Our role is focused on:

supporting and providing daily news and information to retirement fund fiduciaries (Principal Officers and trustees), thereby empowering them and increasing their knowledge base and thus assisting them in the execution of their duties towards fund members

  • publishing centrally numerous pieces of industry research and publications to create better and more comprehensive access to all

  • sourcing, showcasing and introducing new technology solutions to the retirement fund industry to increase the effectiveness in the delivery of solutions and to better retirement outcomes for members

  • creating awareness of the need for a sustainable approach to investing and the various components of ESG

  • upskilling and informing fund members on financial matters and planning toward retirement, including the need to supplement their institutional savings through retail solutions

  • educating individuals without an institutional plan, on the need to plan properly for their retirement years

  • supporting fund/asset consultants, independent financial advisers and other industry professionals with broad industry research and information to help them advise their clients better, both in the institutional as well as retail environments

EBnet is a unique digital knowledge portal serving the retirement industry covering the traditional institutional pensions, healthcare, and personal financial planning arenas.

As South Africa’s only independent employee benefits knowledge portal, we provide services to:

  • ​Retirement Fund Principal Officers and Trustees
  • Umbrella Fund Trustees and Management Committees
  • Company Benefit Managers, Remuneration and Rewards Managers and HR Managers
  • Retirement Fund Members and other individuals, all retiring one day
  • Fund benefit consultants, investment consultants, administrators, asset managers, independent financial advisers (IFA’s) and other industry professionals.

​EBnet operates completely independently with its own dedicated executive. The team is constantly looking for better ways to create value, using our digital platform, for the benefit of all industry stakeholders

Industry Visibility

Due to our popularity in the broader retirement industry and the constant traffic being pulled to the website via our daily and weekly newsletters as well as continuous social media activity, EBnet yields an endless opportunity to be visible in front of and communicate with the different stakeholders in the industry.

​EBnet allows for the publication of articles on the website and daily / weekly newsletters, advertising via banner ads and videos, sponsorship of weekly newsletters, creation of dedicated sub-pages for advertisers and many, many more and offer a variety of advertising packages which are able to suit any budget.


David Weil
Chief Executive

Chris Brits
Executive: Media Relations


I have followed EBnet from its inception in 2012. I am astounded by its significant growth and relevance in the Retirement Fund Industry. The news and information provided on a daily basis is invaluable for everyone that takes a keen interest in this dynamic industry.

Well done EBnet! Wishing you continued strength.

Bashkar Latchman

Independent Trustee and Principal Officer

At Luthuli Capital, we are passionate about supporting educational platforms that help educate ordinary South Africans in financial wellness. We greatly support EBnet in that it plays a major role in educating retirement fund Principal Officers, Trustees and members about retirement matters spanning all the different fields like investments, legal, benefit structuring, healthcare, personal financial planning and many more.

Mduduzi Luthuli

Director Investment Management - Luthuli Capital

I find the EBnet website and weekly industry newsletters extremely informative. The platform brings together PO’s and Trustees of retirement funds with the range of service providers and industry bodies where information is shared in a neutral environment. EBnet also provides excellent branding and advertising value to service providers, especially ones that are lesser known in the industry to showcase their talent on a platform seen by the entire retirement industry.

Gandy T. Gandidzanwa

Managing Director - Conceptual Fund Managers

EBnet has taken the market by storm and as a knowledge portal, has become an extremely popular destination. As an industry professional and service provider, the exposure it gives Global Investment Reporting to the market has been extremely valuable. EBnet is the ideal platform to connect retirement funds and service providers.

Laven Chetty

CEO - Global Investment Reporting (Pty) Ltd

I find the new EBnet website very user friendly and it has become my ‘go-to’ site for researching publications and topics. The weekly newsletters and conference updates certainly keep me up to date, especially in the light with so much happening in our world today. I would recommend that all EB and Rem professionals sign up – right now.

Sakkie Hurd

Independent Principal Officer and Trustee

As a professional in the financial services industry, it is vital to keep up with trends and legislation in the regulatory environment. I subscribed to EBnet’s email service 4 months ago and was very impressed with the content that EBnet produced. So much so, that I used the organisation as a case study for a project that I was working on. Not only do they tick 95% of the boxes for implementing a well considered content strategy, the quality of the content is exceptional-always relevant, timeous and leading edge. When I presented the project to the London based agency, EBnet was highly rated by the team as well. If you are working in the employee benefits or financial services arena, then you should not be without a subscription to the EBnet newsletters.

Iona Minton

Business Content Strategist - Financial Services

The EBnet portal provides up to date information on the legislative changes in the retirement fund industry as well as quick links to the related websites. The weekly newsletter is a welcome overview of what is happening in the industry with latest views and articles from various sources. A useful practical site for anybody who addresses employee benefits in any way or form.

Jyothi Khoosal

Senior Benefits Advisor - Southern Africa, Total Rewards, People Services Global Business Services, Rio Tinto

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