Executive Committee

 

Charles Russon

Charles is the Chief Operating Officer. He joined the Group in 2006 and the Executive Committee in 2014.

He completed his articles with KPMG and then joined Merrill Lynch in London as financial controller for credit products. Charles worked for Deutsche Bank in London and Frankfurt from 1998 to 2006 as the rates head of product control, before he joined Absa Capital in September 2006 as chief financial officer. He became the chief operating officer of Corporate and Investment Banking in October 2007 and regional head of finance for Barclays Africa in September 2012. Charles was appointed as Chief Operating Officer for Barclays Africa Group in May 2014.

Qualifications: CA (SA)