Akash Singh was appointed as the Group Chief Compliance Officer with effect from November 2019. Prior to this role he was the Chief Compliance Officer of Retail and Business Bank SA. Akash was the Head of Operational Risk Africa for Barclays Africa Group with oversight across 14 countries. He has also held various Internal Audit roles within the Absa Group. Before joining Absa Akash was with Nedcor Limited in the Finance function.