Boitumelo holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Bachelor of Commerce Honours with Specialisation in Financial Management from the University of South Africa and Master of Philosophy in Development Finance from Stellenbosch University.

Boitumelo has spent the last 17 years in the financial services industry; 6 years of it in Banking dealing with Ultra-High Net Worth individuals at Investec Private Bank and RMB Private Bank catering to the clients banking and lending needs. 4 years in Investment Banking at Standard Bank Corporate & Investment Banking and BNP Paribas as a Credit Analyst, dealing with mid-sized corporates across a diverse range of industries. Her main responsibilities were assessing the credit worthiness of the corporates and presenting her findings to the Bank’s Credit Committees. Post the investments, Boitumelo was responsible for the proactive management of the credit risks associated with these loans. 7 years in Private Equity at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), the largest asset manager on the African continent, focusing on mid and large enterprises in South Africa and the Rest of Africa. During her tenure at the PIC she participated in several investments, in excess of R10 billion, and served as a non-executive director on various portfolio company boards.