Chris Campbell, Co-founder of the South African Business Angel Networks (SABAN), has been appointed as High Commissioner for South Africa. High Commissioner Campbell represents South Africa in the Global Startup Committee of the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum.
Christopher Campbell is leading efforts in South Africa and Africa to grow the angel investor ecosystem. As a co-founder of the South African – and African – business angel networks, he actively promotes a future on the continent where angels are numerous, well equipped, and networked. He is the Managing Director and Founder of Socius, a UK and South African management consulting and digital communication business. He is the youngest person to have served on the University of Cape Town’s Alumni Board and is a former winner of the All Africa Human Rights Moot Court Competition (Lagos, 2009).
Swati Dlamini Mandela, The Granddaughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, has been appointed as High Commissioner at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. High Commissioner Mandela will represent South Africa in the Global Woman Leaders Committee of the Grand Assembly.
Swati Dlamini .Mandela@wbaforum.org
Swati Dlamini Mandela is the granddaughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela. She is the daughter of Zenani Mandela, Ambassador to Mauritius. Swati co-authored the autobiography 491 Days with the Nelson Mandela Foundation about her grandmother published by McMillan Publishing Company. Swati is co-producing, with Mandy Jacobson, an authorized documentary about the life of Winnie Mandela for release in 2019 with the Ichikowitz Family Foundation’s African Oral History Archive. She recently participated in the publishing of The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela in which she wrote the forward. Swati is the Founding Partner and Shareholder of Qunu Workforce, South Africa’s leading consultancy creating equality in the workforce for those living with disabilities. She served as a spokesperson for 21 Icons - a visual celebration of South Africa’s most iconic people capturing human achievement through photography, film and narratives. She is a co founder of the Long Walk to Freedom Brand, a non-profit that delivers container libraries to disadvantaged communities in South Africa. A business developer, public speaker, she launched her luxury fashion range, Swati by Roi Kaskara, in 2017.