Investment Head: Franchise & Wholesale Funding
Tumi Sefolo has over 15 years senior strategic management experience, coupled with a BCom and MBA degrees. Her career spans the financial services, entrepreneurial development, development finance and business sectors. Currently employed at Old Mutual, Tumi is the Investment Head: Franchise & Wholesale Funding for the Old Mutual Masisizane Fund. Having joined the fund in 2012, she has previously worked in various strategy roles at Old Mutual Emerging Markets. Tumi is a Non-Executive Director at Phakamani Foundation (second largest micro-finance institution in South Africa, providing micro-loans to micro-business for women in rural areas), Matatiele Grain Co (Pty) Ltd (Black owned mechanisation company) and the AMAMA Social Enterprise (Skills Development through Infrastructure for Education).
During her business career as CEO of Focus Kamoso (Pty) Ltd, Tumi managed several consulting projects in the public and private sectors including with multinationals. She founded and operated Focus Kamoso for 8 years before joining Old Mutual where she led a team of 30 consultants across two branches. Tumi has outstanding business acumen, strategy development and execution skills, excellent communication skills, strong client service orientation and is results driven. Tumi is passionate about contributing to the solutions that will take South Africa to greater heights.