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Chairperson of the Board

Mr Mahura has worked in the investment and financial services industry since 1996 at an operational, management and executive level. He has worked at Old Mutual Unit Trusts and Coronation Fund Managers and served at executive management level in both companies.

Mr Mahura co-founded Gradidge-Mahura Investments Proprietary Limited, a successful wealth planning and advisory business, in 2008.
In 2015, he was elected chairperson of the Gauteng Regional Committee of the Financial Planning Institution. He has also served on the board of Catalyst Fund Managers, a leading South African asset management business.

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Duane D'Oliviera
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Mr D’Oliveira is a lead investment professional, currently representing Baphalane Ba Mantserre Investment Holdings (“BBMIH”) on the TIP One board of directors and Investment Committee.

He has extensive investment experience, having worked in the commercial finance department of British Sky Broadcasting in the UK, also having worked in the back and middle operations while working in the hedge fund industry in South Africa and Dubai.

He has experience having worked in Mauritius having engaged in the turnaround of an entity in the property development and construction sector. The assignment ultimately led to the successful completion of the sale of the business to a British based boutique private equity firm.

He has a diverse range of skills which include deal origination, strategy formulation and implementation, deal transaction advisory along with local and global professional networks.

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Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining TIP One as financial director, Mr Ditodi gained extensive experience in Financial Services, Management Consulting, B-BBEE and Tax Advisory.
He was then appointed as a consultant at the Black Lite Group Proprietary Limited where he lead ownership reviews on clients, engaging with the Department of Trade and Industry (“DTI”) on policy review and partnering with University of South Africa (UNISA) and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) for reviews of the state of B-BBEE and ownership in the country at that point. He was instrumental in gaining DTI tax allowances for strategic investments in manufacturing assets in renewable energy.

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Chief Investment Officer

Mr Blount has over the next 20 years experience in financial services and asset management, including heading u the manager research team at Alexander Forbes while the firm grew assets under management from R4 billion to R180 billion.

Mr Blount joined Cannon Asset Managers as chief executive officer in 2008 and was subsequently appointed as the managing director of BayHill Capital from 2016 to 2018. For the last year, Mr Blount has been building the TIP One programme within the African Financial Group.

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Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Ngada was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in the Western Cape High Court. Ms Ngada subsequently specialised in commercial transactions at CHSM Attorneys, a commercial law firm based in Sandton, before opening her own commercial law firm, Ngada Attorneys.
Ms Ngada also serves as a leader in the Black Management Forum and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers.

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Mokgele is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in diverse industries including banking, auditing and academia, and is currently a Senior Taxation Lecturer at Monash South Africa and at the University of South Africa (UNISA). Ms Mokgele also currently serves as a non-executive director on the board of the National Library of South Africa and is the chairperson of the finance committee and a member of the audit and risk committee. Ms Mokgele previously served as a non-executive director of RH 12J Limited and was the chairperson of the audit and risk committee.

Mr Ntoi is chief executive officer of Nala Growth Proprietary Limited, a boutique private equity, investment management and transaction advisory outfit established in April 2018.
Mr Ntoi has vast experience in project development, project finance, deal origination, commercial due diligence, financial modelling, deal structuring and re-structuring, and post-investment/portfolio management, all gained during an 8-year period working for the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). During this period, he participated in over 80 transactions (in a significant number of which he was Transaction Lead), maintained a 100% credit committee approval rate, and was awarded Best Dealmaker in 2015 and 2016 by his division.