Profile Of Speakers

Ndumiso Hadebe

Chief Executive & Lead Economist, KH Research Equity Partners

Ndumiso Hadebe is an award-winning Economist with extensive experience in the areas of research and innovation, corporate strategy, trade, investment promotion and aftercare. In his work, he enables innovation practices, manages risk and improves good corporate governance whilst enabling government policy, private sector strategy and providing support for organisations to meaningfully operate in emerging markets. He has worked on assignments in North America, Europe and across the African continent.

He serves on the board of The Da Vinci Business School and is the Chairman of the Finance, Audit, Infrastructure and Risk (FAIR) committee. He also serves on the board of the TT100 Business Innovation Awards Programme and as an advisor to the EXCO of the Gauteng Provincial Government responsible for oversight of the Gauteng Integrated Youth Development Strategy and the Department of Economic Development.

He has been recognized by two administrations in the Presidency in the Republic of South

Africa and is an author of a book titled “Reflections on SA”, the foreword of the book is written by the Presidency and has received the Gauteng Premier’s award for his contribution to investment promotion. Hadebe advises blue chip multinational organizations and some of his recent assignments have included the promotion and facilitation of investment initiatives at the 4th SA Investment Conference, the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Infrastructure SA Development Symposium focusing on infrastructure financing.

Ndumiso holds an MBA from GIBS, including a Post Graduate Diploma in General Management at GIBS, a BCom Honours in Economics from UNISA, a BCom in Economics and International Trade from NWU and has also completed the Alternative Investments programme from Harvard Business School.