August van Heerden
August van Heerden is the Chief Risk Officer for Barclays Africa Group Limited. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chief Separation Officer, responsible for the separation programme of the Group from Barclays PLC. From March 2016 to January 2017, August was the Chief Risk Officer for the to-be-formed Discovery Bank.Prior to that, from 2012 to 2016, he was the Chief Financial Officer for our Retail and Business Banking business.
August began his career with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (subsequently KPMG) in 1983, where after he held various financial related positions at Nedbank Limited, KPMG, and Standard Bank Group, amongst others.
Qualifications: BCom; BAcc (Hons);CA (SA); Advanced Diploma in Banking Law