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Head, Digital Global Markets, Standard Bank Group
With over a decade of experience in driving digital transformation, Mpumi is currently the Head of Digital for Standard Bank’s Global Markets division, a role which is focused on leading the strategic direction of digital initiatives for the Global Markets trading business and its clients. Her responsibilities include building and implementing a digital culture through ensuring the adoption and optimization of innovative solutions.
Mpumi is a leader in digital solutions for banking, specifically those fit for African markets. Her thought leadership has been featured in international industry publications such as Euromoney & e-Forex magazines. She has previously held roles such as the Lead of Digital Trading Solutions, where
she drove the implementation of algorithmic trading for clients, the use of systematic trader protection controls and the use of data science principles to demonstrate best execution for the trading business and its clients.
Mpumi holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, a BSc in Computer Science Honours degree from the University of Johannesburg, and a certificate in algorithmic trading from Oxford University Said Business School. She has recently been selected to
be a part of the Institute of International Finance Future leaders’ class of 2023; a program designed to recognise professionals who represent the future of global financial services.