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:
Olusegun Obasanjo, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Jonathan Oppenheimer23 March 2020