Angus Brown

Co-founder & CEO, Centbee

Industries: Banking & payments

Roles: CEO, CIO, various senior roles

Angus has been in the banking and payments industry for over 20 years. In 2000 he was one of the founding team, and later CEO of (at the time the world’s first bank-backed digital currency). After serving FirstRand for 11 years in various senior roles, he was appointed as Head of Alliance Banking and CIO at Mercantile Bank Limited for 4 years. He introduced banking capabilities to Blue Label Telecoms and then MMI Holdings, serving as an executive with these listed companies.

In the past 5 years he has helped create several ‘challenger’ FinTech ventures including BETTR Bank; InterGreatMe and Centbee. In 2016 he co-founded Centbee, one of the leading Bitcoin SV businesses creating an ecosystem using Bitcoin SV to revolutionise payments. Angus was educated at Wits University (Johannesburg) and the University of Oxford.