The public speaker
A renowned speaker locally and internationally, Whitfield’s extensive knowledge and connectedness informs a unique perspective. He tells compelling stories about the political economy in a creative, engaging way that connects with the audience at a deeper level. Adept at reading a room, his wit and honesty allow for spirited conversations around sometimes diffcult topics.
Whitfeld has spoken to boards, excos and leadership teams at Standard Bank, PWC, Deloitte, RMB, Nedbank, Absa, PSG, Old Mutual, Sanlam, Discovery, Anglo American, DeBeers, JP Morgan South Africa, Telkom, Vodacom, MTN, BCX, Suretravel and countless industry associations including SAPOA and The Insurance Industry Association of South Africa.
A master-facilitator, he’s also chaired myriad panel debates. Additionally, he’s a sought-after MC and conference facilitator.