At Land Bank, we offer an inspiring, challenging and diverse place to work. Our team consists of great people thoroughly engaged in delivering on our mandate to transform the agricultural sector and contribute to food security. With competition for good talent intensifying, we strive to build a culture of high performance, recognition and reward that sets us apart from other employers.
With its unique challenges, the agricultural sector requires innovative thinkers working to find equally as unique solutions that will move the sector forward. If you’re looking for a dynamic and meaningful career at one of the country’s most progressive organisations, look no further!
Senior Specialist: Agriculture Horticulture
General Manager: Post Investment Indirect Lending
Provincial Manager: Northern Cape
Senior Specialist: Agriculture Horticulture: Agricultural Advisory – Head Office
Simpiwe holds a Master's Degree in Agricultural Economics from Stellenbosch University.
After completing his Masters studies, he joined Hortgro as an Agric Economist responsible for writing reports and newsletters. In 2015 he joined Standard Bank as an Agric Credit Analyst for four years. In this role he was responsible for agricultural credit application assessments & evaluations, identified possible growth opportunities, identified risks in different agricultural industries to be aware of and which industries within agriculture to minimize the bank’s exposure and compile reports to inform relevant stakeholders about the performance of the agricultural lending book.
Simpiwe has been with the AEA division at Land Bank for the past 5 years as an Agri Specialist: Horticulture. He has been providing expert agricultural support to the Bank to facilitate accurate and efficient structuring of appropriate financial solutions and feasible transactions, as well as ongoing technical advice and knowledge sharing for the assurance of high quality and accurate applications to credit.
Theresa was appointed in this role effective 01 January 2023 but she was Acting as Chief Audit Executive since November 2022. Theresa joined the Land Bank in August 2015 as the Business Manager: Office of the CEO.
Theresa is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a B. Com. Accounting Sciences and Honours B. Com. Accounting degree and a CTA. She has 14 years’ experience in the Banking environment, which includes Management and Strategy Execution.
Theresa was actively involved in the recent SLA Insourcing project as Programme Manager where she was collaborating with all the divisions within the organisation to enable as smooth as a transition as possible.
Provincial Manager: Northern Cape: CDBB - Coastal – Upington
Brendan holds a Certificate in Banking Services Advice through Millpark Business School and RE 5 exams through Moonstone. He is currently studying BCOM Business Management.
He started his banking career in 1994 and has 29 years banking experience. He has previously worked for Standard Bank as Business Analyst, African Bank as Branch Manager, ABSA various roles including, Sales Manager, Relationship Manager, Loan Centre Manager and Enterprise Development Manager for the Northern Cape. Brendan enjoys fishing in his spare time.
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