Johannesburg Stock Exchange: Donald Khumalo

Donald joined the JSE in November 2016

Donald Khumalo, Director of Human Resources at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, spent much of his career in the financial services and telecommunications sectors. His human resources career began a brief stint at diamond mining company De Beers in 2002.  After spending two years at both Sanlam and ABSA Bank, he moved to MTN, where he was a senior manager of HR. He then went to direct competitor Vodacom, where he assumed the role of Executive Head of HR for the Enterprise Business Unit.


2016 – Present:                       HR Director, Johannesburg Stock Exchange

2013 – 2016:                           Executive Head of HR, Enterprise Business Unit, Vodacom

2008 – 2012:                           Senior HR Manager, MTN

2005 – 2007:                           HR, ABSA Bank

2003 – 2005:                           HR, Sanlam


2014 – 2015:                           Vodacom Advanced Executive Programme, Gordon Institute of Business Science

2006 – 2006:                           Management Development Programme, UNISA School of Business Leadership

2000 – 2000:                           BA (Hons), University of Johannesburg (formerly RAU)

About the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

The JSE is a key feature of the country’s economic landscape. The Exchange connects buyers and sellers in a variety of financial markets: equities, financial derivatives, commodity derivatives, currency derivatives and interest rate instruments. It now provides a primary market, secondary market and post-trade services and technology services. It also sells market data and regulates primary and secondary markets. Established more than 128 years ago, the JSE is the largest African exchange by market capitalisation and value traded.