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He is a non-executive director, Deputy Chair of Sanlam and a member of the Nominations and Human Resources and Remuneration committees.
He is the founder and Executive Chairman of African Rainbow Minerals (ARM). He is also the founder and Chairman of Ubuntu-Botho Investments, African Rainbow Capital, African Rainbow Energy and Power, and UBI General Partners. In addition, he is the Chairman of Harmony Gold Mining Company.
In 2017 Forbes Magazine commemorated its 100th Anniversary and honoured Dr Motsepe as one of the “100 Greatest Living Business Minds” in the world alongside Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos and others.
In 2013 Dr Motsepe and his wife, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe joined the Giving Pledge which was started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates. The Motsepe family committed to give half of their wealth to the poor and for philanthropic purposes during their lifetime and beyond. In 2019, Forbes Magazine stated that US$500 million was donated by the Motsepe family to the poor and for philanthropic purposes.
Dr Motsepe is a member of the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Global Network Advisory Board of the WEF Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the WEF International Business Council (IBC) which is made up of 100 of the most highly respected and influential chief executives from all industries. He is also a member of the Harvard Global Advisory Council and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).
Dr Motsepe is the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Vice President of FIFA.
He has a BA Law degree from the University of Eswatini, formerly University of Swaziland, and an LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand. He has been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Witwatersrand, Stellenbosch University, the University of Fort Hare and the University of Eswatini.