Mr Bugalo Masole

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Mr Bugalo L. Masole is the Head of Infrastructure Services at Absa Bank Botswana. He is a complete IT professional with a holistic experience and exposure of running a robust IT environment that can transform business objectives into desired results through interpretation of the business requirements to plan, perform and implement the medium and long term strategy to support the operational goals taking cognisance of industry best practice including driving the effective assimilation of industry best practices around IT management, governance and overall project management to achieve optimum IT environment to drive the business. Furthermore, he has vast experience in formulation of succession plans, and the associated training requirements, to sustain future development and growth of staff, and to ensure effective technology support in line with emerging trends.

Mr Masole’s key responsibilities as Head of Infrastructure Services at Absa Bank Botswana are to bridge the gap between business’ needs, business strategy and technology solutions as well as to Influence, co-ordinate and facilitate the development of the technology platform to align with country and group strategic goals. Additionally, he partners extensively with external group counter-parties and internal peers across all key functions to ensure that country operations and technology platform functionality is aligned and optimized.

Mr Masole has held a number of senior management positions at Botswana Post and Bayport Financial Services. Among his qualifications, Mr Masole possesses Bachelor of Science Information Technology from Midrand Graduate Institute, Johannesburg and a Master of Science Strategic Management from University of Derby. He has attended a number of professional courses such as ITIL Foundation v4, Prince 2 Practitioner, Investment in Excellence and ITIL Foundation v1.