I am a co-owner and Director of Nkulu Consulting. I am leading business development and strategy, I am also a Commercialisation Specialist focusing on identifying and nurturing start-up companies that have a good potential, but need support in reaching that potential, enabling them to achieve greater business success.
Prior to this I worked as an Investment Banker in the financial markets rea as a Stockbroker, Sales Trader, Equity Dealer and Portfolio Manager.
I hold Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of London. My other educational qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand, Registered Persons and Financial Markets Traders Exams Certificates from the South African Institution for Financial Markets (SAIFM).
My quantitative and financial analysis educational background, as well enterprise development and investment banking experience has equipped me well to build strong relationships with clients and other stakeholders.
I’m a seasoned business owner and IT professional focused on harnessing the potential of new technologies for businesses. I’m passionate about helping businesses and communities benefit from emerging technologies.
I excel at helping businesses understand the potential impact of innovative trends and enable them to capitalise on these dynamics – by re-imagining their business models – to succeed in today’s highly competitive market.
My experience in recruitment and training has ensured that I’m a well-rounded mentor and leader with the ability to develop potential and match skills to business requirements to accelerate business goals through aligning people, processes and technology.
Daily learning and continuous upskilling is a lifestyle to me – I believe it keeps me relevant in the fast paced digital economy and keeps my skills current.
My interests and experience include:
• Business impacting disruptive technologies – Blockchain and Smart contracts
• Trading and Crypto Asset management
• Business development
• Training and public speaking
• Talent hunting
• Talent development
• Project management