Thebe Ikalafeng

Thebe Ikalafeng

Founder and Chairman, Brand Africa and Brand Leadership Group

South Africa

Arguably the foremost global African branding and reputation architect, advisor and author. He has summitted the 5895m high Mount Kilimanjaro, been to over 60 countries across every region in Africa and every continent in the world, and has worked on over 100 brands across most industries in the public and private sector, gaining an incomparable perspective and experience on building brands and reputations in Africa.

Born in South Africa, Ikalafeng holds a BSc and MBA degrees from Marquette University (USA), completed executive education at Wits Business School in South Africa and Harvard Business School and is a qualified Chartered Marketer (SA).