2016 Archbishop Desmond Tutu African Leadership Fellow André Ross has been made Executive Director, Head Global Corporate Banking, Sub-Saharan Africa for J.P. Morgan. He has served J.P. Morgan as Executive Director, South Africa since June of 2017 and was Head of Financial Institutions Africa with Barclays Africa Corporate and Investment Bank.
André is passionate about empowering youth through sport. He co-Founded the Jala Peo foundation, which runs two academies - the Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy and the Muldersdrift Academy. The academies were started with the intention of helping children to use their time constructively and gives them a positive outlet for healthy activities.
Andre also presently serves as a member of the Investment Committee for Coca-Cola Beverages Company of South Africa Mintirho Foundation, and has been a non-executive director of AfriGrow Development.