Kirsty Ross
Chief Executive Officer, South Africa

Kirsty Ross has been Head of International HR and Head of Africa HR at Renaissance Capital since August 2015, and has served as the Firm's South Africa Chief Executive Officer since April 2015. Prior to this, she was Chief Operating Officer of Renaissance Capital in Africa from 2012. Kirsty joined the Firm in 2010, and is Chief of Staff, a member of the African Executive Committee, and a member of the Global HR leadership team.

Previously, Kirsty was a Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the bank's HR department, focusing on talent acquisition and retention, as well as employee relations, among other areas.
She served as a Human Resources Business Partner at Investec Private Bank from 2004-2006, where she was responsible for the entire recruitment process, internal communications and remuneration, among other responsibilities. Kirsty began her career at Gensec as an HR Consultant.

Kirsty holds a BA in Psychology and English from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Postgraduate diploma in Management from Wits Business School.