Lindelani Mbatha

I am the international editor of The Listener, co-host of Radio Browser and a strategist based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

My writing has been featured in Podcast Review, The Morning News and African Arguments.

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Where I've Worked

The Listener - International Editor: I listen to dozens of podcasts every week and bring the best to our subscribers. I focus on regions with limited exposure to global audiences such as Africa, East Asia and Latin America.

Umuzi - Head of Strategy: I help Umuzi strengthen its position as a leading educator of creative, business and tech professionals and training junior strategists to be work ready professionals.

Radio Browser - Producer & Co-host: I produce and host the weekly podcast with Princeton alum and author (Thinking Statistically and The Business of Big Data), Uri Bram.

The Browser - Digital Marketing Manager: Developed the company's social media marketing campaigns.

Ke Ya Rona - Business Strategist: As the first employee of the company, I built systems across departments and functions. I also developed strategies to build capabilities to compete effectively in South Africa's micro-financing industry.

Education & Alma Mater

University of Johannesburg - BCom. (Hons) Strategic Management: Postgraduate programme in commerce, offered by the Department of Business Management. The course promotes real world application of learned concepts by pushing students to adopt a business to study and analyse.

North West University - BCom. Economics and Risk Management: Undergraduate programme in commerce, offered by the Department of Economic and Management Sciences. The course focuses on building a solid understanding of Economics (macro and micro) in undergraduates, and to teach them risk management frameworks, tools and approaches.