L R (Leon) Myburgh joined the Bank as Head of the Financial Markets Department on 1 March 2013. While he started his career at the Bank, he left in the mid-90’s and worked at various domestic and international banks as trader, salesperson, and currency and interest rate strategist. Over the years, he received various financial market awards. He has served on numerous market committees, including the Bond Exchange Executive Committee, and acted as Chairman of the Bond Traders’ Association as well as the Primary Dealer Association. Leon holds a B.Com (Hons) degree in Economics and a Masters in Business Administration and serves, amongst others, on the Bank’s Financial Stability Committee, Management Committee, Reference Rate Oversight Committee, Reserves Management Committee, and Risk Management Committee.