Capital market captain sails to new shores

New horizons: Tsheole led the BSE for eight years PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
New horizons: Tsheole led the BSE for eight years PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

As he leaves to head Rwanda’s capital market regulator, former Botswana Stock Exchange CEO, Thapelo Tsheole, speaks to MBONGENI MGUNI about his career as well as his experiences developing the local financial market

Mmegi: Briefly, take us through your career, specifically what led you to choose the capital market as a career choice?

Tsheole: In terms of my career, I was originally a sciences student at high school, at Molefi Senior Secondary School, doing pure sciences. My intention was always to pursue a science-based career, up until I got to National Service where after interacting with a lot of people, I realised I would do much better in the social sciences. Therefore, I went to the University of Botswana and chose a Bachelor of Social Science and in this, we were taught several subjects such as psychology.

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