Bohani Hlungwane has joined Barclays Africa as regional head of trade (excluding South Africa) in Johannesburg.

Hlungwane was previously at HSBC in Hong Kong, where he held the position of global product lead within the global trade and receivables finance team.

The move to Barclays Africa brings him back to the continent, after having spent five years in Asia, where he also covered Europe, the Americas and Mena. Before that he spent 10 years working in Sub-Saharan Africa at Citi, Absa, Standard Bank and Barclays in a variety of trade finance roles.