Mr K (Kuben) Naidoo
Deputy Governor and CEO of the Prudential Authority
Mr Kuben Naidoo is a deputy governor of the SARB, the CEO of the Prudential Authority and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee. He is an activist and a public servant committed to achieving a socially just society. Mr Naidoo joined the SARB as the advisor to the Governor and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee. After serving as the Registrar of Banks, Mr Naidoo was named the first CEO of the Prudential Authority, a financial sector regulator operating within the SARB administration. The Prudential Authority regulates banks, insurers, cooperative financial institutions, financial conglomerates and certain market infrastructures.
Before joining the SARB, Mr Naidoo was the Acting Head of the Secretariat for the National Planning Commission between 2010 and 2013. Mr Naidoo also worked at National Treasury, where his responsibilities included education finance, public-sector personnel policy, intergovernmental fiscal relations, capital budgeting, budget reform and fiscal policy. He spent two years at the Treasury of the United Kingdom where he worked on capital budgets and biannual spending reviews.
Mr Naidoo holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management from the University of the Witwatersrand, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.