Dr. Keitumetse Tebogo Mothibeli is the Chief Executive Officer of Crystal Partners, a 100% black-owned investment company led by black female professionals. Crystal Partners aims to become the premier choice partner for global and local companies seeking to establish and expand their footprint on the African continent.
She has extensive experience in the field of Science and in the Medical distribution industry, with five years’ experience as a Field Applications and Product Specialist where her key deliverables were focused on maintaining and developing territorial sales functions, in accordance with agreed sales and marketing plans.
Her drive for entrepreneurship has seen her develop and successfully run Maidi Holding and was/is co-owner of Mr. Brick. Heading the Research and Development department she was passionate at using green technology together with Zetland technologies at CSIR to make bricks and other products in solving the fly ash challenge in Secunda. Together with utility companies such as Eskom and Sasol she formed mutual beneficial relationship with a vision and mission that propels infrastructure development and a favourable outcome to the environment.
She joined Zucchi Innovations and Mofaya Beverage Company as a Research and Development Director and shareholder with a specialized focus directed at governing processes controlling product development research, concept screening and testing.
Later becoming a consultant as the Head of Research and Development at BMGLOBAL were her primary role was to find sustainable solutions and technologies for the irradiation of waste that are beneficial and environmentally friendly and to find building solutions using waste from mining sectors.
Together with her vast experience in Health, Medical Distribution, Mining Infrastructure, and Maritime, Dr. Mothibeli became the first black woman to acquire Diving and Hull cleaning
licenses in Durban, Richard Bay, and Cape Town.
In 2020, she became a Chief Investment Officer for the Chairman’s Investment Panel where she focused on building and mentoring young and dynamic entrepreneurs into creating sustainable and meaningful business. She is a born leader and believes that sacrifice, commitment, consistency, and keeping a positive attitude are characters that all good leaders need. It is to develop an innate drive for excellence that transcend barriers of any prejudice or predisposition, with a moral obligation for success that should be in the pursuit of human dignity, social fulfilment and integrated success.