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Premeshin Naidoo
Sector Head of Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) at Absa Corporate and Investment Bank


Premeshin Naidoo is Managing Principal for the TMT Sector at Absa Group Limited, responsible for the origination and execution of corporate and investment banking solutions for clients across the region. He has over 19 years of experience in corporate and investment banking focusing primarily on the mining and telecoms sectors.  Prior to Absa, he spent 6 years as the Head of Mining and Telecoms for Citibank in South Africa where he has worked on a number of landmark capital raising transactions across Africa.     

Prior to his career in banking, Premeshin worked as a Civil Engineer specializing in hydraulics and hydrology, and remains registered as a Professional Engineer.  He has further completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) as well as a Master of Science in Finance (University of London), both degrees awarded cum laude.  In addition, he has attended executive programmes at Kellogg School of Management (Chicago) and Rotterdam School of Management

Agenda Sessions

  • Finance: Panel Discussion - How innovative ICT infrastructure financing can overcome the challenge of operator-engagement in rural connectivity