43 min

Standard Bank Group: Rene Du Preez — Test Your Boundaries When Things Get Scary Innovative Legal Leadership

    • Business

As a child of young parents, Rene Du Preez always felt she had to jump right in and give her all with everything she did.

Rene started her career as the only female associate at her first South African law firm in the early 90s. Since then, the GC at Standard Bank Group has become an advocate and mentor for other African women breaking into the field.

Rene shares with us how her experiences in investment and retail banking helped shape her as a leader and a champion for change in the African legal space.

Join us as we discuss:

Takeaways from Rene’s experience with multiple South African firms (8:42)
Technology and workplace pivots post-pandemic (21:04)
Doing away with time sheets in favor of outcome-driven expenses (32:00)  


Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

Rene Du Preez 
Standard Bank Group  


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As a child of young parents, Rene Du Preez always felt she had to jump right in and give her all with everything she did.

Rene started her career as the only female associate at her first South African law firm in the early 90s. Since then, the GC at Standard Bank Group has become an advocate and mentor for other African women breaking into the field.

Rene shares with us how her experiences in investment and retail banking helped shape her as a leader and a champion for change in the African legal space.

Join us as we discuss:

Takeaways from Rene’s experience with multiple South African firms (8:42)
Technology and workplace pivots post-pandemic (21:04)
Doing away with time sheets in favor of outcome-driven expenses (32:00)  


Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

Rene Du Preez 
Standard Bank Group  


Hear more stories by following Innovative Legal Leadership on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any podcast platform.

Listening on a desktop and can’t see the links? Just search for Innovative Legal Leadership in your favorite podcast player.

Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

43 min

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