BCom Honours, Economics, University of the Witwatersrand; MEcon, Economics, University of the Witwatersrand; MSc, Economics, University of London
Derek Thomas is Letsema’s CEO and joined the Group in 1996. From a teaching family, Derek was infused with a passion for learning that led him to the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of London. Derek is an experienced manager, consultant, strategist and has served on multiple boards as a director and chairman, including Transpaco, CEPPWAWU Investments and Cirebelle. An innately curious person and bibliophile, Derek believes the only way to operate a business is honestly, with integrity and relentlessly pursuing excellence.