Director: Capital Markets
Johannesburg Stock Exchange
Valdene Reddy is the Director of Capital Markets at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. In this capacity she is responsible for capital raise across primary markets and secondary market trading. This includes the sourcing of new listings at the exchange across equity, debt and structured products, as well the development and management of all secondary market trading in cash and derivative markets (Equities, Bonds, Interest Rates, Commodities and Currencies).
In addition, Valdene has extended the development of new markets in South Africa, including the launch of JSE Private Placements and JSE Ventures Voluntary Carbon Market. She also manages the Issuer Services business at the JSE, covering the locally listed companies and oversight of JSE subsidiary, JIS, a leading share registry business in South Africa.
Valdene’s career spans almost two decades across various financial institutions. Before joining the JSE, Valdene worked at two international investment banks in equity and equity derivatives sales and trading, covering local and foreign institutional clients.
Valdene holds a Bachelor of Business Science, Actuarial Science degree from the University of Cape Town; is a Certified Director with the Institute of Directors South Africa and has recently completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.