Mr G Barnard


Mr Garth Barnard holds a Bachelor of Economic Science (BEconSc) (Actuarial Science, Economic Science). He was admitted as a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries (Scotland) and as a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa in 2002.

Garth is a director and co-founder of Moruba Consultants and Actuaries. He has been appointed by the Actuarial Society of South Africa as an examiner of the specialist exam on Pensions and Other Benefits Applications. 

He is a qualified actuary, approved valuator of defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid retirement arrangements as well as an approved liquidator of retirement funds. He has 18 years retirement industry experience starting as an actuarial analyst for NBC Employee Benefits and later joining Alexander Forbes (“AF”) Financial Services.  .

Through his career at Alexander Forbes he has been valuator to numerous private and public sector retirement arrangements in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.

His list of current and previous appointments included some of the most significant retirement arrangements in South Africa, most notably the Government Employees Pension Fund, the Standard Bank Group Retirement Fund, the Transnet Second Defined Benefit Fund, the Transport Pension Fund, the Soweto City Council Pension Fund, the Compensation Fund (COID).

He has been involved in various reviews of employee benefit structures relating to the Department of Public Service and Administration. National Treasury, Government Employees Housing Scheme as well as advising on potential designs for a pension benefit structure for Traditional Leaders.

Mr Garth Barnard was appointed by the President as a Commissioner to the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers on 01 August 2016.