Maya Fisher French By Xavier

Maya Fisher-French is a well-known South African personal finance journalist and author of Money Questions? Answered!. She is a multiple winner of the prestigious Sanlam Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism for the category of Consumer Financial Education.

Maya is a regular contributor to eNCA and presented the popular Money Matters segment.

Apart from founding the website, Maya is editor of My Money My Lifestyle, the personal finance section of national Sunday newspaper City Press. She edited the South African version of Dave Ramsey’s best seller The Total Money Makeover.

Maya is a regular columnist and commentator across several media channels including magazines, radio and television and is a popular speaker at both local and international events where she provides a consumer’s perspective on the financial industry. She also provides money management workshops for employees.

Maya has 25 years’ experience in the financial industry, providing a deep understanding of the world of money and how it affects our daily lives. Prior to becoming a financial journalist in 2003, Maya worked in the financial industry for a stockbroking company where she developed their private client trading desk and headed up the offshore investment division, prior to which she worked for Investec Private Bank.

Maya has a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand.