Gugulethu Cele (Programme Director)

Gugulethu Cele is a well-versed orator, with experience in front of the camera, behind the microphone and addressing an audience. This skill, together with her sound grasp of financial markets, economic data and current affairs issues and the impact this has on the business community, makes her the perfect candidate to speak to industry analysts, political leaders and C-suite executives from across the African continent.

This forms the basis of her tasks and responsibilities as senior anchor on CNBC Africa and presenter of Kaya FM’s prime time business show, Kaya Bizz. She also serves as a conference chair, panel discussion moderator and programme director, at various industry gatherings that impact the business and investment landscape. Having previously worked for institutions like Talk Radio 702, SAfm, Lotus FM and The City Press Newspaper, through their affiliation with Moneyweb – Gugulethu has gained a wealth of experience in financial journalism through radio, TV, print and online media.

Some of her career highlights include attending and reporting from the Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and in Africa and moderating conferences for The MasterCard Foundation, The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, The International Labour Organisation, Investec Ltd, Standard Bank, The Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Transnet Port Terminals and the South African Council of Shopping Centres, to name a few.