Jo-Ann Strauss

Jo-ann has hosted more than 200 events across the world for top international companies like BMW, Adidas, Audi, Samsung, Siemens and FIFA.

The events she has hosted have been as diverse as the Islamic Finance and Investment Conference to the online launch of the official FIFA Ball for the World Cup with David Beckham which was streamed to over 200 million viewers.

Jo-Ann has hosted various charitable evenings for a number of non-profit organisations like UNICEF and the Royal Monegasque Family’s Amade Mondiale.

She has traveled the globe, speaking at various events and presenting television for channels like ZDF (one Europe’s biggest TV channels) and SABC (one of Africa’s biggest TV channels).

Jo-ann is a media entrepreneur and sits on the board of Africa’s biggest media company, Media24. She also sits on the board of advertising agency, M&C Saatchi Abel and the advisory board of the University of Stellenbosch’s Graduate School of Business.

She is fluent in English, Afrikaans, German and Xhosa and is able to effortlessly create a wonderful atmosphere through her charm and sophisticated elegance.