Thandile Nxumalo, (Swaziland, Waterford Kamhlaba UWC 1980-1984, UWC Adriatic College 1985-1988), is the Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Investment Management Swaziland (SIM Swaziland). She is an entrepreneur and specialist in the field of business development and stakeholder management. She is a shareholder employee as Daylite Fund Management, a company she co-founded which is one of the shareholders of SIM Swaziland. Thandile is the visionary behind the registration of the first infrastructure fund in Swaziland, Yekucala Infrastructure Fund which is a product of SIM Swaziland. Prior to SIM Swaziland she worked as Director of Daylite Capital on a number of major financial services and empowerment assignments in South Africa where she had been based from 1997 to 2011. For example the Telkom IPO and the launch of the first retail bond by National Treasury. Prior to Daylite, Thandile was Director, Corporate Affairs at Wiphold and before that Director: Public Sector Business Development at Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank (SCMB). She was the first black woman to be appointed divisional director by SCMB.
Thandile has a law degree with honours from the London School of Economics. She is admitted as a Barrister at Law of Lincoln’s Inn. She is also an admitted attorney of the High Court of Swaziland. She practised as a lawyer in Swaziland with Millin in Currie for two and a half years before proceeding to Cape Town to obtain a master of business administration degree from the University of Cape Town.