Senior Manager, Matchi
KPMG in South Africa
Freda is the COO of Matchi.biz, and an Associate Director in the South African practice, with an interest in transforming businesses through technology. As part of Matchi, Freda has been involved in running many engagements with banks and insurance companies to help them source relevant Fintech solutions.
Previous clients included Sony & Rakuten, Standard Bank & Liberty Life, Caixabank, Bank Hapoalim, Mahindra Finance & ATB Bank.
Matchi has built up a database of around 3,000 fintech solutions from around the world, and provided services or access to over 100 Financial Institutions.
Before joining Matchi, Freda was MD of Mindstir, an innovation consultancy focused on the design and implementation of innovation strategies to involve employees and other stakeholders in the process of growing clients’ businesses. Clients included City of Johannesburg, SA Breweries and Vodacom.
Freda entered the exciting world of financial sector innovation while employed at First National Bank (one of the top 4 banks in SA), as an Innovation Project Manager (2004 - 2008) where she conceptualized and implemented various Branch Banking projects