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Erick Nsikayezwe Sithole

Erick Nsikayezwe Sithole

Erick is the Founder and CEO of Nsikayezwe Management Consultants, a consulting company that seeks to provide better solutions to current and future business challenges. He is also the Founder and CEO of Nsikayezwe Global, a company that focuses on leadership challenges ranging from Societal, Corporate, Political and State affairs.

He continuously plants the seed of advancing humanity through instilling good leadership back to the heart of Africa.

Currently, Mr. Sithole is serving on the following portfolios

  • Chairperson: Audit Committee : KZN Amafa and Research Institute (Recently appointed)
  • Chairperson: Risk Management Committee – Umhlabuyalingana municipality
  • Chairperson: Risk Management Committee – Indwedwe municipality;
  • Chairperson: Finance Committee – Harry Gwala Development Agency
  • Chairperson : Governance Committee – Harry Gwala Development Agency
  • Board member: Harry Gwala Development Agency
  • Audit and Performance Committee member of Okhahlamba municipality

Mr. Sithole continuously places an emphasis on building genuine leadership through which his companies Nsikayezwe Global and Nsikayezwe Management Consultants are becoming an architect of change for small businesses. He created a strategic vision that empowers young entrepreneurs to become innovators and agents of change themselves. He hosts quarterly leadership sessions where he single handedly guides and awakens the leader in every young entrepreneur. Such sessions stress the need for change.

He has used his leadership skills to act as a mentor helping young entrepreneurs to grow and sustain their businesses through a programme called the Small Business Development and Sustainability (SBDS) which he founded. The calibre of young leaders he mentors are fearless and they go for what others may consider their wildest dreams. His energy and resilience are contagious, and he successfully delivers excellence in any engagement.

Mr. Sithole has expertise in the areas of Innovation, strategy, governance and leadership. He has extensive experience in economic development, and this can be seen through the work he has done with the Small Business Development and Sustainability (SBDS) and the regular leadership sessions that he hosts with guests from all over Africa. Investment strategies formed part of his MBA modules which equipped him with the knowledge and understanding of investments.

He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) & Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and Administration (PGDipBMA) both from the University of Stellenbosch Business School. As a Professional Accountants (SA), He also holds the Post Graduate Qualification in Professional Accountancy (SAIPA), Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Internal Auditing (UNISA) and the National Diploma in Financial Management from Umfolozi FET College.

Despite his daily busy schedule, he still finds time to lecture at the Management College of Southern Africa (Mancosa) and Regent Business School.