Mr Bafokeng Khoali

Anglo American: Bulk Commodity Operations
Zezabo Holdings: Director
Education: Bsc (Sciences), PDM (Distinction), MBA , CFA Level 1(P).

Bafokeng Khoali manages the bulk commodity value chain of Anglo American with a peculiar focus on the coal and chrome businesses. The value chain requires close interaction with external stakeholders such at Transnet and Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT), to mention a few.  In 2016, Mr Khoali graduated top of the cohort with an MBA in general business management and sustainable leadership from the Rhodes Business School of Rhodes University. The Master’s programme covered several business concepts, and of particularly interest; the financial management, economics, quantitative methods and costing, of which distinctions were attained. Currently, registered for the reputable CFA programme and sat the level 1 examination and passed. This serves as a continuation to broaden my financial and business management understanding. Upon the completion of the CFA Charterholder professional qualification, Mr Khoali plans to purse a Ph.D. in Business Administration.


  • Top MBA Graduate for the cohort of 2014. Only graduate to have received a distinction for the dissertation component of the degree.
  • First for Economics, Entrepreneurship and Financial Management.
  • Elected and served as MBA President for the duration of the degree.
  • Recipient of the MBA Fellowship Award as elected by the Business School lecturers and the MBA Cohort.
  • Anglo American Top Achiever for the Global Leadership Course (GIBS).


Leisure-focused activities:

  • Tennis
  • Reading (Politics, Financial Markets, Pyschology).
  • Travel and outdoor activity.