MSc Eng (elec), MBA (Wits); advanced management programme (Harvard University); non-executive directors course (Insead)
Appointed to the Board in 2022.
Brian Kennedy is a skilled leader with over 30 years’ experience in engineering and financial services in Africa, encompassing executive (CEO) and non-executive board roles in large institutions and smaller high-growth private companies. After an early career in systems engineering for automated test equipment, he moved into the financial services field, developing his skills in project and structured finance. He then spent 20 years with the Nedbank group, primarily responsible for developing its corporate and investment banking division into the group’s largest revenue stream. He is a non-executive director of Ecobank Transnational Limited, Afrisam Holdings Proprietary Limited, Nozala Women Investments Proprietary Limited and Telkom Limited.