Phumzile Maseko’s professional career spans over 29 years, with most of this journey spent in public service. Phumzile has worked briefly in a higher learning institution, mostly in government (National Treasury, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Sports, Arts Culture), and significantly in the banking sector (South African Reserve Bank, Nedbank and FirstRand Bank Limited). She held roles of Administrator, Trainee, Analyst, Dealer, Director, Treasurer and Executive. Academically, Phumzile holds the qualification BCom (Hons) MBL and has an ambition to formally pursue further studies in the near future.
Over the years she has gained extensive knowledge and understanding of local and international debt capital markets, bank-treasury risk, marketing, funding, liability management, investment and portfolio risk management, balance sheet management, market research, stakeholder and relationship management, client relations, as well as team management. The exposure to African markets she has in recent years gives her insight into workings of those markets. Phumzile is based in Gauteng, South Africa and has travelled to interesting places around the globe.
Her competencies, skills and capabilities include Project Management; Investor Relations; International Relations; Electronic Trading Platforms; Treasury and Banking; Business Strategy; Corporate Governance; Leadership, Mentorship, Collaboration, Active Listening and Communication. In thriving for consistent self-development and continuous learning, she keeps abreast of various trends and developments in different spheres of industries. This include areas such as ethics having pursued the subject with The Ethics Institute and undertook to be certified as an Ethics Officer, and Impact Investing.
She is a Certified Director with the Institute of Directors South Africa and is a fully engaged member.
Phumzile loves life, she enjoys walking, hiking and plays golf for fun while spending time with people whose company she enjoys. She engages regularly in activities that promote wellness in her living.