24 Oct Anusha Naidu
Anusha heads up Corporate Finance, including capital raising, structuring and investor relations at Select Africa, a pan African housing-focused microfinance institution. She is a South African Chartered Accountant with specialist financial services experience across local and international capital markets. Prior to joining Select in 2016, Anusha worked at various PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) global offices. She spent three years in PwC’s Banking and Capital Markets audit team in Johannesburg, where she led external audits on Standard Bank Group and FirstRand Treasury, as well as a four-month secondment to PwC Dubai. She also spent three years in PwC’s M&A Advisory team in London, where she led various buy-side and sell-side transactions for financial services clients, including private equity, hedge funds, investment banks, and retail banks. On her return to South Africa in 2015, she independently consulted to Old Mutual Investment Group in Cape Town for 6 months. Select Africa is a retail financial services group focused primarily on the extension of retail unsecured, incremental housing microfinance, education and consumer finance loans, ranging from three to seventy two months. Select commenced operations in August 1999, with the opening of its first branch
in Mbabane, eSwatini, followed by the establishment of subsequent operations. Today, Select has operations in eSwatini, Lesotho, Kenya, Malawi Uganda, South Africa and Mauritius.