Occupational Position: Regional Head, Investec Private Bank, Eastern Cape. Qualified attorney
Cumesh is a qualified attorney and Regional Head of Investec Private Bank, for the Eastern Cape. The Private Bank in the region has 55 employees, and consists of three key pillars, Banking, Property Finance and Private Capital. The region has offices in Port Elizabeth, East London and a presence in the Southern Cape.
The Private Bank business, has focused Private Client offerings in the Property and Private Capital spaces and a full transactional banking offering.
Cumesh joined Investec in 2012, and has been based in the Port Elizabeth office. Prior to that he managed an established Eastern Cape based law firm, Goldberg & De Villiers for a number of years, where he headed up the commercial law department. He had joined the firm as a Candidate Attorney, and remained there for a period of 18 years before joining Investec.
In 2015 Cumesh attended the Programme for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School, which helped deepen leadership skills, business analysis, strategy formulation and problem solving. Cumesh holds a BA, LLB and LLM (Tax). He is currently a deputy President of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, a regional business chamber.
Law degrees from Rhodes and Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan University
2016 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow