Ipeleng MkhariIpeleng Mkhari

South Africa


Occupational Information

Occupation: Businesswoman

Occupational Position: Founder and CEO of Motseng Investment Holdings

Professional History

A pioneering entrepreneur, Ipeleng established the first black woman owned CCTV business, which became the foundation of Motseng, a diversified group. She sits on boards of  unlisted and listed businesses, public sector agencies and non-profit organisations. She is currently a non-executive director of KAP Industrial, Nampak, South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) and a board of governors member of St John’s Diocesan School for Girls.

During her 16 year career she has been named the Cosmopolitan Mover of the Year in 2006 and she was a finalist in the Entrepreneur Business Woman of the Year Award (National Business Women’s Association) in the same year. She was named one of CEO magazines Most Influential Women in Business in 2008. Ipeleng has been featured in The Times (March 2012) as one of 20 Movers and Shakers in Africa, she was recently featured by Destiny Magazine’s 25 Most Inspirational Entrepreneurs (July 2013) and was the Destiny Cover in May 2015.


2007 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


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