Shabhana Thaver


Job Title: CIO

Company: Investec Specialist Bank South Africa


Shabhana Thaver was appointed as Investec Specialist Bank's chief information officer (CIO) in 2019. She has, however, held various positions in Investec's central services, including IT and risk management, software development, and architecture. Shabhana has worked for the specialty bank for over a decade.

2019 - Present CIO Investec Specialist Bank SA, Investec
2019 - 2020 Head of PB IT, Investec
2018 - 2019 Head of Central Services IT (Risk, Compliance, Finance, Other), Investec
2015 - 2019 Group Risk Head of IT, Investec
2013 - 2015 Architect & Software Development, Testing & BI Lead CIB, Investec
2010 - 2015 Architect & Software Development Lead CIB, Investec
2008 - 2011 Software Developer CIB, Investec
2004 - 2008 Software Developer, Smartcall

2022 - 2022 Harvard Professional Development Programme: Organisational Leadership, Professional Development - Harvard Division of Education 
2010 - 2012 Masters in Business Leadership, University of South Africa 
2003 - 2003 Honours, Computer Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal
2000 -2002 BSc, Computer Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal

About Investec Specialist Bank SA: Investec is a multinational banking and wealth management group with headquarters in both the United Kingdom and South Africa. The company offers a diverse range of financial products and services to clients across Europe, Southern Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. Investec's shares are listed on both the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, reflecting its global presence and investment opportunities.

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