Sello is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Thesele Group and has a wealth of business experience gained over more than 25 years in financial services (investment management and employee benefits). Outside of Thesele, Sello holds positions as independent non-executive Chairman of both Sibanye-Stillwater Limited and General Reinsurance Africa. He also currently serves on the boards of Prudential Investment Managers, Telkom and JSE listed Stor-Age REIT Limited.
Sello has previously served on the boards of several listed companies including Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited (as non-executive Chairman), Gold Fields Limited, Makalani Holdings Limited, Acucap Properties Limited and Sycom Property Fund.
He is the former CEO of Old Mutual Asset Managers and former deputy CEO of Capital Alliance Asset Managers, firms he initially joined as a senior portfolio manager and an analyst, respectively.
Sello is a trustee of the UCT Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Foundation where he also chairs the Investment Committee. He was the national president of the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP) from 2005 to 2007. In 2003, ABSIP presented him with the Financial Services Pioneer Award in recognition of his achievements in the field of investment management.
- BSc (Hons) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Leicester
- Advanced Management Programme, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School