Russell du Preez is the founder and chief investment officer of the RussellStone Group. He holds a BCom Economics (Hons) from the University of Pretoria, and recently earned his master's degree fin agricultural economics from the same university. The active role he has played in the agricultural sector over the past 30 years has allowed him to build up a rich network of people and businesses, as well as invaluable experience within the industry. The industries in which he specialises include grain and oilseed trading, imports/exports, and fund management. He is a well-rounded entrepreneur with a passion for promoting the fundamental importance of title in an economy.