Robert Hersov serves as an Advisory Director to the SVC Board. Rob is a South African/UK entrepreneur, senior executive and private investor based in Cape Town. He serves as Chairman and CEO of Invest Africa, Chairman of African Capital Investments, deputy Chairman of VistaJet and Chairman of Adoreum Partners.
Rob’s career has spanned the US, Europe and the UK and he has worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, News Corp., Richemont (Executive Director), Marquis Jet Europe (founder/CEO) and at a number of startups (as founder/CEO).
Rob’s late grandfather, Bob Hersov, founded AngloVaal, one of Southern Africa’s largest mining and industrial companies, which his father, Basil Hersov, ran from 1973 to 2001.
Rob has been a member of many public and private boards and owns companies in the resource, media/marketing, luxury and finance sectors. Rob received a B.B.S. from the University of Cape Town and a M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.