Better known among his peers as “DJ”, Malawian born, Zimbabwean raised, South African educated, Africa loving; Dumi Jere is the CEO of AfriCatalysts and Deputy Chairman of AHG Global, a Dubai based diversified investment holdings firm with interests in hospitality, sanitation, information, multi-faceted events and agricultural sectors.
Dumi is responsible for the sourcing, planning and strategizing of all investment mandates for AHG Global in Africa. He is very passionate about the African continent, in particular entrepreneurship in Africa. Through one of the companies in the Amalgamated Holding Group (AHG), Dumi has spearheaded a movement for entrepreneurs called "It's Time For Africa" (ITFA).
With extensive experience and exposure of the African continent, Dumi has been featured in interviews with leading Television stations such as CNBC Africa and Bloomberg Africa as well as mainstream radio stations such as Power FM. His regular Television appearances as a Business Analyst on the “Invest Africa”, “Eye on Africa”, “Power Lunch” Business News Series on DSTV have been viewed in 48 countries in Sub Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean Islands reaching over 5 million viewers.
An Associate Chartered Accountant, Dumi holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Monash University. An avid Chelsea FC supporter, his other interests outside work include playing golf, travelling, cycling and watching sports(soccer, rugby, tennis, basketball and F1). He is involved in extensive charity work aimed at uplifting African communities and to that end, Dumi supports LIV Village (a home for parent-less children in KwaZulu Natal).