Phumelele Mbiyo

Phumelele Mbiyo ( Email )

Head: Africa Research
South Africa

Phumelele is the Head of Africa Research, leading a team conducting macroeconomic research on African countries outside of South Africa. The macroeconomic research is overlaid with fixed income and currency research to produce executable trade ideas in African local currency fixed income and currency markets. In addition, the team's research is aimed at identifying potentially profitable trading opportunities in the growing African Eurobond markets. Before joining Standard Bank in June 2006, Phumelele held various economics and fixed income research positions at Investec Asset Management, Alliance Capital Management, the South African Reserve Bank and The National Electricity Regulator (later the National Energy Regulator) in South Africa. He holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Maryland, USA, and is a CFA Charterholder.