Johann Erasmus is an executive at Standard Bank and heads up its passive/index product initiatives. Johann was responsible for starting Africa ETF one of the largest commodity Exchange Traded Funds in South Africa with ETFs linked to Gold, Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium.
Johann has fulfilled various executive roles in Standard Bank over the past 17 years, including heading up its corporate wealth sales and distribution initiative, Global Markets Client Structuring Group and the Corporate and Investment Banks Legal area. Johann has experience in investment products, structured derivatives and innovative financial solutions across multiple asset classes to corporates, governments, institutional and retail investors across the groups geographical footprint. He serves on various industry committees and is a regular speaker at conferences.
Prior to joining Standard Bank’s credit derivative team in 2001, Johann practiced as an admitted attorney.