Hasmukh Patel Scholar profiles


Our Hasmukh Patel Scholars are exceptional individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to development in Africa and will continue to do so after completing the Executive MBA. 

September 2021

Lerato N. Molefe

Director, Naaya
South Africa

An M&A lawyer by training, Lerato was recently the strategic investments director at a high growth African fintech. She is deeply honoured to be this year’s recipient and plans to apply the learnings of her EMBA to deepen and elevate her continued work in the African investment ecosystem.

September 2020

Helio Cumbi

Senior Government Relations Advisor, ExxonMobil

Passionate about the trade for development. Helio was the UK Trade and Investment Country Director, where he promoted DFI as a catalyst for development. He has since joined ExxonMobil and is supporting the development of Africa's largest investment ($25 billion).

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