The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Themba Baloyi as its new Chairman, marking a significant milestone in his ongoing journey of dedication and service to the Foundation.
Baloyi’s journey with the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, which started in 2018 when he joined the board, has been characterized by his unwavering commitment and multifaceted contributions. Since joining the board, he has served on various board sub-committees, including the Investment Committee as Chair, Human Resources and Renumeration Committee, as well as the Finance and Risk Committee. His deep understanding of entrepreneurship, finance, and strategic vision have played an instrumental role in guiding some of the Foundation’s financial and risk management strategies.
Baloyi’s appointment as Chairman underscores the Foundation’s confidence in his leadership abilities and his profound dedication to its mission. His extensive experience, which includes founding Discovery Insure Ltd and receiving accolades such as the All Africa Business Leaders Award for Entrepreneur of the Year, makes him a valuable asset to the Foundation’s leadership.
Under Baloyi’s guidance, the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is poised to build upon its legacy of empowering future leaders in Southern Africa. The Foundation remains steadfast in its commitment to invest in the education and development of individuals with entrepreneurial potential, and as the new Chairman, his leadership will undoubtedly drive this mission forward.
The Foundation extends its deepest gratitude to Dr. Bridgette Gasa-Toboti for her exceptional service and leadership during her tenure as the outgoing Chair.