Marko Stavrou

Marko Stavrou is a stand-out young business leader, based in South Africa. At just 20, he is recognised for his innovative approach to management consulting and his expertise in connecting with Generation Z.  As the founder of Stavrou Consulting, a highly-respected firm specialising in the targeting of, the marketing to, and for employing the younger generation, Marko has made a significant impact on the business landscape in Africa.

A sought-after public speaker, Marko has shared his insights on entrepreneurship, marketing, and interpersonal relationships at over 100 events in recent years. His ability to connect with audiences of all ages, from university students to Fortune 500 CEOs, sets him apart as a trailblazer in the field.

Marko’s success story is nothing short of remarkable. Achieving a Top 10 ranking for his podcast ‘Business in Africa’ at just 15 years old, he quickly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the industry. By founding his own digital marketing agency and hiring his first full-time employee before he even turned 20, Marko demonstrated his entrepreneurial spirit and exceptional leadership skills.

In addition to managing multiple businesses, Marko actively shares his experiences as a CEO on social media, where he has amassed a substantial following of over 40,000 individuals. In 2022 alone, his content generated over 2 million impressions/views across various platforms, solidifying his influence and reach in the industry.

Marko’s contributions extend beyond his professional achievements, as he serves as an inspiration to countless young individuals globally, shaping the future of Africa through his innovative ideas and dedication to excellence. With a focus on culture, leadership, and bridging the gap between generations, Marko Stavrou has only just started to make a lasting impact on the business world in Africa and beyond.