Associate Director, Head of Africa Membership
World Economic Forum
Jesmane Boggenpoel has over 13 years of work experience, mainly in investments, private equity and as an entrepreneur. She has worked for Brait Private Equity and in the corporate finance departments of Anglo American and KPMG. She co-founded an investment holding company and was an executive director and shareholder from 2005 to 2007, during which time she executed two investment transactions in the financial services and information technology sectors. Boggenpoel has served on several boards and committees in South Africa, including Land Bank and Senwes. She is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and holds a Bachelors of Commerce and Bachelors of Accountancy from the University of the Witwatersrand. Boggenpoel completed the Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2012 and is an Edward S Mason fellow.