Palesa Mkhize

Head, Affordable Housing Development
Standard Bank

Palesa Mkhize


Palesa is the head of affordable housing development at Standard Bank South Africa. Her team invests in large affordable housing integrated projects in partnership with the government and developers.

Before joining Standard Bank Palesa spent her career as an investment professional at Old Mutual Alternative Investments focusing on infrastructure and housing finance. She has also spent time as a consultant in affordable housing development finance. Her career in the broader infrastructure sector spans over 10 years.

Palesa holds a BCom Accounting from the University of Cape Town and an Honours in Financial Management from the University of Johannesburg.

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