Cape Town


July 10

Personal history with South Africa and France

I have visited France on numerous occasions, but am a born and bred South African.

Current company

HQ Africa

Professional Background

CEO of HQAfrica. A business development and strategy consultancy that helps companies in the m-commerce, mobile, music and big data industries launch and grow in Africa. Contributing Editor, Stuff magazine. Silicon Cape EXCO member: Transformation Past: * Head of business development and marketing for Africa at * Former co-owner and founding member of one of South Africa's leading integrated PR and communications agencies, MANGO-OMC. Passions: mobile. innovation. big data. music. Africa. start-ups Accolades: * Featured in the Mail and Guardian 200 Young in 2010. ( * Interviewed for the Top Women in Business and Government in 2010. * Featured as part of the Old Mutual 'Do Great Things' Start-up Guide in 2011 ( * Serves on the Executive Committee for Silicon Cape ( * Served on the Executive Committee of MEF Africa. * Speaker at Midem 2013.


South African