Itumeleng Kgaboesele

Itumeleng Kgaboesele

Experience:   Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Co-Founder and CEO – Sphere Holdings.

Academic:   BComm, Post Grad Diploma Accounting, University of Cape Town | Chartered Accountant (SA).


Itumeleng Kgaboesele is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sphere Private Equity (Sphere Holdings (Pty) Limited). Mr. Kgaboesele has overall responsibility for the Sphere Private Equity’s strategic, operating, and investment activities. Mr. Kgaboesele has eight years of investment banking experience gained in London and Johannesburg. Prior to joining the Sphere Private Equity, he was Vice President in the Investment Banking Division at Citigroup. Prior to that, Mr. Kgaboesele worked at Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank.

He has been Independent Non Executive Director of Telkom SA Ltd. since July 1, 2011. He serves as a Member of the Investment Committee of the National Empowerment Fund Ventures Fund (SA) and completed his articles of clerkship at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and a B.Com. from the University of Cape Town