Jibran Qureishi is currently the Head of Africa Research at the Standard Bank Group. Jibran provides strategic and operational leadership to a team that has members in multiple geographic locations across the continent. The macroeconomic research is overlaid with fixed income and currency research to produce executable trade ideas in African fixed income and currency markets. In addition, his team’s research is aimed at identifying potentially profitable trading opportunities in the growing African Eurobond market.
Jibran features prominently in leading business media and in 2018 was hailed as one of Kenya’s Top 40 under 40 professionals. He advises the banks clients and senior management in various in-country offices on Africa strategy.
Additionally, he has advised governments and central banks on ad hoc research and advisory requests. He was ranked first by the Financial Mail top analyst awards for Sub Saharan Africa in 2016 and his team also emerged victorious in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Spire Awards in 2016 and 2017 as the best Africa research team.
Jibran holds a BSc in Economics graduating with honours and an MSc in Economics and Finance both from the
University of Kent.