Organised By
BII World
Kumaran Selvarajalu

Kumaran Selvarajalu

Head: Payments

Banking Association South Africa (BASA)

Kumaran Selvarajalu is the Senior General Manager Payments at Banking Association South Africa. He has a long history in banking, payments and leading complex stakeholder groups, having spent twenty years as the subject matter expert for FirstRand payments. During this period, he also sat in an independent capacity on the Council of the Payments Association of South Africa as Councillor and Deputy Chairman. Upon leaving the bank Kumaran briefly consulted with BankservAfrica Limited as the head of Digital Innovation and to BASA on the development of a payment’s capability. He sees payments, not as a siloed set of activities but as foundational to the economic system, societal transformation and as such, Kumaran currently heads payments at BASA and is part of the executive team.