Jacqui Hathorn established Leaf Capital in 2004, together with Paul Leaf-Wright. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce C.A.I.B. degree. During her years in the banking sector, Jacqui’s activities included chairing regional credit committees, due diligence on acquisitions, formation and operations of BEE alliances, international and local mergers of major business and the disposal of non-core companies.

Jacqui held various roles in BoE (subsequently Nedbank Ltd). These included managing private wealth operations, head of finance, Head of strategy, and merger integration.

While working at Leaf Capital Jacqui began in the Corporate Finance division. She then moved on to establish the Leaf Private Equity fund (now known as Infinitus). At times Jacqui has placed her focus on Leaf Capital’s property division. Currently Jacqui currently overseas the South African operations at Leaf Capital.