CHAIRMAN – INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
Willie joined Creation Capital in 2020 as independent Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is an industrial engineer with more than 20 year’s experience in the banking sector. Willie was the Consulting Lead Partner for Financial Services at PWC (South Africa). In 1996, Willie joined the Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) team which initiated Origin, which became RMB Private Bank. After the formation of FirstRand Group, Willie moved to First National Bank (FNB), listed on the JSE, and one of the four largest banking institutions in South Africa. Willie held various executive positions in the banking group, including CEO of FNB Commercial Bank.
Willie stepped down from FNB in 2018. He currently acts as a consultant and advisor to the bank’s Senior Executives and serves on various financial institution committees.
Willie holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Pretoria.