Aobakwe A. Monyatsi

Group Chief Executive
Executive Development Programme, Duke University - United Kingdom(Mar2012); Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Part 2 (Apr2006); Bachelor of Accountancy Degree - University of Botswana (Jul2003); General Certificate of Education (Cambridge Certificate) - Mater Spei College Botswana (Nov1996)
Aobakwe “Aupa” Monyatsi was appointed Interim Group Chief Executive on 04 May 2022, having joined the Letshego Group as Group Chief Operating Officer in March 2020 Aupa is a well-rounded and experienced regional banker, bringing over 18 years of leadership expertise gained from various
senior roles in Africa’s financial services sector
Prior to joining Letshego, Aupa led numerous teams within the Absa Barclays Group, with the most recent role being Managing Executive: Alternative Channels, where he was responsible for spearheading and developing the regional bank’s digital innovation and virtual channel strategy. Having spent several years traveling between Ghana, Senegal and Nigeria incubating select fintech’s to drive financial inclusion through mobile money, block chain and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Aupa’s digital and technical expertise evolved into a proficient passion. In line with his focus and expertise in fintech development, Aupa also spent time in Silicon Valley (USA) and Spain to benchmark global trends in innovation
Prior to his Absa Group role, Aupa held numerous leadership positions in Barclays Botswana, including Chief Operating Officer and Head of Distribution Channels, with his latest role being Acting Managing Director Botswana before transferring to ABSA Group responsibilities from Absa’s regional head office in South Africa.
Aupa commenced his career in auditing with PWC Botswana.