Keynote Speakers

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Nunu Ntshingila

Prior to joining Facebook, Nunu helped drive the creation of Ogilvy’s network in Africa, including 12 companies in 34 countries. During her long career at Ogilvy & Mather South Africa, Nunu served as Managing Director of Ogilvy Johannesburg, Chief Executive Officer of the Ogilvy Group, Chairman of Ogilvy Africa, and member of the Ogilvy Worldwide Board.

A graduate of the University of Swaziland and Morgan State University, a historically black university in the US, Ntshingila has also held senior marketing positions at Nike and the South African Tourism Board.

Nunu has served on a number of African company boards including Telkom, Old Mutual, Transnet, Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Group, and the Ogilvy Global Board. During her term in these various boards, Nunu served and led board committees including Investment, Remuneration, Social & Ethics, and Audit.

Nunu served as a council member of the Women’s World Banking Council. She has also served on a number of non-profit boards including the Special Advisory Board for South African Tourism, PWC Trustee Member for Social Investment, and others.

During her career in Marketing and Advertising, Nunu was acknowledged as the Business leader of the year by various entities and ultimately received a Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in leading and transforming the advertising business in South Africa. 

In 2016, she became the first woman to be inducted into the Loeries Hall of Fame in recognition for driving creativity in Africa. 

In 2018, she received the BET Butterfly Award for Passion, Purpose, and Persistence in Miami, Florida. She was also named by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in 2018 – International list. 


Dr. Albert G. Zeufack

Dr. Zeufack joined the World Bank in 1997 as a Young Professional and started his career as a research economist in the Macroeconomics Division of the Research Department. Since then, he has held several positions in Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia regions.


Between 2008 and 2012, on leave from the World Bank, he was the Director of Research and Investment Strategy/Chief Economist for Khazanah Nasional Berhad, a Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund. 

Dr. Zeufack received his Ph.D. in Economics from CERDI, the University of Clermont-Ferrand (France) where he taught before joining the World Bank. He holds a Master Degree in Economic Analysis and Policy from the University of Yaoundé (Cameroon) and has received Executive Education from Harvard University and Stanford University.


Dr. Zeufack is a Member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Natural Resource Charter in Oxford University, a Member of the Advisory Board of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), a Member of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Network, and a Member of the Board of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC).


In 2016, Jeune Afrique nominated him as one of the “50 Africans who mattered in 2016.”


Kuseni Dlamini  

Recently, Kuseni was appointed Chairman of Sandvik Mining Southern Africa Holdings (a subsidiary of the Stockholm-headquartered Swedish multinational, Sandvik AB.

Kuseni is the former CEO of Old Mutual South Africa and Emerging Markets. Prior to this he was the Head of Anglo American South Africa, a member of the Executive Committee of Anglo American in London, and was the Director of Anglo Platinum.


He is also the former Executive Chairman of Richards Bay Coal Terminal Company (RBCT) Ltd and a former Chairman of Anglo Operations (Pty) Ltd. As part of his career in mining, he held a number of senior positions at Anglo Gold Ashanti and De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Kuseni is a graduate of the Universities of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, and Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar.


In March 2008, he was named a ‘Young Global Leader' (YGL) by the World Economic Forum and, during the same month, MiningX selected him as one of the top 100 most influential people in South African mining. In June 2008, the Mail & Guardian named him as one of the top 200 young people worth taking to lunch and in the same year and month, The Economist referred to him as “A Rare Commodity’.

In 2010, the World Economic Forum appointed him a member of the Global Agenda Council on Economic Growth and Poverty Alleviation. In 2011, he was appointed co-Chairman of the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa Summit which brings together Heads of States, leading politicians, and business leaders to debate the state of Africa in a changing world on an annual basis.

Kuseni is active in professional bodies and charities which include the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), Common Purpose, and the Advisory Board of GIBS Business School. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Council of the University of Pretoria, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), and former Chairman of the Board of South African National Parks (SANParks).