Itumeleng Merafe


Itumeleng's interests include sports, especially soccer, travelling, reading and music. He is also involved and mentoring young learners and is passionate about youth development and active citizenry. 


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance)
  • ACI The Financial Markets Association Dealing Certificate
  • South African Institute of Financial Markets (Certificates in Regulations and Bond, Equity, Foreign Exchange and Derivative markets )
  • Finance Executive Development Programme (Cass Business School London)
  • Masters in Management - Finance and Investments (with distinction)

Work Experience:

  • Financial planning
  • Financial modelling and pricing
  • Derivative sales and structuring
  • Risk management
  • Management
  • Investment Banking

Other Interests:

  • Founding member of the Bokamoso Cross Mentorship Programme which is in its 9th year
  • Hiking - reached the summit of Kilimanjaro in 2013
  • Treasurer of the YPA
  • Fellow of the inaugural class of the Young African Leadership Initiative

Itumeleng believes that financial markets can unlock the potential in South Africa and across the African continent and must be used as a force for