Grindrod Bank CEO

Grindrod Bank CEO

Full name

David Polkinghorne

Position in firm

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


BCom (Uni Natal); MA (Oxon)


David is in control of the overall operations and growth of Grindrod Bank. His key responsibilities include assuring regulatory compliance, liaising with the South African Reserve Bank; Credit and ALCO policy review and ultimately the implementation and development of Grindrod Bank’s national capabilities. With his extensive experience in the industry, David plays a vital role in the Bank’s strategic initiatives.