Board of Directors - Jesmane Boggenpoel CA(SA) (Non-Executive Director)

Jesmane Boggenpoel has over 16 years of work experience, mainly in investments, private equity and as an entrepreneur. Ms Boggenpoel was the Head of Business Engagement, Africa for the World Economic Forum for three years (2014-2016). She has worked for Brait Private Equity and in the corporate finance departments of Anglo American and KPMG. She co-founded an investment holding company and was an executive director and shareholder from 2005 to 2007, during which time she executed two investment transactions in the financial services and information technology sectors. Boggenpoel has served on several boards and committees, including Land Bank, Senwes and Cell C. She is presently a non-executive board member of Adcorp. Further, Ms Boggenpoel is a founding board member of African Women Chartered Accountants Investment Holdings (2007 to date). She is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and holds a Bachelors of Commerce and Bachelors of Accountancy from the University of the Witwatersrand. Boggenpoel completed the Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2012 and courses included Venture Capital and Private Equity. Ms Boggenpoel is an Edward S Mason fellow and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. She has lived on three continents for work or studies (North America, Europe and Africa) and travelled to 60 countries, including 21 African countries.