Sheila Khama

17th June 2022


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Full Name: Sheila Khama

Position and Company Name: Director of SK Consultancy

Main Activity of the Company: Policy and strategy advice

Date and Place of Birth: Botswana

Education: MBA

First Job: Botswana civil service

Size of First Pay Packet: R800 a month

Career Path to Date: Civil servant, compliance officer, CEO of De Beers Botswana, policy adviser to the African Development Bank and the World Bank, nonexecutive director of oil and mining company, and independent consultant

Management Style: Task focused

Personal Best Achievement: Nonexecutive director of companies listed on the FTSE 250 and Nasdaq

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Life: My mother

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Career: Too many to single out one person

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: None

Businessperson Who Has Impressed You Most: Bill Gates

Philosophy of Life: There is such a thing as the right thing

Biggest Ever Opportunity: Working for Anglo American Corporation Botswana as compliance officer for 20 subsidiaries

Biggest Ever Disappointment: (No comment provided – Editor)

Hope for the Future: (No comment provided – Editor)

Favourite Reading: Beloved, Toni Morrison’s 1987 novel, which is set after the American Civil War and tells the story of a family of formerly enslaved people

Favourite TV Programme: None

Favourite Food/Drink: Tonic water

Favourite Music: None

Favourite Sport: None

Hobbies: Gardening, reading and travel

Car: None

Pets: None

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor


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