Bonolo Molemo Ramokhele CA (SA)
Bonolo Ramokhele holds a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences as well as an honours
degree from Wits University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant having completed articles
at Deloitte and Touche. During the tenure at Deloitte and Touche, he managed audits for listed
and unlisted clients spanning mining, engineering, pension funds, mining supplies, public sector
and technology and also was a member of the firm's Employment Equity Forum in Pretoria.
He sits on the boards of Leofortis Group's investee companies Tungsten Energy South Sudan, African Minerals Trading Company, Tecnation and Teseo Technology Systems. He is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers community of leaders. He sits on the boards of the following organisations, Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants in Southern Africa.
Willem Janse Van Rensburg
Willem serves as the strategy director for the group. He completed a BCom in Accounting and become Accounting Honours at the University of Pretoria. He conducted his Chartered Accountancy articles at Deloitte and Touche and also completing strategic management levels from the Charted Institute for Management Accountants (CIMA). His client base inside Deloitte comprised the following industries manufacturing, financial services, mining, engineering and renewable energy companies. He is a director of Teseo Technology Systems, Tungsten Energy South Sudan, African Minerals Trading Company and Tecnation which are Leofortis Group investee companies.
Jaco Van Der Westhuizen
Jaco obtained his Master's Degree in 2002 at the University of Pretoria; he immediately
advanced his career in the Telecommunications Industry working for Dimension data and Uniforum.
He obtained certifications in Cisco, HP and all aspects of VSats. He was exposed during this period of
time to pre WiMAX technology and did extensive testing for Pure Wave in Africa.
In 2007 he accepted the position of a Technical Manager at the Post Newspapers in Lusaka. Post Newspaper and became the ISPA Technical Chairperson later. In 2008 he was promoted to General Manager and became more involved with the development of interchanging networks.
The Zambian regulator selected Jaco as the Vice chair for the Cyber-crime emergency response team, compiling regulation on Cybercrime. Jaco organized several training sessions with the FBI and Afrinic on security and security policies. Late 2010 Jaco was offered the position of General Manager at Cavok Technologies in South Africa where he had to assist in developing a 5000 user WiMAX network in Cameroon for MTN. During this period Cavok changed its business models and Jaco gained extensive knowledge in Railway telecommunication systems, railway safety, signaling and automated track warrants. Jaco is still involved with Autonimica and Uniforum and assists twice a year with DNS sec training.
He is a director of Teseo Technology Systems, Tungsten Energy South Sudan, African Minerals Trading Company and Tecnation which are Leofortis Group investee companies.
Thabile Wonci is a director at African Minerals Trading (Pty) Ltd (AfriMinTra) and is
the Chairman and Director in charge of Finance & Business Strategy for Kogae Rainbow Investment Holdings.
He has worked for JP Morgan Investment Bank, British American Tobacco and Old Mutual Investment Group.
He holds a BCom degree majoring in Accounting from the University of Port Elizabeth. He also holds a
Management Development Programme Diploma from Stellenbosch University Business School and he is currently
reading for the CIMA professional qualification (Strategic Level).
At university Thabile served as a Deputy Chairperson of Black Management Forum (BMF) and later as a Chairperson in 2003 and 2004 respectively. Currently he is the Chairperson of the Finance Committee of the BMF nationally. Thabile also served as the Provincial Treasurer of the BMF in the Western Cape from 2010 – 2012. He led the Investment & Entrepreneurial Subcommittee of the BMF Young Professionals. He was also a member of the Economic and Financial Development Portfolio Committee of the Cape Chamber of Commerce from 2011 – 2012.
Nkululeko completed his diploma in advanced Systems Engineering at the Blue Chip
Institute of technology in Cape Town. He then completed various Microsoft technology certifications,
amongst them the coveted MCST (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist). He is currently completing
a program on Entrepreneurship at the Business Management School of Management Sciences at Unisa.
He has worked as a technology engineer and as a Business Development Officer. Nkululeko has worked for some of South Africa's Blue chip companies such as SARS, Engen Petroleum, Sasol and Transnet to name but a few.
He has served as a Management committee (MANCO) member at the BMF Johannesburg branch. He is a founding member of NKUSI-IT Specialized Services, a Microsoft partner and a Cloud accelerate member at the Microsoft campus in Bryanston. Nkululeko is also a Business development director at Ntwasahlobo Holdings, an investment entity in the fresh produce sector. His core duties at this firm are to facilitate high net worth deals with offshore buyers and maintain business critical relationships with an existing customer base.