Category: Economic Empowerment Award
Kershini Govender is currently Divisional Executive: Transformation, Strategy & Alignment at Nedbank Group Ltd, residing in the Group Marketing, Communications & Corporate Affairs business cluster. She has worked at Nedbank for 12 years and previously held positions in Group Business Innovation and Group Strategy. Prior to joining Nedbank, she was employed at the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa (JSE) for over 5 years and prior to that at Promat (Transnet) for 18 months.
She graduated from the University of Natal with a BComm (Business Finance & Business Logistics). In 2007, she completed the first ever, Bank Seta Women’s Development Programme (WDP) with international learning experience to China, with distinction. She was then selected by the Bank Seta and Da Vinci Institute to co-facilitate the Bank Seta WDP 2008 with international learning experience to India. In 2009 she was then selected to present and facilitate at the Global Executive Learning Forum in San Jose. In Nov 2010, she completed the Global Executive Development Programme through Gordon Institute of Business Science with distinction.
Her experience in excess of 15 years has been in the disciplines of Strategy, Business Analysis and Project Management. Kershini is also a qualified coach (ACTP Consciousness Coaching) and on the board of the Nedbank Community Trust.