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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Yoza Jekwa
CEO & Co-Founder at Thrive Capital Partners


Yoza is the CEO and Co-founder of Thrive Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on infrastructure and impact investing in SA and other parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this, Yoza was the CEO of Mergence Investment Managers, a diversified asset management company with products in the listed and unlisted space, with circa R35 billion of Assets Under Management. She also has extensive investment banking experience as an originator and structurer of acquisition financing/ investments for mid to large cap corporates in South Africa, Sub Saharan Africa and Europe, as a dealmaker within RMB and as a Principal in Acquisition and Leverage Finance at Nedbank. Yoza currently serves as an independent non-executive director on the boards of Brait PLC, Northam Platinum and Thungela Resource. She is also a member of the HR, Social Ethics and Transformation Committees of all these boards and actively champions sustainability and ESG within these companies. Yoza has been actively involved in various outreach and social responsibility programmes.

Agenda Sessions

  • Greenwashing and governance