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David Hodnett ( Full image set)
David Hodnett
Chief Risk & Corporate Affairs Officer
BCom (University of the Witwatersrand), BAcc (University of the Witwatersrand), CA (SA), MBA (Manchester Business School/University of Wales), Advanced Diploma in Banking (RAU)

Career highlights

  • David Hodnett joined the group in March 2019, as the group chief risk and ethics officer. 
  • He held numerous executive roles at Barclays Africa/Absa from 2008 to 2018.
  • In line with the changes to the group’s operating model, the role changed to chief risk and corporate affairs officer with effect from 1 January 2021. 
  • Between August 2021 and 31 December 2021 he had stepped in as the interim chief executive officer for business and commercial clients for the group following the departure of Zweli Manyathi from the group. He resumed his role as chief risk and corporate affairs officer with effect 1 January 2022.