Head of Risk

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (UK)
Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD)
The Institute of Risk Management South Africa
Date joined AfrAsia: 04-Sep-16

Rakesh was appointed Head of Risk in October
2018. He was previously Business Manager
reporting to the Senior Executive – Corporate
Banking and to the Chief Executive Officer. He
currently oversees the Market Risk, Asset and
Liability Management, Recovery, AML, Operational
Risk and IFRS9 implementation divisions.
Prior to joining AfrAsia, Rakesh accumulated
extensive experience through various senior roles
driving change across the Audit & Finance divisions
with Deloitte & Touche Qatar, Deutsche Bank and
Standard Bank. He brings over 20 years of onshore
and offshore expertise in key areas such as Risk
Appetite, Budgeting, Strategic planning and other
fundamental projects.