Head of Loan Capital Market Solutions, Rand Merchant Bank

Jo Maharaj

Jo has 13 years’ experience in investment banking spanning derivative structuring, institutional sales, loan syndications. She joined RMB in 2011 and was appointed to lead the Syndications and Distribution team for South Africa and African Regions 2017. In 2021 she was appointed as the Head of the Loan Capital Market Solutions (“LCMS”) team, which consists of the Loan Syndication, Insurance, Export Credit Agency Finance and Offshore Structured Sales business. She is a member of the RMB Investment Banking Executive Committee.

During her tenure at RMB, she has acted as Chair to RMB Aperture - RMB’s Diversity, Inclusion and Equity workplace forum; is a member of RMB Athena Exco – RMB’s Gender Equality initiative; and a founding member of RMB Origin Lamba – RMB’s LGBTQIA+ affiliation group.

Prior to joining RMB, she worked at Absa Capital in Infrastructure & Public Sector coverage. She holds a Master’s degree in International Finance and Development Economics from the Fletcher School, Tufts University, Boston and a BA in Law and Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.