investments. She spent 20 years in the advertising industry accumulating a diverse body of knowledge acquired through working across many industries and sectors. For seven years, she served as the Managing Director of TBWA Hunt Lascaris Cape Town, one of the most prestigious advertising agencies in the country. During her sabbatical, she formed part of the leadership team for Cape Town – World Design Capital 2014. Nicky has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Africa.