Portia Derby biography, age, husband, profile & qualifications

Portia Derby (born in 1972) is a founding member and chief executive officer of Ubu Investments Holdings Pty Limited.

The Transnet board had endorsed her as a preferred candidate for the vacant CEO position.


Portia Derby biography
Portia Derby is the founder of Ubu Investment Holdings Pty Ltd.
NamePortia Derby
Age48 years old
NationalitySouth African
Ex-HusbandBrian Molefe
EducationBSc, Honours in Economics
Alma materUniversity of Natal in Pietermaritzburg
University of Witwatersrand


Portia attended the University of Natal in Pietermaritzburg. She graduated from the institution with a BSc, Honours in Economics. 

She also ran an MBA program at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University).


In a post by MarketScreener on “Portia P. J. Derby“, it reported that Portia Derby is 48 years old.


Portia got married to Brian Molefe in 1993. Brian is a South African businessman and former political activist. However, the couple has had a divorce and Brian has remarried.


She founded Ubu Investment Holdings Pty Ltd. Portia is Group C.E.O of Transnet SOC Ltd, she is also on the board of UBANK Ltd.

She was the Chief Executive Officer of Ubu Investment Holdings Pty Ltd.

She also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Trade & Investment in South Africa.

Portia also occupied the position of Chief Operating Officer for the South Africa Ministry of Trade and Industry.

She also was the General Director at the South Africa Ministry of Public Enterprises.

She currently holds the position of the Group Chief Executive Officer of Transnet SOC Ltd.

Portia is a Non-Executive Director of UBANK Ltd.

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