Job Title: Founder and Executive Chairman of Thelo Group and AFLI Board Chair
Ronnie Ntuli is the founder and Chairman of Thelo Group (Thelo), a South African based independent and diversified investment company with interests in the transportation and financial services sectors. He is the founder of Kerma Global Limited (Kerma), a company that holds the global private equity interests on behalf of the Ntuli family. Kerma is also involved in financing and commercializing new sector or market-disrupting cutting edge industries that have global market potential.
Ronnie is passionate about economic development and serves on a number of boards including, the African Export-Import Bank (AFRIEXIMBANK); the Pan-African Private Sector Trade Policy Committee; P&O Ferries; and Dangote Cement. He was a former chairman of the National Empowerment Fund (NEF).
Preceding these roles, Ronnie founded Andisa Capital, in partnership with one of Africa’s largest banking groups. Andisa is an independent and diversified financial services group with interests in private equity, stock-broking, capital markets, corporate finance, and treasury solutions, for which he was the founding Chief Executive.
Ronnie is former President of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He has been a formal adviser on economic development, to a number of heads of state in Africa, and has in a number of continents, delivered papers on financing, economic development, and entrepreneurship.
He is also a patron of the Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation (HMHF).
LLB from Edinburgh University
2006 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow