Journalist, Facilitator and Media Trainer
Keynote | Facilitator
With a background in business and management, Chris is one of South Africa’s best-known journalists.
With over 35 years experience in SA radio, TV and print, Chris has interviewed all the key players on the local stage many times; they include Nelson Mandela, FW de Klerk, Desmond Tutu, Thabo Mbeki, Trevor Manuel, Tito Mboweni, Gill Marcus, Helens Suzman and Zille, Alan Boesak and Julius Malema. Further afield, he also interviewed the late Margaret Thatcher and Al Gore.
As a businessman, Chris was Group MD of SA’s largest illustrated publishing house, New Holland Struik, and also reached the board of the country’s most successful radio group, Primedia Broadcasting.
With an MA from Cambridge in England, Chris also holds an MBA from Henley, one of the UK’s leading business schools. He consults from time to time on marketing, media strategy and public relations.