Prudence MashalanePrudence Mashalane

South Africa


Occupational Information

Job Title: Head of Client Acquisition for Banking at Investec

Professional History

Prudence Mashalane is the Head of Client Acquisition for Banking at Investec, a position she has held since July 2017. In this role, she is responsible for developing and implementing the acquisition strategy for banking, as well as managing the launch of the banking incentive programme and the implementation of its related customer relationship management. She has also been instrumental in building out the mortgage origination channel.  With more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry, Prudence brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role.

Prior to joining Investec, she held various senior positions at Standard Bank, including Head Retail Banking Gauteng, Head Private Banking, Head Prestige Banking, Manager Branch Banking, Regional Personal and Business Banking Manager, and Branch Manager Margate.

Prudence has visited countries such as Uganda, London, and Dubai in pursuit of expanding her knowledge and career.



Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management - University of South Africa
International Executive Development Programme (Financial Services) - Wits Business School
General Management Programme - Harvard Business School
Regulatory Examination Certificates RE 05 and RE 1 - Financial Planning Institute


2023 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Programme

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.