About us

Before starting Idwala Research, Pieter Vorster spent 30 years as an investment analyst with global investment banks and fund managers, including Credit Suisse and UBS.

He is a consumer industry specialist, skilled in both developed and emerging markets and a tobacco sector expert, with coverage spanning more than 20 years.

Robust, in-depth and often unconventional analysis remains the foundation of the unbiased research approach that has enabled dialogue with senior management and institutional investors over more than three decades.