Chief Executive Officer
Date of appointment: 27 March 2017
Qualification: B.Bus.Sci, MSc (University of London)
Quinton Zunga is the founder and current chief executive officer of RH Bophelo. Prior to this, he was co-founder and executive director of Arkein Capital Partners. Quinton has sixteen years of high-level business experience, which includes twelve years of professional experience at senior levels in investment banking and four years private equity experience.
Prior to founding RH Managers and co-founding Arkein Group, Quinton was a Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch SA (BofAML) and head of its debt capital markets for South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. In that role, Quinton was instrumental in developing BofAML’s Sub-Saharan Africa business focusing on regional hubs South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. He was instrumental in capital raising for over US$1.5 billion in these regions and built deep relationships. He worked at BofAML from 2007 to 2011.
Before joining BofAML, Quinton was Head of Debt Capital Markets at Absa Capital a role he assumed after the merger of Barclays and Absa Bank. Before this merger, Quinton was head of Debt Capital Markets at Barclays and was responsible for a team that covered eleven African countries Barclays had banking operations. He helped develop Africa’s Debt Capital Markets in these countries, launching the first medium-term notes in Botswana, Tanzania, Mauritius and Zambia. He also led the issue of municipal bonds by the City of Johannesburg. Quinton raised over US$2.0billion in forty transactions that he was the lead manager or co-lead manager over his seven years at Barclays.