Themba is a highly sought-after consultant, trainer and motivational speaker with more than 17 years financial services experience gained in South Africa and at least five countries in Southern Africa. He is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa), an FRM (Financial Risk Management) holder and a member of the CFA Institute based in America. He is also an MBA graduate from Edinburgh Business School.
Themba holds a first class Bachelor of Accountancy degree and has received numerous awards for academic excellence. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2000 and has worked as a Senior Manager at KPMG specialising in the audit of financial institutions. During this time, Themba worked part-time as a tutor in Finance and Management for the Henley Management College MBA programme and also presented many courses in finance and management, risk management and fraud for some of the top corporate training companies in South Africa in both the private and public sectors. In recent years, Themba has worked with Duke Corporate based in America to deliver training programmes to executives of the largest platinum mining company in the world. He also holds an MBA from Herriot-Watt University in Scotland. Until October 2013, Themba was the Treasurer for Absa Retail and Business Bank. As Treasurer for Barclays Africa Retail and Business Bank, Themba was responsible for capital management and management of financial risks for a balance sheet worth about R400 bn.
Themba researches, speaks and trains in the areas of risk, strategy and futurism. As a passionate and eloquent speaker and consultant, Themba has been engaged to assist clients in the following ways:
Some of the workshops that Themba has facilitated are as follows:
Themba is married to Tafadzwa and the couple have been blessed with three boys. He is an active member of the Toastmasters organisation where he has participated and excelled in countless speech contests and acted as a mentor to some clubs. He is also a professional member of the Professional Speakers’ Association, World Future Society and a provisional member of the Association of Professional Futurists based in America.