GLOBAL AFRICAN BRAND AND REPUTATION
ARCHITECT, ADVISOR AND AUTHOR


“Your [EY Strategic Growth Forum Africa] presentation was the highlight of the conference,”
 Ali Mohamed, Head of Africa - Qatar Financial Centre

“Your presentation was the highlight of the retreat. It was not only inspiring but gave my team practical examples that each person could relate to,”
 Leah Banda - Group Head Marketing and Communications, ABC Bank Holdings Limited

“Fantastic presentation and
charismatic delivery”
 Arnaud Piorkowski - General Manager Duty Free Middle East,
Africa and Indian Sub-continent,
Philip Morris International


“Your work is a rich source of inspiration for young people in Angola, Brazil and elsewhere in the world,”
 Celso Salles, Educasat - Brasil


“Thank you for such an inspiring, informative and entertaining speech...thoroughly enjoyable,”
 Crispin Reed - Managing Director Brandhouse United Kingdom


“One of the big names in our marketing and advertising industry”
 Craig Canavan, Property Magazine


“One of the country´s foremost thinkers on brands”
Siphiwe Mpye, Editor, Blink


“South Africa´s Mr. Brand”
 Mail & Guardian


“Delightfully unpretentious, understated glamour and
matching charm"
 Fairlady


“He´s led the brand (NIKE)
into pole position”
 Michelle Constant, GQ


“Stylish, bright and witty”
 Marika Sboros, Star


“One of South Africa’s most reputable marketers”
 Top Billing

“Thank you for arranging such brilliant guest speakers... I really thought that anyone following Geoff would struggle to meet the bar he set, but Thebe took it to the next level”
 Kade Krause, Kite Logistics

“Thanks for the opportunity to witness and listen to one of the most dynamic and inspiring guest lecturers I have ever heard. Thebe Ikalafeng - has truly left a mark in my life. His guidance and comments made me think clearly about my personal branding”
 Anusha Govindsamy, Regional Sales Manager Commercial Fuels, Masana Petroleum Solutions


“For the ongoing value you continue to add to SA and the continent, I salute you”
 Joanna Ndebele, Ubank

“I have just listened to your presentation at Knowledge Resources Brand Conference. I enjoyed it for the content and
your brilliant presentation skills,”
 Gabriela Salinas, author, "International Brand Valuation Manual" and Global Brand Manager, Delloite (Madrid, Spain)

Speaking Archive

 
Speaking
Date Event/Media Role Location Topic
8 Feb
2006
AMC International - Corporate Branding & Media Relations Conference
Johannesburg, South Africa Building a Powerful National and International Nation Brand
15 Feb
2006
OFM Launch
Bloemfontein, South Africa The Power of Brands
24 Feb
2006
Design INDABA 9
Cape Town, South Africa Brand, the Beloved Country
31 Mar
2006
Graduation Ceremony: Informatics & Design Faculty
Johannesburg, South Africa The Design of a Brand New You: World, Work and Me
21 Apr
2006
Top Academic Achievers Awards
Johannesburg, South Africa Building a Personal Brand
12 May
2006
St. Boniface Reunion
Kimberley, South Africa Bring Back the Glitter
29 May
2006
2010 The Role of Local Government Conference
Ekurhuleni, South Africa 2010 The Role of Local Government
8 Jun
2006
Stellenbosch University Business School, Leaders' Angle
Stellenbosch, South Africa A new brand world: world, work and me
11 Nov
2006
Management Development
Johannesburg, South Africa Alighing Your Personal Brand with your World, Work and Passions