Trevor Andrew Manuel (born 31 January 1956) is a South African politician who served in the government of South Africa as Minister of Finance from 1996 to 2009, during the presidencies of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe, and subsequently as Minister in the Presidency for the National Planning Commission from 2009 to 2014 under former President Jacob Zuma.
Trevor is the Chairman of Old Mutual Group Holdings. He served in the South African Government for more than 20 years, including as Minister of Finance and as Minister in the Presidency, responsible for the National Planning Commission. During his ministerial career, he assumed a number of ex-officio positions at international bodies including the United Nations Commission for Trade and Development, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the G20, the African Development Bank Group and SADC.
Education: National Diploma in Civil and Structural Engineering from the Peninsula Technikon, South Africa, Executive Management Programme at Stanford University
Other directorships: Trevor currently serves as non executive director and Deputy Chairman of Rothschild South Africa.
Board Committees: Corporate Governance and Nominations (Chairman); Responsible Business