NTHOBI ANGEL "is a BA Hons [Sociology] and MSc [Industrial Sociology] graduate also with a Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication. She has been associated with Open Africa for many years and is Chairperson of TsaRona Capital and a director of Batho Bonke Capital, She served as a Non Executive director of ABSA Group and ABSA bank from 2004 to2007. She is active in nature conservation and is currently chair of Kagiso Trust and a board member of Deloitte Chartered Accountants (SA). She has extensive knowledge of the African continent and is a director of the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC).
"From 1994 to 1995, Nthobi was the public affairs manager at Rhone-Poulenc Rorer SA (Pty) Limited. Thereafter she was appointed general manager: Corporate Affairs at Engen Petroleum Limited, a position she held until early 2000, when she was appointed as executive director: Strategic Affairs at Engen.
"From 2001 to 2003 Nthobi was seconded to the Presidency by Engen, as Chief Operations Officer: Strategic Planning and Communications. From 2004 to 2005 she served as CEO of Mvelaphanda Resources. Her last full time employment was with Eskom, as Managing Director External Relations, after which she resigned in 2006 to focus on her role as Chairperson of TsaRona Capital. Nthobi is fluent in seven languages including Kiiswahili." ref>About, Open Africa, accessed June 16, 2010.</ref>