OUR TEAM
Thato Mahlong – Chief Investment Officer

BCom (Rhodes University)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
MSc in Global Finance (New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business)

Thato Mahlong started his career at Nedbank on the postgraduate training programme. During that time he worked within Nedbank Corporate Banking, Nedbank Capital Financial Lab and Nedbank Capital Corporate Finance. After completing the training programme he subsequently gained extensive experience from various finance roles within the bank, including, the Structured Products division of the Nedbank Capital Equity Capital Markets department as a Transactor. He was responsible for the implementation of structured equity derivative solutions for a variety of corporate clients and high net worth individuals and as a Senior Associate within the Nedbank Capital Corporate Finance team.

His investment management experience is comprised of his time at Phatisa Advisors where he was a Deal Principal and at Standard Chartered Bank, where he was an Investment Professional within the Africa Private Equity team. He currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Simeka Capital Holdings.

Thato Mahlong – Chief Investment Officer

BCom (Rhodes University)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
MSc in Global Finance (New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business)

Thato Mahlong started his career at Nedbank on the postgraduate training programme. During that time he worked within Nedbank Corporate Banking, Nedbank Capital Financial Lab and Nedbank Capital Corporate Finance. After completing the training programme he subsequently gained extensive experience from various finance roles within the bank, including, the Structured Products division of the Nedbank Capital Equity Capital Markets department as a Transactor. He was responsible for the implementation of structured equity derivative solutions for a variety of corporate clients and high net worth individuals and as a Senior Associate within the Nedbank Capital Corporate Finance team.

His investment management experience is comprised of his time at Phatisa Advisors where he was a Deal Principal and at Standard Chartered Bank, where he was an Investment Professional within the Africa Private Equity team. He currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Simeka Capital Holdings.