“Hearing him speak, I would recommend him having the President’s ear.” -Sowetan

Ndumiso Hadebe is an award-winning Economist, Global Speaker and Business Strategist. He is a well-versed orator and an invaluable resource to organisations with his extensive experience in macroeconomic and financial markets analysis by enhancing investment promotion, facilitation and after care strategies.

He is a Contributing Author of a book titled ‘Reflections on SA’, the foreword of the book is written by the Presidency in the Republic of South Africa. He serves as a Faculty Contributor in the Global Executive Programmes at GIBS Business School and has served as a Faculty Board and Institutional Senate Member at the North West University. He is also the winner of Africa’s most contested leadership debate show on SABC 1 in SA. He has recently been pronounced as a Judge for One Day Leader Season 7 in 2019.

My Skills

Speaking

100%

Master of Ceremonies

86%

Facilitating

95%

Training

92%

Business Development

87%

ECONOMIST

As an Economist part of his technical skills include business process optimisation, econometric modelling and forecasting. He provides companies with economic strategy analysis to enhance their strategy development in dynamic markets for “leap-frog” results.

He is a regular contributor on broadcasting platforms such as CNBC Africa, Talk Radio 702, Kaya FM and Power FM. Ndumiso is also a published contributing Author in a book titled “Reflections on SA”, wherein he provides analysis and a perspective on how to enhance financing for development in emerging markets. The foreword of the book was written by the President of the Republic of South Africa. He commenced his career as a Research Analyst in Shanduka Group which is the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation today.

GLOBAL SPEAKER

A well-researched and engaging orator; audiences in the US, Paris, China and the Netherlands have yielded benefit from Ndumiso’s public presentations, speeches and lectures. He was a national finalist in the Anglo American and Sowetan Young Communicators Awards and the United Nations Model Debate. He has further represented SA at UNESCO as a speaker. As a sought-after thought leader, Ndumiso has delivered his own TED talk presentation with one of the highest views for any South African speaker.

He is an Ambassador for South Africa’s nation brand, BRAND SA and a judge for Season 7 of One Day Leader on SABC 1.

BUSINESS STRATEGIST

As a Strategist, Ndumiso has been involved in the development of strategies for a technology company that was awarded as a runner-up in a competition in Silicon Valley, Carlifonia amongst some of the best in the world. He has also worked as part of strategic capital raising team for R10 billion for one of the South African state-owned enterprises with success.

For his diligence, he has been recognised for adding significant strategic value and has received the Gauteng Premier’s Certificate of Excellence and the Sedibeng District Mayor’s medal for his outstanding contribution in the areas of investment promotion, facilitation and after care.