The people behind the vision

The Trustees

Lerato Okeyo

Lerato Okeyo, Thuto Trust’s Chairperson, is dedicated to the upliftment of education in South Africa.

She is an entrepreneur, with 20 years’ experience in various leadership positions across different industries. She currently runs her own business in the construction industry.

Ms Okeyo is involved in numerous social entrepreneurship initiatives in education and healthcare in line with her overall commitment to transformation and uplifting those less fortunate.

Ms Okeyo holds a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science, and an MBA.

Caesar Molebatsi

Caesar Molebatsi has a Master’s in Communications from Wheaton Graduate School and has provided key leadership to several youth and entrepreneurial development organisations over the past 40 years.

These organisations include Youth Alive, the South African Institute of Entrepreneurship and the Triple Trust Training Organisation.

Caesar has now brought his wealth of experience to Thuto Trust, advising on the enabling principles and activities of the Trust, serving as a Trustee Chairman of Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd.

Reginald Muzariri

Reginald Muzariri (CA (SA), Hons BCompt (Unisa)) is an Independent Corporate Advisor. He is the Managing Director of UAFIN (Pty) Ltd an investment banking advisory firm that is a leader in infrastructure and public-private partnerships in southern Africa. He serves as the Lead Financial Advisor on infrastructure and public-private partnership projects, and he also leads the asset-based finance business for UAFIN.

Reginald serves on several boards, he is a Non-Executive Director of Right to Care and serves as the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee. He also sits on several board sub-committees.

Reginald Muzariri is a Trustee of Thuto Trust and is the Chairman of both Audit and Risk committees of Thuto Trust and Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd.