As CEO of the Absa Group, Maria Ramos admits she’s a pretty tough boss. She also happens to be married to former finance minister Trevor Manuel, who is now in charge of the National Planning Commision.Did you always want to work in the financial sector? My first dream had been to study law and become a lawyer, but I’m very happy that I landed up where I am.The financial world is constantly changing. How do you keep up with the latest changes and trends? I read a lot, and I have a great team I rely on.