Martin M. Makgatlhe 2017 Speaker

Chief Executive Officer

Motswedi Securities, Botswana


Mr. Martin Makgatlhe, a citizen of Botswana, is a pioneer of the Botswana Stock Exchange, having joined the then Botswana Share Market at its inception in 1989. He has an illustrious career in the capital markets with over 27 years of experience and his entire working life as a broker on the Botswana Stock Exchange. Martin was the first registered Motswana stockbroker. He holds a BA (Econ) degree from the University of Botswana.

Martin began his career as Chief Dealer for another broking firm, before joining a leading international asset management company as a Portfolio Manager. He then set up the second stock broking firm in the country, Investec Securities Botswana (ISB), as founding CEO in 1998. In December 2001, Martin bought out ISB from the Investec Group, renaming it Motswedi Securities. Under the stewardship of Martin, Motswedi Securities has grown to become one of the leading stockbrokerage firms in Botswana.


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