Kgathola holds a B. Com in Business Management and Economics and he is the Chief Executive and co-founder of Power Matla. As a Non-Executive director, he sits on the board and sub-committees of numerous companies including SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA (Pty) Ltd, EduVod South Africa and Dorper Wind Farm.
Kgathola commands an extensive knowledge of Supply Chain Management at operational and executive level, spanning twenty five (25) years in various companies including, Eskom, SASOL, Transnet, Harmony Gold Mining, Rio Tinto and a former Executive Group Supply Chain Services for Pretoria Portland Cement Company Ltd.
Whilst working for the above-mentioned companies, Kgathola attended numerous Management Development Programmes, Senior Executive Programmes including The ESKOM Graduate Programme In Utility Management 1996) offered by Samford Business Global Utilities Institute and a Certificate In Programme In Leadership Development (2005) by Wits University Graduate School Of Business Administration.
He has been instrumental in the conclusion of business deals for Power Matla. As a result, he was exposed to and work with various corporate finance advisory service providers on Power Matla deals, involving mergers and acquisitions, BBBEE ownership transactions, company valuations, equity and debt capital raising activities.
Esther started her career in the accounting profession in 1989. Working as an article clerk, she studied part time towards her BCompt through UNISA. After completion of her articles she joined KPMG. After achieving a manager status at KPMG in the accounting department, Esther managed a portfolio of owner managed businesses.
Esther was seconded to an international client for a year, Electro-Motive Diesel and Locomotive Company (Pty) Ltd, to assist with the day to day running of the accounting department and reporting to the US financial director. She has 24 years accounting experience.
Esther is currently the financial manager for Power Matla (Pty) Ltd.