The Black Business Council leadership comprises of a President, two Vice- Presidents (Professionals and Organised Business), Secretary General, Treasurer General and a Head of Policy. This is a team of competent and experienced business people and professionals that have expertise in different sectors of the economy.

Organisation organogram


  • Website: www.blackbusinesscouncil.africa


Bonolo is a qualified chartered accountant by profession. He is a Wits University and Deloitte & Touché alumnus. At Deloitte he was responsible for clients that were listed on the JSE, SMMEs and entities in the public sector. He is a businessman and executive chairperson of Differentia group of companies. He is an alumni of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers and has attended various WEF meetings on Africa and Davos.

At Differentia he has been lead partner in deal advisory on transactions in Agriculture and Mining with the largest transaction being a R300 million takeover. He has been a lead advisor on various transactions involving the Land Bank and Afgri. He is also a Chief Investment Officer at Tabara Holdings focusing on deal evaluation and making recommendations to investment committees of various funding partners on the merits of proposed deals and transactions.

He sits on the council of CJC TVET College and serves as chairperson of the audit and risk committee and sits on the finance committee of the College. He has served ABASA in various capacities including chairing the ABASA Education Committee. He has also served in various committees within the Black Business Council including sitting on the National Council. He was recognized by SAICA as one of the top 35 Chartered Accountants under 35 in South Africa. He has been recognized by Forbes Africa magazine in 2014 as one of the entrepreneurs to watch out for in Africa.