Fannuel holds a Bachelor of Business Science (BBusSci) from the University of Cape Town where he majored in Actuarial Science. He is also a CFA charter holder and holds thirteen exemptions from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in the United Kingdom.
Fannuel’s involvement with investments started whilst he was a final year student at the University of Cape Town in 2007. He conducted his honours research, in measuring developed market inflation, in conjunction with Prescient Investment Management. Upon completion of his Bachelor of Business Science degree, he eventually joined Prescient Investment Management as a fixed income analyst.
As an analyst, he regularly provided input to the portfolio construction process through general fixed interest and credit research. Over the three years at Prescient, Fannuel had vast exposure to the process involved in managing bond and cash portfolios. In January 2011, Fannuel joined Balondolozi investments as a Fixed Interest Manager. In 2014 Fannuel assumed the responsibility of leading the investment team as Chief Investment Officer. He is also directly responsible for managing Fixed Interest Funds.