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Darren Segal
Head of Moonshots at Standard Bank


Darren studied Actuarial Science at Wits University in Johannesburg going on to join Institute of Actuaries in UK as a Fellow in 2010. He began his career with Discovery Vitality designing and managing products which leveraged behavioural insights to incentivise clients to make healthier lifestyle choices. He later went on to co-found Discovery’s Short Insurance business and played a key role in the early stages of starting Discovery Bank. Darren now heads up Standard Bank’s Moonshots Division which looks to launch new disruptive financial services business into the African market. Darren also enjoys running, cycling and art.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Anticipating the Africa of tomorrow: responding to future needs and creating solutions to grow SMEs across the continent