Ope BobapeOpe Bobade

South Africa


Occupational Information

Job Title: Senior Risk Manager at FirstRand

Professional History

Ope Bobade is a Senior Risk Manager at FirstRand, working on strategic and emerging risks with the Chief Risk Officer. He has over a decade of experience in the financial services sector, at banks, and as a management consultant, with roles focusing on the intersection between risk, finance, and strategy. A significant part of his current role deals with understanding and developing mutually beneficial ways for the financial sector to have a positive impact on environmental and societal challenges such as climate change.

Ope says he is passionate about providing opportunities through education and he has participated in several initiatives that look to assist in filling the gap by providing supplementary tutoring for learners from disadvantaged communities.


BSc Financial and Actuarial Mathematics
MSc Global Finance


2022 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

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