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Lesiba Mothata


Lesiba is a non-executive board member of Cenfri and the Chief Economist at Investment Solutions. He joined Investment Solutions in 2013 as Head of Market and Economic Research, after being a risk specialist at the SA Reserve Bank for two years, holding responsibility for the strategic asset allocation of the foreign-exchange reserve portfolio (about $50 billion). Before that, he spent five years as a global macroeconomist in the private wealth business at Investec Bank. In his earlier career, worked at Bedbank Treasury and Coris Capital (which bought Prodigy Asset Management), among others.

Qualifications
  • BCom (Hons) in economics, Wits University
  • MCom in Financial Economics, University of Johannesburg
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