Brad has 20 years payments and banking experience.
His payments experience covers a deep involvement with industry organisations, associations and regulators both in South Africa as well as across SADC and the rest of Africa. These include national and regional switches, card and payments associations, bankers’ associations as well as central banks and regulators across different African countries.
Brad has authored several research articles on payments and transactional banking in South Africa, regionally (Southern Africa Development Community - SADC) and for other African markets and regularly presents at payments conferences and related events.
Whilst at the Banking Association South Africa, he was the payments lead at the 2006 Competition Commission Enquiry in South Africa into bank charges and interchange fees.
Currently Brads role is that of Head, Payments and Collections Standard Bank – Africa Regions, which operates in 15 countries across the continent.
He recently helped lead industry thinking to achieve a pragmatic approach towards the implementation of the CMA low value payments directive. An initiative seen as foundational to enabling the SADC regional payments vision.
Prior to joining Standard Bank, Brad was Chief Executive Officer of BankservAfrica’s Regulated Business, the primary ACH and card switch, serving South Africa and other African countries.
Married with two children, Brad enjoys running and cycling, and is scheduled to run his seventh Comrades Marathon in 2019. He’s climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in 2011 and in his spare time enjoys reading going to the theatre.
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