Jamie Surkont

Profile picture of Jamie Surkont

About Me

I am a confident dynamic businessperson that thrives in difficult and challenging circumstances. I am a fast learner and instill confidence in others. I am a result orientated opportunist and am able to balance the intricacies and dependencies between all stakeholders. I am a macro thinker and achiever and am able to adapt to any role as circumstances dictate.
I am quick minded and have significant business and commercial acumen and experience. I perform optimally under pressure. My communication and interpersonal skills are excellent and I am highly motivated to achieve significant results. I am self-confident and enjoy fast moving and dynamic environments. My primary skills align with the commercial, business development and the general management and leadership elements of business. I relish new challenges and prefer innovative environments with sufficient autonomy to take complete responsibility. I always add value.  

Personal Details

Full Name

Jamie Surkont



Date of birth



Co-Founder & Director




Cape Town


South Africa

I am an...

Entrepreneur, Investor, Mentor

Why are you interested in being part of VC4Africa?

I am interested in connecting with fellow entrepreneurs and better understanding the challenges that they are experiencing in their own journeys to deploy products and solutions into the wider African continent. By connecting I hope to be able to better understand the risks we face and the mitigating factors we can adopt as well as sharing the lessons we have from our own journey.