Khumo Shuenyane is a partner at Delta Partners Group, a leading global advisory and investment firm focused on the telecoms, media and digital (‘TMD’) industry. Headquartered in Dubai and with offices in all key regions globally, Delta Partners’ advisory business provides specialised management consulting and corporate finance services to its clients while its investments business manages a number of private equity funds and also undertakes direct investments into select TMD companies. Khumo has an established relationship with Delta Partners, having served as a member of its Corporate Finance Advisory Board between 2013 and 2016 prior to joining the firm in September 2016.
Khumo has since 2014 served as an independent non-executive director on the boards of various companies and committees in the Investec group of companies, including LSE listed Investec plc and JSE listed Investec Limited and Investec Property Fund Limited. In addition, he is a long standing shareholder and non-executive director of i capital (Pty) Limited, a financial services and investment group whose holdings include controlling interests in a number of South African short term insurance brokerages.
Between 2007 and 2013 Khumo served as Group Chief Mergers & Acquisitions Officer for MTN Group Limited. Khumo was a member of the Group Executive Committee and was responsible for corporate strategy and M&A. Prior to joining MTN he was head of Principal Investments at Investec Bank Limited and a member of the Executive Committee of Investec’s South African operations. Before taking responsibility for the Principal Investments division in 2005, Khumo was a member of Investec’s Corporate Finance division for 7 years.
Prior to joining Investec in 1998 Khumo worked for Arthur Andersen for six years from 1992. He completed his articles during his first three years with the firm in Birmingham, England, qualifying as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales in 1995. He subsequently transferred to the firm’s Johannesburg office where he worked for a further three years before joining Investec.
Khumo undertook his tertiary studies in the UK, having won a British Council scholarship after matriculating from St David’s Marist College in 1987. After a one-year A-level program he completed a degree in Economics and International Studies at the University of Birmingham in 1992. In 2004 Khumo completed an International Executive Program at Insead in France and Singapore.
Khumo is married to Ndileka and they have two children. He enjoys cycling, playing golf and travelling with his family.