Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Tshepidi Moremong as Chief Operating Officer. Her appointment takes effect from July 1, 2021. She will lead a multi-disciplinary team including Fundraising, Investor Relations, Strategy, Human Resources and Administration, Communications, and Environmental and Social Governance.
Ms Moremong is a seasoned senior executive with more than twenty-two years of experience delivering strategic leadership in private equity, corporate finance and business development. She joins Africa50 from Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) in South Africa where she was the Head of Client Coverage for the rest of Africa outside South Africa, a role she has held since 2014. In this capacity, she was responsible for business development and client relationship management across nine markets. During her tenure, Ms Moremong successfully built and led a multi-regional team that delivered significant results for RMB’s rest of Africa franchise. Ms Moremong has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the African Venture Capital Association and has held multiple directorships for both listed and unlisted entities on the continent.
Prior to this, she held several leadership positions, including as an Investment Executive at Aureos Capital and Vice President at Renaissance Capital.
Throughout her career, Ms Moremong has demonstrated a strong capacity for thought leadership, strategic decision-making and delivering bottom-line results.
Commenting on her appointment, Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa50, said “I am delighted to welcome Tshepidi to our team. She brings substantial pan-African financial sector experience, in-depth expertise in private equity and has successfully led large multi-national teams across regions. I am confident that her leadership and broad business experience will be a great asset to ensure Africa50’s continued growth and success in the future.”
“I am excited and honoured to join the leadership team of Africa50. The organization has a bold mandate in driving the acceleration of infrastructure development on the continent. I am looking forward to working with the team and bringing my passion and expertise to further support Africa’s socio-economic transformation”, Ms Moremong said about her appointment.
A native of Botswana, Ms Moremong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Public Policy from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania (USA) and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University’s Business School in New York (USA).