CEO: Busara Leadership Partners
Dudu Msomi is the Founder and CEO of Busara Leadership Partners, a research-orientated strategic advisory and consulting company whose expertise is to facilitate the development and effectiveness of individuals to achieve their desired goals. Dudu is an expert generalist which affords her the ability to strike the right balance between depth and breadth of knowledge to be an effective strategist and facilitator for clients see the possibilities, have the courage and the knowledge to do the right things, the first time.
Msomi is a Strategy Facilitator, Corporate Governance and Leadership Expert, Leadership Coach, Diversity & Inclusion Strategist and Facilitator, Keynote & Guest Speaker and Writer. She designs and delivers bespoke leadership, board and entrepreneurs development programmes. Msomi was awarded the 2013 Laureate Award by the University of Pretoria as a GIBS Alumnus to honour her outstanding contribution to the field of leadership development, strategy and governance and recognised by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the Top 30 Influential South African Business Leaders in 2018. Dudu Msomi was selected by the US Consulate in South Africa as a mentee on the FORTUNE/US State Department Global Women Leaders in 2010 and on the Cherie Blair Foundation in 2015.
Dudu Msomi has a B.A. Hons. (University of Natal, Durban); Postgraduate Diploma in Advertising and Marketing (AAA School of Advertising); Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance (RAU); Programme for Management Development (GIBS) and a Masters in Business Administration (GIBS).
Dudu Msomi is an Institute of Director’s (IOD) Fellow. Msomi is an independent non-executive on the Bankserv Africa and on Vodacom Foundation Advisory boards. Dudu chairs the Social & Ethics Committee of Bankserv Africa and is a member of the Nomination Committee. She is also on the Audit, HR and Remuneration Committees of FAIS OMBUD, Office of the Pension Fund Adjudicator (OPFA) and Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA). Dudu Msomi is a Trustee on the Humulani Trust (Invicta Holdings) and a member of the GIBS MBA Alumni Bursary Committee.