Ernest Matthewson – B.Comm, LLB, HDipCoLaw, MBA Ernest has 2 decade’s worth of diverse experience, including experience in local and foreign markets including
South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, the UK and Asia. During his years of experience, Ernest has honourably held the following positions:
• Head of Corporate Finance for Nedbank Capital, part of Nedbank, one of South Africa’s “big-4” domestic banks. • UK Country Head for Nedbank London. • CEO of Bank PHB (UK), a start-up UK bank and a subsidiary of Bank PHB, a former Nigerian bank. • Head of Investment Banking, Africa, for HSBC
This diverse experience uniquely qualifies Ernest as an advisor, having worked at a large domestic bank, being CEO of the UK branch of the same bank, started up a new UK bank as its CEO, and being responsible for the African investment banking activities for one of the world’s largest banks. Ernest is an admitted attorney, holds an MBA from Wits Business School and is a member of the Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IODSA).