The World Economic Forum (WEF) has invited Patrice Motsepe, chairperson, African Rainbow Minerals to join its board of trustees. Mr. Motsepe a leading philanthropist has been invited alongside, Kristalina Georgieva, managing director, International Monetary Fund.

According to the WEF, Georgieva and Motsepe’s long-term record of thought leadership and successes in their fields, will strengthen the forum’s platform for public–private cooperation.

Georgieva previously served as CEO at the World Bank and interim president of World Bank Group.

Motsepe is also the non-executive chairperson of Harmony Gold Mining Company, deputy chairperson of Sanlam and founding president of Business Unity South Africa.