René van Wyk
René joined the Board as an independent non-executive director in 2017. He is the Chairman of the Group Risk and Capital Management Committee (GRCMC) and Credit Concentration Risk Committees (CoRC) and a member of the Director’s Affairs Committee, Separation Oversight Committee and Group Audit and Compliance Committee (GACC).
René is the former Registrar of Banks and Head of Banking Supervision of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and retired from that position in May 2016. Prior to that, René was with the Nedbank Group of companies (from 1993 to 2011), where he occupied various positions, in the risk field notably executive director responsible for risk at Nedcor Investment Bank, and CEO of Imperial Bank (a subsidiary of Nedbank). In his earlier years, he joined KPMG and rose to become partner in the financial services group.
Qualifications: BCom; BCompt (Hons); CA (SA).