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Nthabiseng is a seasoned senior investment professional with two decades of experience in Private Equity and Venture Capital. She has been pivotal in fostering growth and innovation across various sectors through identifying, evaluating, and performing due diligence on potential investments and working with management teams to grow their companies and execute agreed strategic growth initiatives.

Until recently, Nthabiseng served as a Director in the Investment Team at Sango Capital, a private equity vehicle that invests in private companies and mid-cap and VC funds across Africa. In this role, she was instrumental in investing in over 25 funds and 15 direct investments across North, West, East, and Southern Africa since joining the firm in 2015. Her role involved deal sourcing, deal analysis, due diligence, deal execution, legal review and negotiations, client engagement/ management, portfolio monitoring, and value add.

Before her tenure at Sango Capital, she spent a decade in management consulting and investment banking, working at industry stalwarts McKinsey & Company, HSBC, and Morgan Stanley.

Nthabiseng is a qualified chartered accountant registered in South Africa and a CFA charter holder. She holds a postgraduate diploma in accounting and a bachelor of accounting degree from the University of Natal in South Africa.

Nthabiseng Thema

Partner Private Equity

CA (SA) CFA Charter

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