Eugene has worked in finance for 25 years. During this time, he has fulfilled several executive and leadership roles across retail, corporate and investment banking, and been a contracted consultant on innovation and change management.
Chief Financial Officer
Mpho is CA(SA) with experience in the telecommunications industry specifically across the Consumer, Digital, International Interconnect, Fibre and Financials services segments.
JOHNSON (“JJ”) NJEKE
JJ has a history of service on high level boards and brings experienced leadership to the CTSE. He is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and former PWC partner. He served as the Managing Director of Kagiso Trust Investments from 1992 to 2010, and co-founded Kagiso Trust Investments in 1994.
Mr. Warren Wheatley CA(SA), CFP, Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Finance, Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning Law, Post Graduate Diploma in Auditing. Warren Wheatley is the Chief Investment Officer of Lebashe Investment Group along with being one of the founding principals. Warren serves as a non-executive director on the board of Arena Holdings and chairman of the Joint Investment Committee of the Telkom Retirement Fund.
Warren gained a significant amount of experience whilst he worked as an Investment Banker and Wealth Manager at ABSA Capital. Here, he managed a portfolio of ultra-high net worth families and their investment decisions. Prior to this, Warren was at Alexander Forbes and served in various roles within the institutional consulting and actuarial business. Being head of one of the Consulting and Actuarial Branch in Sandton coupled with his previous experience of being Principal Consultant to a number of high profile corporate clients gave Warren further exposure in the investments arena.
Tommy is a Chartered Accountant (England and Wales) and has been the founder of international organisations such as Intercontinental Trust Ltd, and the accountant firm, Baker Tilly Mauritius. As a Type 1 Investment Dealer with over two decades serving as Director of the stock broking firm CMB, Tommy has extensive experience in many aspects of stockbroking, finance, accounting and taxation.
Kabelo is currently the CEO of Ascension Capital Partners, a black-owned private equity firm. He is a seasoned deal-maker, with significant experience in deal origination and execution. Kabelo is a qualified and admitted attorney of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa.
Theo holds an undergraduate degree in Law and a postgraduate qualification in Investment Management. Theo’s career history includes the co-founding of Galileo Capital, where he currently serves as CEO and is a major shareholder. Theo also headed up PSG Online Securities, the stockbroker within the PSG Group. He is a well-known market commentator and is well regarded for his knowledge of the market.
Thabo brings his expertise and experience in financial markets to the board. He has been in the investment banking industry for more than 10 years in various roles within global markets, most recently as a Senior Manager in Fixed Income at Standard Bank. Prior to this, Thabo worked at Standard Chartered and Nedbank CIB. His responsibilities included selling vanilla and structured products to institutional clients. Thabo has in-depth experience in the fixed income markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Thabo is currently an executive at Vestra Advisory, a corporate advisory firm which provides regulatory, strategic and financial advice to its clients. He has a Bachelor of Business Science in Finance degree from UCT and is currently a CFA Level 3 candidate.