| Development Economist | Speaker
He is trained in Applied Economics and International Trade and has served in the faculty board and institutional senate of one of Africa’s leading academic institutions. Through his development work in rural communities in South Africa, Ndumiso is immersed in the conversation and application of the new construct of the challenges facing business and governments. His experience in delivering solutions for public and private sector clients have provided him with the unique ability to creatively deliver presentations that assist leaders and managers to leverage the space where state meets the market and increasing the levels of competitiveness for businesses and the states ability to respond to challenges that come with growing populations.
In his work in the discipline of Applied Development Economics as a Management Consultant and Researcher Ndumiso has delivered the latest thinking in meaningful strategy and innovation for private and public sector clients. Ndumiso’s unique blend of youth, leadership development, business and academic experience add incredible value in strategic thinking and execution. As a Director of a tech start-up and a consulting business, his presentations add a fresh, inspirational millennial approach towards problem solving and delivering sustainable solutions in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.
Ndumiso Hadebe is a young South African who believes in the importance of leaving people better than they were when we found them. Passionate about the holistic development of people, Ndumiso continues to commit his time and skills towards the empowerment and development of young people who fall on the other side of the technology and information gap. Development is a theme that is constant both inside and outside of his work.