About the Mosehla Foundation

Mr Mosehla as founder of the Foundation, and its Trustees, have established the Trust for the purposes of addressing the needs of South African youth.


How it started

Tembisa is a large township situated on the East Rand of the Gauteng Province, South Africa. It was established in 1957 and is home to more than 460 000 residents. The name Tembisa comes from the Zulu word "thembisa" meaning "promise or hope".

Brian Mosehla, the founder of the Mosehla Foundation, is a South African entrepreneur who was born and bred in Tembisa. During his upbringing he experienced and continues to witness difficulties encountered by young people residing in townships and rural areas in South Africa in general and Tembisa in particular.

Brian recognises that the promotion of sport and recreation on the one hand and education on the other are imperative for the youth in Tembisa to fully realise their potential and make a positive contribution towards the reconstruction, development and transformation of the South African society in general and the Tembisa community in particular.

Khomotso Brian Mosehla CA (SA) / Founder

Brian completed his articles with KPMG in 1995 and is a qualified South African chartered accountant. He worked at African Merchant Bank Limited for several years, gaining a broad range of experience, including MBO, LBO and capital restructuring/raising transactions.

In 2003 he established Mvelaphanda Corporate Finance for the development of Mvelaphanda’s mining and non-mining interests. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Mosomo Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a well-known black empowerment investment company with a proven track record in transformation, and with experience in mining, financial services and mass banking concepts.

Brian served as an Executive Director of Mvelaphanda Resources and as a non-executive director of JSE listed Coal of Africa Limited, Unitrans Limited. Brian currently serves as the non-executive Chairman of Northam Platinum Limited as well as Zambezi Platinum (RF) Limited.

Our Trustees

MEET OUR TRUSTEES

Mrs Caron Mosehla -- Trustee
Caron Mosehla graduated from Wits University as a Social Worker in 1996. Caron's HR Consulting company, Quantum People Solutions, works on Social Change & Development, Transformational HR Management, Change Management, Organisational Development and Capability Development. Her experience encompasses union and non-union, private and not-for-profit, and corporate businesses within the Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing and Professional Services sectors.
Mr Gwenaël Trotel -- Trustee
Gwenaël travelled from France to South Africa in 1997 for what was supposed to be a short stay, but soon developed a passion for the country and its people and has never left . Growing from strong scientific and engineering academic roots, Gwenaël has held various leadership positions in the local financial technology industry, and now focuses on the development and commercialisation of innovative electronic payment solutions for a major banking group.
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