Victor Kgomoeswana

Director and Author , Africa is Open for Business

South Africa

Victor Kgomoeswana is a freelance conference speaker, programme director, workshop facilitator and consultant on African business development.

Victor is the author of Africa is Open for Business book, CNBC Africa and Power FM presenter.

Victor has facilitated various conferences and events including the annual Black Management Forum, the Annual Audit Committee Conference by Nkonki Inc, the National Treasury’s Financial Management Improvement III workshop, as well as the congratulatory dinners held by the ABSIP.

He organised and led a trade conference on regional economic integration in East Africa with the Rwanda Development Board and the South African High Commission in Kigali.

Until September 2013, he was Business Development Executive for PPC Ltd, and his role was to seek for investment opportunities across the African continent.

In addition, Victor originated mergers and acquisitions transactions through discussions with governments, investors, company owners to establish good relations.

He also served the Chief Executive Officer of PPC Ntsika Fund (Pty) Ltd until January 2014, the enterprise development initiative of PPC Ltd, set up to support black small and medium enterprises with finance, mentoring, coaching and other forms of support.

Before PPC, he was Associate Director at Ernst & Young’s Africa Business Centre, a position I held since October 2009. He led the team that put together the database behind the firm’s Africa Interactive and Growing beyond Borders – both tools are industry firsts among the big four firms globally.

He founded and presented the weekly Africa Business Report on Talk Radio 702’s Money Show since July 2007 and on SAFM since October 2012; and has featured regularly on many other radio and TV stations locally and internationally, for example, CNN, CNBC Africa, SABC TV, eTV, East Coast Radio and Lesedi FM.