Daniel Mminele

CEO of Absa Group

Daniel was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer with effect from 15 January 2020. He is a member of the Group Risk and Capital Management (GRCMC), Group Credit Risk Committee (GCRC), Social and Ethics Committee (SEC), Information Technology Committee (ITC), Separation Oversight Committee (SC) and Models Committee (MC).

Daniel has substantial banking experience, having most recently completed his second 5-year term as Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), where his responsibilities included Financial Markets, International Economic Relations and Policy, and Human Capital and Operations.  Among others, he was a member of the Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Committee.  Prior to joining the SARB in September 1999, he worked for African Merchant Bank and Commerzbank in South Africa, and WestLB in the UK and Germany for 12 years, commencing in 1987.  Daniel previously earned a German banking qualification and obtained various associate certificates from the Institute of Bankers in the UK.

Qualifications: Associate Certificates (City Polytechnic of London /Guildhall University) in association with Chartered Institute of Bankers (London); German Banking Diploma (Bankkaufmann).