Neil Naidoo

Neil Naidoo

  • Managing Director, Head of Africa Regional Operations (ARO), Absa Group

Neil Naidoo is responsible for Corporate Investment Bank (CIB) ‘s Africa Regional Operations (ARO) business across all segment and sectors. He is in charge of strategy and delivery, people, risk, budget and costs. Neil is also responsible for 10 countries across the continent and for non-presence countries (Angola, Ethiopia, DRC etc.), including strategy and business development. He is an Executive board member of Absa Namibia. He was previously Head of ARO Southern Region and prior that was Head of Mining and Metals Investment Banking Division. He has also worked for RMB, Nedbank, Air Liquide (where where he was based in France, Paris for 6 years) with a total of 30 years’ experience and 25 years of banking experience. Neil holds a Senior Executive Leadership Program certificate from Harvard Business School, an MBA from Edinburgh University (Scotland) and BSc in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand.

All Sessions by Neil Naidoo

Day two October 3, 2023
13:15 – 14:10

PANEL 2 - Breaking through Africa’s 3% Glass Ceiling

Balaclava Fort, Mauritius
Day One October 2, 2023