Our Board

Mohamed Husain

Mohamed joined the Board as an independent director in 2008. He was appointed as the Lead Independent Director of both the Group and Absa bank boards with effect from 1 June 2018. 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. He is a past chairman of the Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund. Mohamed was a founder member and councillor of the Law Society of South Africa and he currently serves on its audit and risk committees and chairs the remuneration committee. He  has 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.

Qualifications: BProc.