Investec: Nishlan Samujh

Nishlan Samujh was appointed Chief Financial Officer Executive Director of Investec Bank Limited with effect from 10 August 2016.

Interview: Nishlan Samujh

Nishlan Andre Samujh serves as Head of Global Finance at Investec Limited. He serves as Global Head of Finance of Investec plc. He also serves as Chief Financial Officer at Investec Bank Limited. He has been with Investec since 2000 in various positions and is the Group Chief Financial Officer. He has also been an Executive Director of Investec Bank Limited since 10 August 2016. He is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa). He says of his position, “My role is to make sense of where we are and what our evolution looks like. My role has been to hold the picture and execute; ensure the evolution is executable.”

Nishlan Samujh was awarded the 2017 Compliance and Empowerment award by CFO South Africa and has been nominated again for the 2020 CFO Awards.

Work
2016 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Investec
2011 – Present    Head of Finance, Investec
2000 – 2011         Various positions, Investec

Education
                                B.Acc
                                Post Graduate degree in Accounting
                                Higher Diploma in Taxation

About Investec: Investec is an international specialist banking and asset management group. It provides a range of financial products and services to a client base in three principal markets: the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia. 

In 2017 Investec reported an operating profit of £599.1 million and had 9 029 employees.