Heather Sonn is a founder and chairperson of Khana Energy, a majority black owned South African renewable energy investment company. She is the Managing Director of Gamiro Investment Holdings, which makes investments and builds businesses in the Renewable Energy, Agriculture and Financial Services sectors.
She was previously CEO of a stockbroking firm in Johannesburg, deputy CEO of the largest women’s investment company in South Africa, Wipcapital that served over 200,000 women beneficiaries via its Trusts and a senior executive of Barclays in London.
Heather holds directorships on a number of listed and unlisted company boards including Steinhoff International, Prescient Limited and Esor Limited. She serves on the Board of Foodbank South Africa, the Prescient Foundation, GreenCape and is a Voting Member of Greenpeace Africa. She is a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative of Aspen Global Leadership Network and a trained Moderator with the Aspen Institute.