Sipho Nkosi
Sipho NkosiChairman

Sipho is the current chairman of Talent10 Holdings. Sipho is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Exxaro Resources Limited from which role he retired at end March2016. After 20 years in the industrial and mining sectors, Sipho founded Eyesizwe Holdings and served as CEO before its merger into Exxaro in 2006. He is also Chairman of Eyesizwe Holdings and a Board Member of Eyesizwe Mining. Sipho sits on a number of boards including Sanlam, Anooraq Resources, Amazwi Holdings and RBCT. He is also Chairman of the South African National Energy Association (SANEA) and the South African representative on the World Energy Council and is the past President of the South African Chamber of Mines. He has a BCom (Hons) from Unisa and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts in the USA.

Mxolisi Mgojo
Mxolisi MgojoNon Executive director
Mxolisi is a founder and non executive director of Talent10 Holdings. Mxolisi was a founder member of Eyesizwe Coal formed in 2001 where he was the Marketing and Logistics Manager. He has been with Exxaro Resources since its inception in 2006, heading the Base Metals and Industrial Minerals business before being appointed as the Executive Head of Coal in August 2008 and then in April 2016 as CEO of Exxaro. Mxolisi started his working life as a software engineer working for Unisys both in South Africa and in London. He has also had a career in international and investment banking working for Nedcor, Future Bank as well as at Societé Generale Investment Bank.
Mxolisi is a BSc Computer Science graduate from Northeastern University in Boston USA and has an MBA from Henley Management College (UK), BSc (Hons) in Energy Studies at RAU and Advanced Management Programme from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.
Dr Humphrey Mathe
Dr Humphrey MatheNon Executive Director
Humphrey is a founding member of Talent10 Holdings and has held various leadership roles in companies operating in the resources sector over the last 30 years. He was Chief Executive Officer at Tranter Resources (Pty) Limited and Scinta South Africa and Executive General Manager of Corporate Services at Exxaro Resources Limited and Chief Operations Officer and Executive Director of Eyesizwe Coal. Humphrey sits on various boards including Tranter Exploration, Tranter Zambia (where he is the Chairman), Tranter Kismet, Ferret Mining and Environmental Services (Pty) Ltd and Wits Consolidated Gold Resources Limited. He also serves on the Investment Committee of the New Africa Mining Fund and is a Fellow of the Geological Society of South Africa. He is a qualified geologist with an MSc in mineral exploration from Rhodes University and a PhD from the University of Natal, Durban.
Wayne Fitzjohn
Wayne FitzjohnCEO
Wayne is the CEO of Talent10 Holdings. In 2012 Wayne co-founded and became an Executive Director of Talent10 Holdings. He has more than 18 years’ experience in the financial industry in South Africa and has developed a reputation for excellence in the fields of asset management, private equity, corporate finance, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions. Wayne began his career at First National Bank in 1996. He joined Absa in 1998 where he worked in various management positions including MD of ABSA Offshore. In 2005 Wayne joined Citadel Private Client Wealthcare as a senior partner and where he was a co-founder of Citadel’s private equity and advisory initiative. Wayne holds an MBA from Potchefstroom University and a postgraduate diploma in financial planning.
Dr Joe Bester
Dr Joe BesterExecutive Director
In 2012 Joe co-founded and became an Executive Director of Talent10 Holdings. He has more than 18 years’ experience in investments and advising business owners and executives on their personal and business assets. After starting and building up the Citadel Cape Town office in 1995, he took on national roles within Citadel. Initially he headed up the prospecting division, which entailed new business development, then, in 2009, he was appointed as Head of Marketing. Concurrent to this role, Joe co-founded and managed Citadel’s private equity and advisory initiative. Joe holds a Veterinary degree, a post graduate diploma in Financial Planning and an MBA from UCT’s Graduate School of Business.
Chett Maherry
Chett MaherryFinancial Director
Chett is the Financial Director of Talent10 Holdings. He has more than 18 years’ experience in various industries ranging from warehousing and logistics, asset finance origination to manufacturing and engineering and has developed a substantial level of expertise in the diverse fields of finance, operations and sales. During this time he has become a business improvement and turnaround specialist. In 2013 Chett joined Talent10 Holdings (Pty) Ltd as divisional executive and also fulfils the role of company secretary. Chett has a B. Comm. LLB degree from the University of the Free State and a MBA post graduate degree from Oxford Brookes University via Damelin.
Shanaaz Mgiba
Shanaaz MgibaOperations Manager
Shanaaz Mgiba manages all operational requirements for Talent10 and the executive team. She joined the company in 2014 as Executive Assistant to the directors and Office Manager. She holds an International Diploma in Business from CTI and has gained extensive experience in administration and organisational management in different industries. She is passionate about making a difference and has worked with a NGO to develop actuarial science students. In addition to her operational responsibilities she manages the CSI portfolio for Talent10.