Appointed: June 2022

Qualifications: Bcom (University of the North), MBL (UNISA School of Business), MSc Finance (University of London), AMP (Harvard University)

Key skills include: Infrastructure project finance, mining and energy finance, agriculture and rural development, impact investing.

Tshokolo has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited (IDC) since January 2019. He has more than 25 years of experience in the economic development finance and banking arena. Prior to joining the IDC, he was Chief Executive Office of the Land and Agricultural Development Bank, a position he held from February 2015 until December 2018. Tshokolo’s career in economic development finance and banking spans more than 25 years having previously served as a Group Executive at the Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA), a portfolio which saw him manage the DBSA’s infrastructure project finance debt and equity investments. His passion for socioeconomic development has seen him serve on boards of some community based organizations including the Youth Enterprise Society (YES), a non governmental organization based in Harrismith, Free State. At YES, he volunteered business advisory services to young entrepreneurs. He also served on the board of Yeast Housing Company, an inner-city housing section 21 company operating in central Pretoria/Tshwane.

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