Nozipho Tshabalala

As an internationally acclaimed conference moderator, Nozipho Tshabalala (formerly Mbanjwa) is in demand for her unique and insightful ability to facilitate intelligent conversations with depth and breadth. She has moderated conversations at the World Economic Forum, United Nations agencies – including UN Women, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. She has also successfully moderated conversations for global and African institutions including leading listed and unlisted multi-national corporations, business schools and civil society organisations that seek to leverage conversations for change. Her intention during each of these processes is to achieve measurable outcomes.

Nozipho is also an award-winning journalist, broadcasting financial markets shows into 48 African countries and reaching millions of Africans daily. Her broadcast niche lies in the political economy, development finance, gender mainstreaming and youth development. She has hosted a number of shows in these areas.

She has worked in The Presidency in South Africa, the Mayor’s Office in Washington DC, Umlambo Foundation and at Tata Africa in Johannesburg.

Nozipho is a faculty member for Duke CE in Africa, specialising in leadership programs and in that capacity, she contributes to the design and delivery of learning journeys for graduate programmes in Africa for clients such as Barclays, MTN, Liberty and BMW.

She is an alumni of the following academic institutions:

  • Said Business School, Oxford (Tutu Fellow)
  • University of London (Masters in International Studies)
  • Stellenbosch Business School (Masters in Development Finance, cum laude),
  • University of Pretoria (Hons: International Relations),

She sits on the following boards:

  • LRMG Talent Solutions (Non-Executive Director)
  • Ditsepu Holdings (Advisory Board)

In the 2018 Tutu Leadership Fellowship Programme, nearly 300 nominees were named. They came from over 30 African countries. From those, just 18 of the continent’s highest potential young leaders were selected to take part in the programme. Nozipho is one of those amazing 18, all of whom “demonstrated the incredible wealth and breadth of leadership talent that exists in Africa’s youth.”