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Karabo Maelane

Karabo Maelane

Non-executive Director

Karabo is a Private Equity Analyst at Pan-African Private Equity Fund Managers, an established, black-owned boutique private equity manager that invests in Southern Africa with the principal office domiciled in South Africa. Before that, he was a Manager focussing on Analysis, Business Strategy, Sales and Sales Operations in the African Business Development team at First Solar, a global leader in photovoltaic solar energy solutions; and an Investment Associate at Spinnaker Growth Partners, an investment and advisory firm based in Johannesburg and Cape Town. From 2009 to 2013, he held various roles at Wesgro, the official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for the Western Cape, including Acting Head of Investment Promotion as well as a role as Treasury Consultant at Investec Specialist Bank in the Johannesburg and Cape Town office between 2006 and 2009. Karabo holds an Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management qualification form Unisa and is currently completing his Post Graduate Diploma in Development Finance at Stellenbosch Business School.

I joined the CER because I felt it was my duty to be part of the solution to creating a better living environment for future generations. The CER gives me a platform to make a meaningful contribution for tomorrow, today.

Professor Tracy Humby

Professor Tracy Humby

Chairperson and Non-executive Director

Melissa Fourie

Melissa Fourie

Executive Director

Eugene Cairncross

Eugene Cairncross

Non-executive Director

Greg Daniels

Greg Daniels

Non-executive Director

Saliem Fakir

Saliem Fakir

Non-executive Director

Stephen Law

Stephen Law

Non-executive Director

Karabo Maelane

Karabo Maelane

Non-executive Director

Bonita Meyersfeld

Bonita Meyersfeld

Non-executive Director

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  • Johannesburg

    Ninth Floor, Southpoint Corner, 87 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2001 - View Map

Section 24of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

Report a Violation

0800 205 005

Contact the National Environmental Crimes & Incidents Hotline (24 hours) or one of the national and provincial hotlines.