2019 Tutu Fellow Ronak Gopaldas has been appointed a 'Global South African' brand ambassador by Brand South Africa.
Brand South Africa was established in 2002 to help create a positive and compelling brand image for South Africa. Its mandate is to develop and implement a proactive marketing and communication strategy for the country, promote economic competitiveness, drive trade and investment, and develop pride, patriotism, social cohesion and active citizenship among South Africans.
In an announcement with Pumela Salela, the Country Head, UK, Ronak said he was looking forward to showcasing his complex, beautiful, schizophrenic but always exciting country across business, academic, diplomatic, sporting and cultural spheres.
Ronak has been active with Brand South Africa for some time in his role as an economist and dealing with risk, but this is a new role for him. You can see the announcement at LinkedIn.