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South Africa



Occupational Information

Occupation: Banker

Occupational Position: Principal, Syndicate Business at Barclays Africa

Professional History

Andiswa Bata joined the syndicate business division at Barclays Africa in Johannesburg, in September 2015. She was previously with Barclays Africa from December 2006, where she occupied various roles from strategy & planning, loan structuring & execution, to Africa loan syndications and distribution.

In October 2010, Andiswa joined Standard Bank, where she was most recently the Head of Institutional Structured Sales. Prior to that, she headed up the Africa loan syndications business.

Andiswa is passionate about youth development. She co-chairs the women’s forum (“Banking on Women”) within the Barclays Africa corporate & investment banking business. Banking on Women’s flagship talent development programme “Masedi” won the award for Investing in Young Women at the South African Gender Mainstreaming Awards in 2016. 


Bachelor of Business Science from the University of Cape Town


2017 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow