Makole Mupita CA (SA)

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Makole is a qualified chartered accountant with over 23 years of experience in private equity, ESG investing, asset management, and infrastructure and development finance. Makole spearheads the Mahlako Financial Services Energy Fund, applying innovative solutions to investing and building sustainable energy businesses across the renewable energy, gas, and energy services subsectors.

A leading figure and voice in the energy and financial services sector, she applies her pioneering spirit and exceptional experience to delivering value on behalf of discerning investment partners. She has led and been involved in landmark infrastructure deals that have shaped the South African infrastructure landscape.

She has participated in the successful refinancing of various infrastructure projects as well executing notable Public Private Partnership transactions. Most recently, she steered the Mahlako team in a ground-breaking flagship energy wheeling project with Amazon Web Services – a first of its kind project outside of the REIPPP programme.

Prior to Mahlako, Makole worked at the Old Mutual IDEAS Fund where she was Portfolio Manager of the Fund for 6 years. She served her articles at Investec Bank specialising in Private Equity. Makole is also the co-founder the Black Energy Professionals Association (BEPA).