Head: Oil & Gas (South Africa), Client Coverage, Standard Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
He joined Standard Bank in 2010 and is responsible for the formulation and execution of the oil and gas sector strategy in South Africa, and oversight on clients and their needs in advisory, financing, cash management, risk mitigation and trade finance. He also represents Standard Bank on the sector, interacting with multiple stakeholders to unlock growth and investment opportunities.
Khwezi began his career as an engineer in 1992. Between 1999 & 2010, he worked for the Coega Development Corporation in Port Elizabeth (SA), with senior and executive roles in strategy, operations and business development.
Khwezi holds a BSc. Civil Eng. (Univ. of Natal, South Africa); an MBA (Nyenrode Business Universiteit, the Netherlands) and a MSc. Financial Management (Univ. of London, UK). He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania, USA) and attended Harvard Business School’s Global Energy Seminar. Khwezi is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®).