Gugulethu Cele is a powerful and articulate orator and is well on her way to being regarded as the doyenne of South Africa’s media and communications industry. Currently Gugulethu serves as a Senior Anchor at CNBC Africa, where daily, she engages with c-suite executives, political leaders and captains of industry from across the continent, covering a range of issues from market moving news, current affairs and economic insights. Gugulethu has the innate ability to use her gift of the gab and technical training in Accounting and Finance, to extract the essence of these subjects and make them relevant to her audience.
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 2014 and 2016 Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and the 2015 World Economic Forum in Africa. Gugulethu also chairs and moderates debates and investor conferences focused on a myriad of topics in the financial and business landscape. Previous clients include: The MasterCard Foundation; The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors ; International Labour Organisation – South Africa; Investec Ltd; The Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Transnet Port Terminals and the South African Council of Shopping Centres, to name a few.