Jacko Maree is Non-Executive Advisor of Standard Bank Group Limited. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Standard Bank Investment Corporation from 1999-2013. His career commenced in the corporate finance department of Standard Merchant Bank (SMB) in 1980. He was appointed Managing Director of SMB in 1991 and then Managing Director of the newly formed Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank in 1995. Jacko serves as a Director of Liberty Group Ltd. and of International Monetary Conference. He is Chairman of The Banking Association in South Africa and is a former Director of the International Monetary Conference. Jacko holds a BCom (cum laude) from Stellenbosch University, an MA from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and a PMD from Harvard University.