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Meet Thobela, Investment Analyst 

Thobela joined Mergence in June 2015 as part of the Skills Development Programme as an Investment Analyst Trainee in the Public market/listed investments team.

Thobela graduated cum laude from the University of Cape Town with an MSc degree in Chemistry in 2010. He received various scholarships and fellowships which allowed him to travel extensively for research and training, namely to Williams College (US), University of Michigan (US), Emory University (US), and GlaxoSmithKline (UK). After completing his studies, he started working at a chemical company, however left soon after to start his own business, Intupha Foods (Pty) Ltd, in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Thobela presented his ESG research into mining accidents. His interest in the mining sector emanates from his background, being a son of a retired mineworker as well as his interest in adding value to the highly contested topic of safety in mining and section 54 safety stoppages.

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