Thokozile Mcopele

Panelist > Lead with Her 2022

Relationship Manager: Global Development Organisations
Absa Group

Born at her grandmother’s house in Motherwell, Gqhebherha and raised in Khayelitsha and Umtata, Thokozile is a banking professional with a love for African development. Thokozile has coined the term “Change Convener” as it encompasses her speaking engagements.

Thokozile is passionate about unpacking issues and topics that seek to positively impact the African socioeconomic landscape. Some of these relate to entrepreneurship, economic growth, leadership, women’s economic participation and freedom, and social equity.

She is a vibrant Master of Ceremonies (MC), panel faciliator, and is slowly growing in live broadcasting. She has spoken on numerous stages and online platforms and enjoys engaging with her audience on complex issues.

Thokozile holds an Honours in Strategy, and with her personal and professional interests in the development sector, can seamlessly marry complex thought and practical implementation.