Economist. Business Leader. Strategist.


Ndumiso Hadebe is an Economist and Director of Pax Africana Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a proudly South African investment company with diversified interests spanning across a range of high growth sectors on the African continent. Hadebe has gathered extensive experience in domestic and global economic research and analysis to enhance the business planning tools of organisation’s as well providing input into the asset allocation process, fixed income, property and various equity franchises. He is a resident Economist on the award-winning Business and Finance show Kaya FM Business.

He has served in the Economic and Management Sciences Faculty Board and Institutional Senate at North West University (NWU) and is a Faculty Contributor at GIBS Business School. Ndumiso is one of SA’s emerging leaders as a Winner of Africa’s most contested leadership show on SABC 1 One Day Leader Season 2 and now serves as a Judge of the said programme in its seventh season. His unique blend of academic, business, leadership and youth enable him with the ability to articulate strategic insights into turnkey solutions and commercially viable business models.

Passionate about development, Ndumiso has received recognition from the Office of the President in South Africa, the Premier of Gauteng and the Mayor of Sedibeng District inter alia for his work and commitment to investment promotion and policy work in creating the requisite enabling environment to foster inclusive growth.

“You embody the spirit of SA’s youth and set a powerful example for other young people.” Office of the President, Republic of South Africa

“Ndumiso was the most memorable speaker of the entire conference.” ABSA Smart Supplier Conference

Thank you for a great presentation at our planning session, it was very insightful.” MTN, South Africa


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