Jason Quinn was appointed financial director of Absa in September 2016. He joined the board and executive committee in September 2016. He is the chairman of the models committee and a member of the group risk and capital, management, credit concentration risk, information technology and separation oversight committees. Before joining the group, he was a partner at EY. Jason joined the group in 2008 as the financial controller and was appointed as the head of finance in 2014 after holding several senior finance positions.
Jason is a director of Absa Financial Services, Woolworths Financial Services and is an employer appointed Trustee of the Absa Pension Fund. He holds a B.Com Hons from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is a CA (SA).
Jason has also been nominated for the CFO Awards 2019 for his work as the Group FD at Absa. He was again nominated in 2020.
2016 – Present Group Financial Director, Absa Group Ltd
2014 – 2016 Head of Finance, Barclays Africa Group Ltd
2012 – 2014 CFO: Retail and Business Banking, Barclays Africa Group Ltd
2008 – 2012 Group Financial Controller, Absa
1993 – 2008 Partner, EY
B.Com, Accounting Honours CTA, University of KZN
B.Com, Accounting, UNISA
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