Absa Group Limited – Group Chief Executive Officer
Daniel was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer with effect from 15 January 2020.
Prior to joining Absa, he was a Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank since July 2009 where he served two terms. His responsibilities included Financial Markets, International Economic Relations and Policy as well as the Human and Operations Cluster. He was a member of the Governors’ Executive Committee, the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Stability Committee, Risk Management Committee and the Prudential Committee. He was the Chairperson of the Reserves Management Committee as well as the Chair of the Board of the Corporation of Public Deposits. He served as the G20 Central Bank deputy for South Africa as well as the Chairman for the IMFC Deputies.
His experience before the SARB included credit-risk analysis, corporate banking, and project and structured finance at private banking institutions in Germany, The United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa.
Qualifications: Associate Certificates (Chartered Institute of Bankers (London) in association with City Polytechnic of London /Guildhall University) German Banking Diploma (Bankkaufmann).