Gosego January

CEO, Debswana Pension Fund

Gosego January

CEO, Debswana Pension Fund

Biography

Mrs Gosego January was appointed Principal Executive Officer (apposition which was later changed to CEO) of the Debswana Pension Fund (DPF) by the DPF Board of Trustees from 1st February 2011. The DPF is a Secretariat to Debswana Diamond Company and its subsidiaries, the Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB), De Beers Global Sightholder Sales, Anglo-Coal and others. The Fund is currently valued at over Pula 6.4 billion and is the largest private fund in Botswana to date.

Prior to this appointment she spent 20 years working at Debswana Diamond Company where she rose through the ranks from Accounts Trainee to key Managerial positions. The key Managerial positions held being that of Cost Accountant, Business Services Manager, Management Accountant, and Business Strategy Programme Manager for Orapa and Letlhakane Mines reporting to the General Manager and being a member of the Executive Committee, and lastly the Personal Assistant to the Managing Director, a position responsible for providing strategic and business advice to the Managing Director.

Gosego is a Chartered Management Accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK, and prior to that she obtained a three year Diploma in Business Administration-Accounting from the Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology in Sudbury, Canada. She prides herself with a sparkling track record in leadership and management positions.

In other professional appointments Gosego has served as Director on the Board of PEO Venture Capital Fund (Pty) Ltd, a private equity fund established as a joint venture between Debswana and De Beers Botswana to promote entrepreneurship in Botswana through venture partnerships with small to medium scale businesses. She has participated at national level as a member of the Central Transport Organisation (CTO) Fuel Privatization Steering Committee and the Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry Management (BOCCIM) Capacity Building Project Team.

She is currently a Member of the Audit & Finance Committee for Sechaba Holdings and of the Advisory Board at Vantage Capital Investment.

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