Emrie Brown is a seasoned investment banker whose career in Investment Banking started in 1997 in Structured Finance. She began her career with RMB in 2001 as a transactor and became head of Leveraged Finance in 2006. In 2009 she moved to Cape Town to head up the Western Cape investment banking team. She relocated to Johannesburg after being appointed as co-head of the Investment Banking Division in July 2015.
Brown is currently the Head of RMB’s Banking Division (which includes Corporate Transactional Banking, Investment Banking and Coverage), which represents the most significant portion of RMB’s total earnings. She has extensive experience in investment banking and holds strong, long-term client relationships.
Emrie obtained a B.Com Accounting degree in 1990 at the University of Pretoria and completed her Honours degree the following year at what used to be called Rand Afrikaans University. Emrie qualified Cum Laude as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 1994.
Diversity and inclusion in financial services and growing the number of females in managerial positions in the bank are two of Emrie’s many passions. When she is not hard at work growing RMB’s Banking business, she enjoys traveling to the bush, and having good food and wine with friends and family.
In May 2022 Emrie was appointed as CEO-designate at RMB and will effectively take over as chief executive on 1 October 2022.
Tuesday 04 October 11:35 - 11:50 Main Stage