Trevor Manuel

Trevor Manuel

Chairperson and Independent Non-Executive Director

Trevor is the Chairperson of the Board. He currently serves on the international advisory board and as Non-Executive Deputy Chairperson of Rothschild. He is also a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of Swiss Reinsurance Company Limited. He served in the South African Government for more than 20 years, including as Minister of Finance and as Minister in the Presidency, responsible for the National Planning Commission. During his ministerial career, he assumed a number of ex-officio positions at international bodies including the United Nations Commission for Trade and Development, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the G20, the African Development Bank Group and SADC.

Education: He holds a National Diploma in Civil and Structural Engineering from the Peninsula Technikon, South Africa and completed the Executive Management Programme at Stanford University.

Board Committees: Nomination & Governance and Responsible Business