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Mr Paul Hanratty has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2020 and qualifies as an executive director.

Mr Hanratty has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2017. He was appointed as an independent non-executive director. He qualifies as an executive director and was Chair of the Audit Committee as well as a member of the Risk and Compliance, and Social, Ethics and Sustainability (SES) Committees. The Board has appointed him as Audit Committee Financial Expert.

Mr Hanratty has been an independent non-executive director of MTN since 2016, and is the non-executive chair of Intelligent Debt Management (IDM).


Mr Hanratty started his career in the insurance industry in 1984 and has worked in various financial service businesses in South Africa, Africa, the UK and several other markets.

Mr Hanratty is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA).


Mr Hanratty obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Sciences (BBusSc Hons) from the University of Cape Town in 1984.