Feb 16

Public Protector confirmed as keynote speaker for Speed Meet Africa

ThuliPublic Protector Thuli Madonsela has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet Africa event in London in March.

Madonsela said she is “truly humbled and honoured” to be attending and speaking at the event.

“I applaud Homecoming Revolution for building a patriotic reputation with African governments and creating social and economic transformation in Africa.”

Comments Angel Jones CEO of Homecoming Revolution, “As one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2014, there’s nobody better to inspire South Africans and other Africans to return home and play their part.”

“Over 350,000 professional South Africans returned home over the past five years and for every one skilled person that returns home, 9 new jobs are created in the informal and formal sectors. This unique, fun and interactive event is the perfect way for Africans in London to be inspired by the great opportunities back home and to meet with top employers,” she continued.

Speed Meet Africa is taking place on 20th & 21st March at the Kensington Olympia Conference Centre and will be welcoming 800-1,200 delegates.

Visitors will be exposed to exciting careers, top speakers, inspirational case studies, property, schools, immigration advice and relocation services.

Employers will interact with a selection of top pre-matched candidates, plus meet hundreds more, and enjoy significant branding opportunities and speaker slots.

The interactive two-day event incorporates many “speed meet” sessions, which work on fixed time slots on a round-robin basis.

Comments Brian Leith Executive Director: People at KPMG, “We are delighted to be supporting Homecoming Revolution Africa. Skills are vital for Africa’s success and this partnership is perfectly aligned with KPMG’s strategy of providing globally minded, forward-thinking solutions that are informed by deep-seated local expertise in each country.”

Companies at the event include: KPMG, Pam Golding, Deloitte, The Foschini Group, GlaxoSmithKline, Jacobs Matasis, Mace Group, Partners in Performance, Safaricom,  Africa Health Placements, Ipreo, Lelapa Fund,  Bloomberg.

Top schools at the event: Bishops Diocesan College, Bridge House College, Stanford Lake College, St Anne’s Diocesan College, St Cyprian’s School.

International movers White & Company and Doree Bonner will be showcasing their services.

Established in 2003, Homecoming Revolution is the proven Brain Gain company for Africa – with a focus on South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Ghana. We introduce worldwide African professionals to employers and relocation services back home.

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