Mr. Potgieter is a Managing Director and member of the Africa Private Markets investment team. He is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Prior to joining TRG in April 2023, Mr. Potgieter was a Partner in the Ethos Large Equity Fund, which was acquired by TRG.
Having joined Ethos on the Analyst program in 2014, Mr. Potgieter has gained extensive experience in originating and evaluating numerous investment opportunities for the Large Equity Fund. He has played an integral role investing into (and subsequently exiting) Eaton Towers, a Pan-African mobile connectivity tower business, investing into and building out a non-alcoholic drinks platform (The Beverage Company) and the investment into and recapitalization of Brait. He currently sits on the boards of RTT, Autozone and The Beverage Company.
Prior to joining Ethos, Mr. Potgieter spent 2 years at Rand Merchant Bank as a Credit Analyst.
Mr. Potgieter is a CA(SA) and a CFA Charterholder. He is fluent in Afrikaans.