Humberto Pereira

  

Development Manager, Investec

Location: Johannesburg


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Groups I belong to

South Africa

Biography

Humberto Pereira joined Investec in March 1999 as part of PB IT looking after PB SA intranet and internet initiatives. Left in July 2001 when I decided to go travelling and to work in the UK.  Ended up in Guernsey working for Investec as IT Manager for Guernsey, Jersey and Geneva from August 2004 until August 2007.  I then headed back to SA in September 2007 and started working as a specialisation owner in Investec PB IT SA for the UK.  Recently I was responsible for operational IT delivery for the UK Banking business based in South Africa and for strategic and operational IT delivery for Investec Bank Mauritius Limited. Includes project delivery, service level management and Application Support and General IT Governance working in conjunction with the local IT team in Mauritius.  Since May 2011, I was appointed Development Manager, responsible for managing the development and maintenance of Investec Private Bank's and Investec Bank Mauritius' Core Banking Treasury and Lending systems.  I am primarily accountable with identifying and meeting the present and future technological needs of the business; manage information technology improvement projects; creation, implementation and monitoring of an applications strategy in line with the business strategy. Doing all the above since August 2010 using Scrum and Agile techniques in my delivery teams.  I am a Certified Product Owner and a Certified Scrum Professional.

Work experience

Investec, Development Manager - Core Banking and Mauritius
May 2011 - Present, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Responsible for managing the development and maintenance of Investec Private Bank's and Investec Bank Mauritius' Core Banking Treasury and Lending systems in order to identify and meet the present and future technological needs of the business; manage information technology improvement projects; creation, implementation and monitoring of an applications strategy in line with the business strategy. All delivery is undertaken using Scrum for development and Kanban for analysis and design.

Investec, Specialisation Owner - UK/ Mauritius
September 2007 - April 2011, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Responsible for operational IT delivery for the UK Banking business based in South Africa. Strategic and operational IT delivery for Investec Bank Mauritius Limited. Includes Project Management, service level management and Application Support and General IT Governance working in conjunction with the local IT team in Mauritius. All delivery for Investec Bank Mauritius Limited from July 2010 was done using Agile Scrum.

Investec Channel Islands, Head of IT
August 2004 - August 2007, St Peter Port, Guernsey
Head of IT (Projects and Operations) for Investec in Guernsey, Jersey and Geneva.

Investec, E-Commerce Project/ Operations
November 1999 - July 2001, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Delivered Intranet and Intranet projects for Investec Bank and managed operations accordingly