Alpesh Patel is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for ABSA and Barclays Africa.
Patel has extensive experience managing large, multi-million dollar technology programmes.
He has a breadth of experience in strategy, stakeholder partnership, financial and operational leadership that will lay a solid foundation for the integration of the Absa and Barclays Africa operations.
Prior to his role as CIO for Africa, Patel was Head of Equities Technology, Asia Pacific, Barclays Capital since 2009.
Before joining Barclays, Patel held a number of senior technology roles in financial services, across multiple geographies including Asia, Western Europe and North America.
Patel is a qualified accountant (FCCA).