TOMI AMOSUN CA(SA): Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Bachelor of Business Science (Finance) degree from the University of Cape Town. RE 1,3,5

Tomi has a proven track record of Private and Listed Investments, and Real Estate as a trusted adviser to many large listed and unlisted companies in South Africa and Africa,. He has concluded over R75 billion of corporate and investment transactions including all aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity Advisory, Company Restructurings, Listings, BEE Transactions and Capital Raising across numerous sectors. Tomi is a fellow of Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Institute, was recognised as an ABSIP Game Changer in the Financial Sector (2013)

LANGA MADONKO: Co-Founder & Investment Principal, Capital raising & Investor relations

Langa is an Investment Principal and is responsible for Investor Relations at Summit Africa. He has 11 years’ Investment experience and has executed transactions in Financial Services, Oil and Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Agro-processing in excess of R10bn. Previously he has worked with JP Morgan New York and Mckinsey Los Angeles. He is a member of the Advisory board of Investing in Women Entrepreneurs Global Organisation, he also serves on the SAVCA Board subcommittees for Training as well as Regulatory Affairs


Hannes has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. A career which has notably included working for Alexander Forbes Group, Sage Unit Trusts, now Momentum, Southern Investment Management Company, now owned by Momentum, mCubed Life, now owned by listed PSG Limited, hedge funds and asset management. In his roles as COO and CEO in some of the above mentioned, he set-up and led teams who specialised in developing unique market leading financial products, in centres such as South Africa, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Mauritius and the United Kingdom. Specific experience includes legal, tax, technical, systems development, sales, brand creation, marketing and operations, corporate strategic advisory inclusive of corporate finance activities with an African specific focus. The ensuing 10 years has seen Hannes hone-in on all that experience in Private Equity, an incredible foundation for Summit Africa, and where in addition he has become obsessively focused on Impact investing and ESG

Bachelor of Accounting Science (University of SA) and Honours (CTA)

Warren is a trained accountant with more than 25 years’ experience mostly in executive management, 7 years of which were with Deloitte and Touché where he completed his articles. He joined a team that acquired two Ford Motor dealerships and then whom successfully founded and listed MotoLink Limited on the JSE, reverse merging with privately owned Super Rent in 1997 to build the automotive, logistics and distribution giant Super Group. A 15-year career ensued across the Group, during which time he led a pioneering initiative to outsource transport financial leasing in the government sector in South Africa, holding managing director positions across various divisions in the Group, including being a member of the Group Exco. Warren developed a specific skill for turnarounds and alongside his passion for the combination of solid strategy and good stewardship, has spent the last 10 years in Private Equity creating value around these elements specifically

NGANGE NONGOGO CA(SA): Partner and Investment Principal – Private Equity
PGDA from the University of Cape Town. CA (SA), CAIA

Ngange has over 12 years of experience as an alternative investments specialist in the venture capital, private equity and hedge fund sectors. He has acquired, managed and disposed of over R15bn of assets, in the form of equity, debt and bespoke instruments, across a multitude of industries . Ngange has served as a member of listed and unlisted boards, focusing primarily on the execution of strategy and the implementation of the respective transformation plans.
Prior to Joining Summit, Ngange was a Partner at Rockwood Private Equity and an Investment Director at Value Capital Partners and Senatla Capital

SARIKA RAMITHLAL: Senior Associate – Private Equity
Bachelor of Accounting (University of Witwatersrand), CA (SA)

Sarika has 11 years’ experience since completing her articles at EY. She spent the initial years of her career working in finance and commerce at Maitland and Grindrod and has 7 years experience in corporate finance and private equity working at EY, Grindrod and Riscura. Sarika project managed and executed on transactions in various industries, predominantly in the financial services and healthcare sectors. Responsibilities included preparing information memorandums, valuations, performing or reviewing due diligence information, participating in negotiations, and managing a portfolio of assets

VONGANI MBHOKOTA: Managing Partner – Social Infrastructure
B-tech Quantity Surveying (TUT), Master’s in Business Leadership (UNISA), Master’s in Management Finance and Investments (Wits University)

Vongani has 23 years’ experience in listed and unlisted Real estate and Infrastructure sector. He has previously held Senior leadership positions in Group five construction, Investec Bank, Liberty Properties (Africa Business), Atterbury Properties and Advtech Group as a Group Executive Director. He has managed real estate and infrastructure assets to a value of over R45 billion in South Africa and the rest of Africa. He has expertise in crafting business strategy, commercial acumen and entrepreneurial abilities to unlock deals

LEANDRE PHILLIPS: Asset and Development Manager – Social Infrastructure
B.Sc Property Studies (WITS), M.Com Development Finance (UCT, GSB), Property Development Programme (PDP) (SAPOA,UCT)

Leandre has 10 years’ experience in the real estate state industry. Having started her career as a graduate in the Banking sector at NCIB and working her way through lending and developments, she furthered her skill set by understanding research fundamentals and most recently having managed and concluded developments more than R3.5 billion within the GEPF portfolio. Her development expertise spans not only across commercial assets but includes social assets

BRIAN KNOTT: Fund Operations, Value Add – Performance Optimisation

Brian has over 24 years proven track record in financial services and real estate investments. He completed his articles at a medium sized auditing practice and gained broad exposure to a number of industries before commencing his career in the financial services arena with Liberty Life. His career accelerated with his appointment to Investec Bank as a divisional Financial Manager in the Private Banking division and with Investec Investment Management Services. He later joined m Cubed and was instrumental in the set up of financial, product development and operational systems to support the business operations. After a number of years in the business management consulting and real estate development and investments arena, he joined Silica Holdings (a wholly owned subsidiary of Investec) responsible for the outsourced administration of 65% of the financial services CIS administration in South Africa including Stanlib, Investec, Nedgroup, Sanlam, Ashburton and PSG. Brian’s core competency is the implementation of corporate strategies, bridging the traditional gap between blue sky opportunities and successful operational implementation. This includes the vision, conceptualisation, and implementation of integrated operational systems to give effect to the desired strategic outcomes. During his career he has managed large delivery teams and has a proven track record of large systems implementations

LOUISE CHENNELLS: Operations, Data & HR Specialist
B.Com Honors in Economics

Louise has 17 years of diverse experience spanning strategic planning, management information and project management in international investment banking and most recently the NGO sector. Louise has a proven track record of building and delivering sustainable, scalable and cost-efficient systems either for consolidation or expansion of businesses. Her areas of expertise include financial planning, forecasting,,implementation finance systems, re-engineering processes and cost optimisation, usually as a result of a merger, growth or down-sizing strategy

TANNITH THOMPSON: Associate – Impact & ESG
B.Com Honours with Distinction (Rhodes University)

Having spent the first ten years of her career in marketing and sales, Tannith decided to make a career move into a more technical-focused role. She has had a keen interest in sustainable finance for a long time and motivated by the impact of ESG developments on a rapidly changing future, Tannith joined Summit Africa as an ESG & Impact Intern. Under the guidance of Summit’s Head of ESG and Impact, Tannith has grown in the role and assisted in developing and then performing all aspects necessary to achieve our firm’s ESG and Impact objectives and furthermore now actively supports our portfolio companies in their accountability for execution and results on the targets set for ESG and Impact