Refilwe has 14 years’ experience within asset management, private equity and debt and development finance. She was formerly a Senior Investment Officer at Botswana Development Corporation (BDC), her responsibilities included deal origination and structuring, financial modelling, investment appraisal, due diligence and portfolio management.
Previously, Refilwe worked for a regional Nordic development financial institution – Norsad Finance as part of the investment team where she was involved in the origination, financial modelling, investment appraisal, conducting due diligence and structuring of deals across the SADC region including Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Refilwe began her career as an Investment Analyst at Imara Holdings and later on Portfolio Manager with Botswana Insurance Fund Management (BIFM). Refilwe earned a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University in Australia and a Master of Science in Finance (MSc Finance) from Warwick Business School, UK. She completed the first 2 levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.