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Raising South Africa’s Economic Potential with Makole Mupita

Tune in for an intriguing evening with the dynamic Makole Mupita as we unpack what it takes to build a successful, diversified career in the corporate and entrepreneurial spaces.

Date: November 3, 2020

5:30 pm

Powered by the drive to advance economic transformation and inclusion within various professional sectors, Makole Mupita has made a prominent mark on the financial services and energy sectors in South Africa. Join us for an informative evening in conversation with qualified Chartered Accountant and trailblazing entrepreneur, Makole Mupita, whose diversified career is a testament to the power of adaptability, resilience and the pursuit of excellence!

Makole is the co-founder and director of Mahlako A Phahla Group, a women-led investment holding company focused on investments, asset management and advisory services within the financial services, energy, infrastructure, social infrastructure and telecommunications sectors. Since its inception, the company has invested in excess of R5 billion in energy projects which include the development of two wind farms and two solar-powered power stations under the DoE Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme. 

Prior to the founding of Mahlako a Phahla, Makole was the portfolio manager of Old Mutual’s IDEAS Fund, where she successfully managed a R4 billion infrastructure fund and was involved in numerous monumental project finance deals that have helped to shape the South African infrastructure landscape.

Co-founded by Makole in 2017, the Black Energy Professionals Association was established to represent and champion the specific interests of black people so as to achieve economic transformation of the Energy sector in South Africa.

Her extensive governance and management experience has resulted in Makole previously serving as the Deputy President of the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals. She currently chairs the committee of Wiphold and serves on the boards of Solar Capital De Aar 1 & 3 and Lesedi  Nuclear Services. 

Tune in for an intriguing evening with the dynamic Makole Mupita as we unpack what it takes to build a successful, diversified career in the corporate and entrepreneurial fields guided by the passion to elevate the state of economic development, transformation and inclusion in South Africa.

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