Our Team
Khumovest is comprised of a collective of passionate, skilled and experienced individuals that share a common vision and set of values.

Thurstan Moodley

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

B.Bus.Science-Honours (Finance), CFA

Thurstan has more than 8 years of experience in the Financial Services Sector, 5 years of which were dedicated exclusively to managing private equity & mezzanine finance and structured investment product asset portfolios. Thurstan has additionally managed senior debt investments as well as investments in the Small to Medium Enterprise sector. Prior to founding Khumovest, Thurstan held the position of Associate Principal at the PIC, specifically tasked with managing the PIC’s more than USD 2 billion Private Equity (Mid & Large Cap) and USD 4.3 billion Structured Investment Product Portfolios. Thurstan has served as a non-executive director on companies in the Financial Services and Real Estate Sectors. He has served as Chairman of Finance and Investment Committee as well as a member of Asset & Liability, Audit & Risk and Social & Ethics Committees. Thurstan holds an honours degree in Business Science (Finance) from the University of Cape Town and is also a CFA Charter Holder.

Tel: +27 11 883 2274

Email: thurstanm@khumovest.com

Ratirelo Mothobi

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

B.Com-Honours (Accounting), CTA, CA(SA)

Ratirelo has 9 years of experience in various facets of the financial services sector, including Investment Banking, Private Equity, Mezzanine Finance and Audit/Assurance. Prior to founding Khumovest, Ratirelo held the position of Associate Principal at the PIC, specifically tasked with managing the PIC’s more than USD 2 billion Private Equity (Mid & Large Cap) and USD 4.3 billion Structured Investment Product Portfolios. Prior to joining the PIC, Ratirelo spent 2 years at Rand Merchant Bank focussing on Structured Finance and another 2 years at Deloitte where he performed assurance work. Ratirelo has served as a non-executive director on companies in the Financial Services, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Agri-Services and Pharmaceutical sectors. He has served as a member of Credit, Audit & Risk, Remuneration and Social & Ethics Committees. Ratirelo holds an honours degree in Accounting from the University of Johannesburg and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Tel: +27 11 883 2274

Email: ratirelom@khumovest.com

Priyan Padayichie

Associate

B.Com-Honours (Finance), CFA

Priyan is Khumovest’s first recruit, and brings with him over 4 years of experience in the Financial Services sector, where he spent his time focusing on private equity, unlisted debt and structured investment products. Prior to joining Khumovest, Priyan held the position of Investment Associate at the PIC, where he formed part of the PIC’s small to mid-cap Private Equity team. During his tenor at the PIC, Priyan was actively involved in fundamental analysis (top-down and bottom-up), instrument pricing, financial modelling and deal structuring/negotiation. Priyan represented the PIC, as an observer, on the Board of companies in the Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical sectors. Priyan holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (with Honours) in Finance from the University of the Witwatersrand and is also a CFA Charter holder, having passed all three levels of the CFA program on his first attempt.

Tel: +27 11 883 2275

Email: priyanp@khumovest.com