Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group. We offer a range of retail, business, corporate and investment banking, wealth management products and services primarily in South Africa and Africa.
Colin joined the Board as an independent director in 2010. He is the Chairman of the Group Audit and Compliance Committee and a member of the Group Risk and Capital Management, Directors’ Affairs, Separation Oversight and Board Finance Committees
Colin is the former senior partner and chief executive officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Southern Africa and retired from that position in June 2009. He was also the chairman of the SAICA board in 2002/3 and was a member of the Accounting Practices Board.
He is also a non-executive director of Sasol Limited, SAB Zenzele Holdings Limited and the Ethics Institute of South Africa.
Qualifications: BCom (Hons); CA (SA)
Mohamed joined the Board as an independent director in 2008. He is the Chairman of the Social and Ethics Committee and is a member of the Group Audit and Compliance, Group Remuneration, Directors’ Affairs and Separation Oversight Committees.
Mohamed has been an attorney for 30 years, during which time he has represented a diverse range of state, institutional and individual clients in all areas of corporate practice. He is a past president of the London-based Commonwealth Lawyers Association and of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces. Mohamed is a past chairman of the Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund and he was a founder member and councillor of the Law Society of South Africa. He currently serves on its audit and risk committees and chairs the remuneration committee. Mohamed has also served as Judge of the High Court of South Africa.
Mohamed serves as director of Knowles Husain Lindsay Incorporated and KLH Investments Proprietary Limited and is the non-executive chairman of Andulela Investment Holdings Limited.
Paul joined the Board as an independent director in February 2016. He is the Chairman of the Group Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Group Audit and Compliance, Group Risk and Capital Management, Separation Oversight and the Directors' Affairs Committees. Paul will also be joining the Board Finance Committee with effect from April 2018.
Paul started his career in auditing and became a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa before spending time in the construction industry in South Africa, Africa and in the Middle East. He first served as chief financial officer and deputy chief executive officer of Group Five Limited and then chief financial officer of Al Naboodah Construction Group LLC. From 2010 to 2013, he was the finance director and group executive for Group Capital of Eskom Holdings (SOC) Limited. Paul was most recently the chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited from July 2014 to February 2016.
He is the chief executive officer of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises LLC and a non-executive director of enX Group Limited.
Qualifications: BCom; BAcc (Hons); CA (SA).
Jason is the Group Financial Director and he joined the Board and Executive Committee in September 2016. He is the Chairman of the Models Committee and a member of the Group Risk and Capital Management, Credit Concentration Risk, Information Technology and Separation Oversight Committees.
Before joining the Group, he was a partner at Ernst & Young Inc. Jason joined the Group in 2008 as the Financial Controller and was appointed as the Head of Finance in 2014 after holding several senior finance positions.
Jason is a Director of Absa Financial Services Limited, Woolworths Financial Services (Pty) Limited and is an employer appointed Trustee of the Absa Pension Fund.
Qualifications: B Acc (Hons); CA (SA)