John Gachora, Barclays Bank Africa managing director, head of corporate and investment banking
Current position: Managing director (head of corporate and investment banking), Barclays Africa, Johannesburg
Recent roles: Served as CEO, Absa Africa (2010-2011), managing principal (head of Africa), Absa Capital (2008-2011), MD-Group head (2007-2008) Bank of America Investment Banking.
Board membership: National Bank of Commerce, Barclays Bank Mozambique, Absa Bank Ltd, Namibia, Absa Capital Nigeria Representative Office.
- MBA (Finance and Management)- Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania)
- Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)- MIT.