About FinPro Brokers

Louis Nel is FinPro's qualified financial advisor with extensive experience in financial planning and product development.


He is self-motivated and a self-started with true entrepreneurial skills.  After studying  for a National Diploma (Agricultural Management) Louis started in 1984 as a representative for Salam and became a Sanlam Branch Manager in 1997, at the age of 27.

Louis enrolled in post-graduate CFP study.  He is also involved in other business which gives him a wider experience to give better advice.

Louis has been an Independent Financial Advisor since 1990 and is an expert estate planner.

Personal Summary

Louis focusses on personalised solutions - focussing on business plans to address the clients' needs.


  • FSB License Number:  43730
    In terms of the new Financial Advisory and Intermediary Act (FAIS), every financial advisor in South Africa must be licensed with the Financial Services Board (FSB).
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  • FIA (Financial Intermediaries Association)
  • Accredited with the Council of Medical Schemes
  • Affliated member fo the Financial Planning Institute
  • Certificed Financial Planner

Awards, Experience and Qualifications

Louis has 16 years' experience in the industry.  He has been, amongst others, a Senior Finanical Advisor, Sanlam Branch Manager.

  • 1995:  Eastern Free State Junior Champion
  • 1997:  Limra International Quality Award
  • 1997:  Sanlam Branch Manager
  • 1998:  Became a Sanlam Senior Advisor
  • Recently he passed the requirements to become an Estate Agent

Courses Completed

-  whilst in Sanlam's service:

  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Worker's Benefits
  • Retirement and Investment Planning