Tributes pour in for Mike Schüssler

Bibliometric Details: Issue No: 5 | Issue Month:May | Issue Year:2022

Brenthurst Wealth:

As an self adequate economist, Mike Schüssler became once in a class of his fetch. He wrote about advanced economic realities, and economics in authorized, in a method that authorized folks could maybe well presumably realize and convey to. His examine became once unparalleled, his perception highly regarded. Brenthurst Wealth labored with Mike for decades, he became once a most standard speaker at our client occasions and more lately on webinars. As consulting economist to Brenthurst, he wrote reports of an distinguished authorized that contributed to every our purchasers and our crew’s knowing of enterprise points and the tactic this impacts funding selections. Previous his skilled profession, he became once a gigantic particular person. Sociable, moving, and partaking on diverse issues. He’ll be greatly uncared for. Our condolences to his household and his crew at Economists.co.za.

So unhappy to hear about the passing of Mike Schussler,true friend and consulting economist to Brenthurst, after immediate strive in opposition to with cancer. Was a undoubtedly proficient economist and communicator on technical points. Condolences to spouse Greta and household. RIP my extinct friend….

— Magnus Heystek (@MagnusHeystek) Might per chance per chance per chance per chance also just 24, 2022

Economists.co.za assertion:

It’s a long way with big sadness that we verify that Mike Schüssler, authorized economist and founding father of economists.co.za died on Tuesday 24 Might per chance per chance per chance per chance also just 2022 after a immediate, dauntless strive in opposition to in opposition to cancer. He became once 60 years extinct.

Mike’s brilliant profession spans over about 30 years, wherein he has excelled in many alternative sectors of the economy. In his early years he labored at Transnet, the Treasury, FBC Bank, EW and SAA, it became once right here the set apart he gained priceless expertise and perception into the transport sector of the economy, which remained regarded as one of his arena of interest focal level areas all via his profession. His profession developed towards consultancy in 2000 and in the eight years to 2008, Mike became once the executive economic advisor to T-sec (beforehand veritably known as Tradek.com). With this in-depth expertise in the funding industry added, he founded his fetch self adequate consultancy economists.co.za in 2005.

At economists.co.za Mike’s ardour and perception into the economy in actuality came to fruition. He consulted widely, to excessive profile native and world purchasers, among others Nationwide Treasury, Daimler Chrysler, BP, SAPOA (South African Property Householders Association), Financial Planning Institute of South Africa, DCASA (Debt Counselling Association of South Africa), Capitalworks, SAPA (South African Poultry Association), Deepest Sector Health Forum and heaps of more collectively with mines, banks, pharmaceutical companies, micro lenders and commodity desks at non-public institutions.

Mike Schussler became once affected person, accessible, kind and generous along with his time. He made advanced ideas accessible and aided generations of newshounds, collectively with me, to advise stories better. Thanks Mike.

— Bruce Whitfield (@brucebusiness) Might per chance per chance per chance per chance also just 24, 2022

His examine also resulted in the attain of irregular indicators for the South African economy, which is belief of as one of his gigantic legacies for the South African economic sector. In earlier years, he developed provincial economic barometers and more lately the BETI, the BankservAfrica Financial Transaction Index, the BPPI, the Deepest Pensions Index and the BTPI, the BankservAfrica Capture-home Pay, that are released on a month-to-month basis and gives priceless timeous recordsdata on the thunder of the South African economy. There have been also, among others, the CTrack Transport and Freight Index and the ADCORP staffing Index. Mike became once also the consulting economist for Brenthurst Wealth Administration and likewise consulted to MasterCard, the alternate union UASA, and SAFCOL, the wooded field firm, which uses his enter for arbitration, remuneration, inflation and pricing.

Mike has won the South African Economist of the 365 days rivals twice, in 2005 and 2007, regarded as one of most productive three economists to have done this. His ardour for the economy, his insightful prognosis of most up-to-date economic affairs, in most cases with an unconventional angle (and usually controversial), will possible be greatly uncared for by his purchasers, his associates and the broader society, who had the privilege to read and listen to his views in the media on a conventional basis.

Mike held a M Com (Economics) from the Rand Afrikaans University and in earlier years also taught phase-time at SBL Unisa, UOVS (MBA) and UJ (M com Economics).

Mike left his spouse Greta and son Rudi in the again of.

Leisure in peace, Mike Schussler.

One in every of the gigantic economists, and a gigantic man.

It became once an honour to ranking to know you, and to learn from you.


— Chris Hattingh 🌐🚢 (@ChrisHatt11) Might per chance per chance per chance per chance also just 24, 2022

From David Melville:

Renowned South African economist Mike Schüssler has died. He died this morning from cancer. He became once regarded as one of my accepted economists. Mike had a irregular brilliance that made him a extremely particular economist. This became once doubtlessly which ability of his practicing as a chartered accountant as effectively as a fraud investigator. His attention to detail and data have been wonderful. I had the privilege of no longer true attending his seminars (that have been involving) however also meeting him after which later communicating with him by e mail. I became once so grateful that he made time for me. As a man, he became once gracious and lightweight. He became once never smug or proud. His expertise and insights will possible be misplaced, however we are blessed to have benefited vastly from him. He understood the impartial that gold played in the economy. He highlighted in his leer of asset classes that gold had outperformed all others asset classes and became once the true over 50 years.

BankservAfrica assertion:

The lack of a Critical Mind: Mike Schüssler

BankservAfrica would desire to enlighten its deep sorrow on the passing of Mike Schüssler, Chief Economist at Economists.co.za and would desire to develop condolences to his spouse and household.

Since 2012, Mike has been the consulting economist and media spokesperson for the month-to-month BankservAfrica indices, particularly the BankservAfrica Financial Transactions Index, BankservAfrica Capture-home Pay Index and BankservAfrica Deepest Pensions Index, as effectively as particular economic reports.

“Mike Schüssler has been a accomplice and a chum to BankservAfrica for heaps of years. On behalf of the crew, I’d desire to ship our deepest sympathies and precise condolences on the passing of Mike. Our tips and prayers are along with his household at this unhappy time. As an economist and as a citizen, he will possible be remembered for his selfless provider of sharing recordsdata on a conventional basis and guaranteeing its relatedness for every and every South African. He’ll be sorely uncared for,” says Jan Pilbauer, CEO of BankservAfrica.  

Mike will possible be remembered for his mammoth contributions to South Africa.

“Mike communicated advanced economic ideas in a method that authorized South Africans could maybe well presumably realize – in that method, he introduced economics to the dinner desk and made us all feel more knowledgeable by demystifying economics for a total lot of us. He became once smitten by South Africa and created a particular phase with the attain of the BankservAfrica economic indices. He left an indelible set as an economist, and these of us who knew him and labored carefully with him will feel his loss for years to return,” ends Shergeran Naidoo, BankservAfrica’s Head of Stakeholder Engagements.

I shall omit my occasional chats with Mike Schussler. He became once an true and artful man

— Max du Preez (@MaxduPreez) Might per chance per chance per chance per chance also just 24, 2022

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