Jonathan Oppenheimer is a South African businessman and social impact investor. He began his career at NM Rothschild & Sons, before moving to Anglo American and subsequently De Beers, where he held several senior management roles in Southern Africa and London over two decades. He completed his education at Harrow School London and the University of Oxford where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics.
As Executive Chairman of Oppenheimer Generations, Jonathan is actively involved in all aspects of the family’s private, commercial, and thought leadership activities, including: Oppenheimer Partners, Oppenheimer Generations Asia, Nianova, Shangani Holistic, the Brenthurst Foundation, Oppenheimer Generations Foundation, Oppenheimer Generations – Research & Conservation.
In January 2018, Jonathan joined the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP). CEIP is the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States and is committed to advancing the cause of peace through its global network of policy research centres.