BCom and BCom (Hons) Accounting) and Finance, CA(SA)

Prior to being appointed as Chairperson of the Sphere Holdings Board, Ben has served on the Boards of Absa Bank of Botswana, Barlowold Khula Sizwe Property Holdings, Fortress REIT Limited and Thungela Resources Limited. He was also Chairman of the Boards of Wesgro and the SA Corporate Real Estate Fund, as well as President and Director of the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA).

Ben is a distinguished professional with a wealth of insights gained over an illustrious, three-decade career in the investment space. Currently, he is the Founder and CEO of ALT Capital Partners, a specialist investment renowned for its focus on economic and social infrastructure developments across Africa.

Prior to this, he has successfully fulfilled numerous senior executive roles in leading multinational investment firms. This includes being CEO of Alternatives at Sanlam Investments, MD of STANLIB Africa, MD of Old Mutual’s Property Division, GM of Old Mutual’s Employee Benefits Division, Head of Strategy, Distribution and Marketing for the Old Mutual Investment Group and Chief Investment Officer of the African Harvest Fund Managers Growth team.