Vusi Ndala

Vusi Ndala - CEO & Chief Strategist
Vusi Ndala – CEO & Chief Strategist

16 years corporate and management experience with 5 years in strategic management consulting

Education
MBA, Altis, Milan, Italy, 2012
EDP: Strategic Management, Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands, 2013
MDP: Finance for Non-Financial Managers, GIBS, 2007
MPhil (Labour Relations), University of Pretoria, 2002
BAdmin (Hons), Public Management, University of Pretoria, 1998
BAdmin (Public Administration), University of Pretoria, 1997

Achievements and Awards
BMF Gauteng Manager of The Year, 2006
Sowetan/Hollard Achievers Club Employee of the Year Awards, 2002 and 2003 consecutively
Nuffic Scholarship Award
UCSC International Scholarship Award
NRF Scholarship Award
Presented discussion papers at two international conferences held in Johannesburg in 2012 and 2013 respectively

Additional languages
IsiZulu, IsiNdebele, SePedi, SeTswana, SeSotho, Italian, Afrikaans, IsiXhosa, IsiSwati

Areas of Expertise
Strategy formulation, implementation and turnaround strategies
Performance and process optimisation
Business and market analysis and project management
Organisational Design, Development and Change Management
Research, feasibility studies and report writing
Trade and investment facilitation
Corporate governance and enterprise risk management

Selected recent consulting engagement experience

Formed part of a team that developed and finalised a three-year Corporate Plan which included a Turnaround Strategy for a finance development institution in the Eastern Cape Province
Development and implementation of a Turnaround Strategy for a 22 year-old Non-Government Organisation in Mpumalanga Province
Performed a market opportunity analysis to establish the viability of a new business opportunity in the Petroleum and Gas industry for a minerals and energy company. The assignment involved the development of a business plan and market entry strategy
Provided consulting and advisory services for an Italian based private equity company and fund manager on market analysis, opportunity assessments, business plan reviews and partnership development. Formed part of the team that facilitated and coordinated the launch of the company in South Africa in 2012.
HR Strategy and Business Plan formulation and on-site management of the HR unit for an independent adjudicating government entity based in Pretoria, for a period of seven months

Prior work experience

SABC (broadcasting) , Head of National Sales & Sponsorships
ABT (consumer electronics), Head of Sales & Distribution
Media24 (publishing), Senior Regional Sales Manager.
Mafube Publishing (publishing), Executive: Sales, Marketing & Business Development
TCH Visual Communication (now TCH Bonisa), Groups Sales Manager