Oliver Petersen

Oliver Petersen

Senior Executive

Oliver joined Thesele in November 2015. In his 13-year career, post articles at PwC, he has held various associate and executive roles in investment, corporate finance and private equity.

He originated and led Thesele’s investment in Elite Truck Hire and Probe Corporation and also represents Thesele on the board of both of these portfolio companies.

Oliver has been a senior deal executive at CapitalWorks Private Equity, CEO at Brait SA’s Alternative Equity Partners and COO at Circle Capital Ventures. He has held various board positions and is a former secretary general of the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP). Oliver is also a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

  • BCom degree in financial accounting, University of Pretoria
  • BCom honours in accounting sciences, University of Pretoria
  • Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy, University of Pretoria
  • EVCA Certificate in Institutional Private Equity Investing, Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford