Abdullah Verachia

(Futurist/Economist)
Based: Johannesburg

Abdullah is the Chief Executive Office of MVA Strategy Consulting – a leading strategy consulting firm. He also currently serves as the Executive Chairperson of The Collective Genius as well as a Director of Education Africa.

Abdullah has served as Executive: International at Rand Merchant Bank (a division of FirstRand Bank Ltd) and also served on the management board of FirstRand India. Rand Merchant Bank has won numerous awards as a leading Emerging Markets Investment Bank and was recently recognised as the 2014 Investment Bank of the Year in Africa by The Banker – Investment Banking Awards.

Abdullah previously served as a co-founder and partner at a leading capital advisory, strategy and research firm, which was ranked as the no 1 analyst firm for Africa and other emerging market research by the Financial Mail.

Some of his popular presentations include;
• Africa – Remaining relevant and competitive, as individuals and companies, in a constantly changing world
• Global trends that will change your world – Strategies for building an agile organization in a changing world and Africa
• Future thinking – The factors that will influence the Future

 

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