Nkululeko Sowazi is the Chairman of KTH, a leading South African investment holding company with significant interests in the media, financial services and resources sectors. KTH was formed in July 2011 following the merger of two leading black-owned investment firms, Kagiso Trust Investments and the Tiso Group, with combined gross assets of R15 billion. Nkululeko was the Executive Chairman and co-founder of the Tiso Group. He is currently a director of Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed Aveng Limited, Exxaro Resources Limited, Actom (Pty)Ltd as well as Litha Healthcare Holdings. Nkululeko is also Chairman of Idwala Industrial Holdings (Pty) Limited and Washington based not for profit organisation, Housing for HIV. He holds a master’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
David Adomakoh is a founding director of KTH, Chairman of its Investment and Valuation Committee. He was Group Managing Director/co-founder of the Tiso Group. He is a former Director, Chase Manhattan Limited, London; Head of the Chase Manhattan Bank, Southern Africa; Executive Director of Robert Fleming South Africa; and Head of Africa Corporate Finance at JP Morgan. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Travant Capital Partners, a Nigerian-based private equity fund. He holds a BSc(Econ) Honours degree from the London School of Economics, University of London, and a Diplome de Langue et de Civilisation from the Sorbonne, Université de Paris.
Safeera Mayet is a Director at the Tiso BlackStar Group and was previously the Group Head of Legal Services as well as Company Secretary of KTH. She completed her articles of clerkship with Tugendhaft Wapnick Banchetti & Partners (TWB) in Johannesburg and was admitted as an Attorney in 2005. She became a partner of TWB in 2008, where she specialized in corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions as well as competition law. Safeera joined the Tiso Group in 2009 as the Head of Legal Services and Governance. She holds a BCom and LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.