NoziphoMbanjwaNozipho Mbanjwa

South Africa



Occupational Information

Occupation: Global moderator, broadcaster & entrepreneur

Position: Moderator and Co-Founder and CEO of The Talent Firm

Professional History

Nozipho is a global moderator and has moderated conversations for the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations and its organs, and for multinationals operating in Africa.  She is also the Co-founder of The Talent Firm and leads the team in supporting corporate clients to deliver high-impact learning journeys for their black, women, and millennial talent.  As a member of faculty for Duke Corporate Education, she contributes to the design and delivery of learning journeys for graduate programmes in Africa for clients such as Barclays, MTN, Liberty, BMW etc. She is part of the CNBC Africa team as an anchor and producer and advocates for the inclusion of youth and women in the African economy. 

Prior to her career in broadcasting, Nozipho led the Tata Group’s Corporate Communications and Branding portfolio in Africa, overseeing the brand in 13 African countries. She has served as Executive Director for Umlambo Foundation, driving leadership and management capacity development in underperforming rural schools. Nozipho started working in the Presidency as an aide to the Private Office of the Deputy President in 2006.

She is a 2015/16 Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Fellow.


Degree in Political Science: University of Pretoria
Honours Degree in International Relations: University of Pretoria
Masters Degree in International Studies & Diplomacy: University of London
Masters Degree in Development Finance: Stellenbosch Business School


2018 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow