Mr. Tema has 24 years of experience in banking and other financial services having worked in different capacities in FirstRand Group and more recently as Coverage Director at Rand Merchant Bank Botswana (RMBB). He started his career as an Executive Trainee at First National Bank of Botswana Limited (FNBB) in 1994, rising through the ranks to hold numerous senior positions in property finance, new business development, wholesale segment and commercial banking divisions before being appointed Director, Property Finance Division.
He has a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics from the University of Botswana, and a Master of Science (MSc) in Strategic Management from the University of Derby in the United Kingdom. He has completed Part 1 of a Diploma in Banking (Botswana Institute of Bankers) and a Diploma in Financial Management with Allenby College in South Africa. Mr Tema has served on the Boards of various executive management committees of FNBB, and on the Boards of subsidiary and associate entities such as FNBB Insurance Agency and FNBB Pension Fund. He has also been a member of the Botswana Post Board.