Member of The Brenthurst Foundation's Advisory Board
Jonathan Oppenheimer is a South African businessman and philanthropist. He began his career at NM Rothschild & Sons, before moving to Anglo American and subsequently De Beers, where he held a number of senior management roles over two decades.
In 2004 Jonathan was instrumental in the formation of the Brenthurst Foundation, a Johannesburg-based think-tank which examines ways to drive Africa's sustainable growth. Today, the Foundation is at the frontier of new ideas and innovative actions for strengthening Africa's economic performance, and as a member of their International Advisory Board, Jonathan plays a key role in its continued success.
As Executive Chairman of Oppenheimer Generations, Jonathan is actively involved in all other aspects of his family's private, commercial and thought leadership activities, including:
- Oppenheimer Partners, a global investment group with a focus on building a long-term portfolio of businesses by deploying permanent capital, building on the Oppenheimer family's legacy and commitment towards making a meaningful and positive impact on society.
- Through Tswalu Kalahari, Fireblade Aviation, and a joint venture with South African Michelin-starred chef Jan Hendrik — providing world-class services to clients and strengthening South Africa's image globally.
- The Oppenheimer Generation Foundation, a philanthropic initiative focused on generating positive impact by unlocking catalytic grants in underfunded areas.
Content by Jonathan Oppenheimer
The Brenthurst Foundation Holds Annual Advisory Board Meeting In Morocco
Alberto Trejos, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Ernest Bai Koroma, Greg Mills, Jonathan Oppenheimer, Mcebisi Jonas, Olusegun Obasanjo, Torben Brylle
21 Oct 2021
COVID-19: Africa must act locally, but keep thinking globally
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Jonathan Oppenheimer, Olusegun Obasanjo
23 Mar 2020
Putting Young Africans to Work - Addressing Africa's youth unemployment crisis
Alberto Trejos, Jonathan Oppenheimer
11 Aug 2011