Itumeleng Makgati


Job Title: Group Information Security Executive

Company: Standard Bank Group


Itumeleng Makgati is a seasoned Information Technology Executive with nearly two decades of experience in the Financial Services, metals and mining, petrochemicals, and public services industries for blue chip companies such as BHP Billiton, Mozal, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Sasol, and Debswana. Itumeleng is currently a group information security executive within the Standard Bank Group, where she directs the group's cyber security services in accordance with the African banking giant's digital and platform business vision and business strategy. As a senior technology leader with a decade of management consulting experience, Itumeleng's portfolio includes extensive experience in large-scale global and local technology transformations.


2021 - Present Group Information Security Executive, Standard Bank Group ·
2020 - 2020 Vice President : IM Southern Africa Portfolio, Sasol  
2019 - 2020 CISO and Vice President: Security and Architecture
2018 - 2019 Executive Partner: Base Chemicals
2016 - 2018 Global Head of Infrastructure Services
2015 - 2016 Global Head of IT Services Integration
2005 - 2015 Senior Manager: Business and Systems Integration, Accenture

2012 - 2023 Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Suffolk
2022 Leading Digital Programme, Information Technology, MIT Sloan Executive Education
Executive Development Programme - OWP, IMB
Computer Science | Applied Mathematics, University of KwaZulu-Natal
2018 - 2018 Leadership Development, GIBS Business School (Gordon Institute of Business Science)


About Standard Bank: Africa is our home, we drive her growth. What does this mean for a brand that is 155 years old? It means that we know, understand and believe in Africa and all her opportunities. We see the potential it has for our people, our customers, entrepreneurs and those who are as passionate about investing in Africa as we are. Our family extends across 20 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and we nurture some of the most skilled, innovative and creative minds in the industry. Our purpose is to drive Africa’s growth, we are a catalyst for inclusive and sustainable economic growth in the countries we operate and we make life better for our fellow Africans by doing business the right way

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