Business Speaker | Journalist | Author

"It is a time of extraordinary opportunity. But only if you have the right mindset."

BRUCE WHITFIELD

Meet Bruce

Journalist, Business Speaker and Author

Bruce Whitfield

Bruce Whitfield is a South African born radio, TV and print journalist and business speaker. His refreshingly non-conformist, optimistic view on the world has seen him become South Africa’s most awarded financial journalist and a highly sought after public speaker.

Bruce is a… very clear communicator… He tells awesome stories… a collection of anecdotes… Over 300 pages saying there are a couple of Mandelas in their fields…
Refilwe Moloto
Economic & Investment Strategist
BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

GENIUS

– HOW TO TAKE SMART IDEAS GLOBAL –

These are all stories of a special kind of genius that is able to solve problems for the world, from a socially and politically fraught country at the tip of Africa. Genius tells these and many more stories like this, and shares the insights about what it takes to take smart ideas, global.

The UPSIDE OF DOWN

– CHAOS AND UNCERTAINTY BREED OPPORTUNITY –

A second edition of Whitfield’s bestselling debut book, The Upside of Down is available, updated to reflect on the chaos, uncertainty – and opportunity – of the Covid pandemic.

Bruce Whitfield The Upside of Down
Bruce Whitfield Business Talk
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

LET's TALK

A renowned business 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 difficult topics.

What people say?

If you are looking for a speaker who your delegates are going to quote around dinner tables for weeks after your event, Bruce is your man. Original, insightful, thought provoking and currently the best value to be found on the SA speaking circuit.
Robert Phillips
Director, ThunderMark
Knowledgeable, entertaining, positive, professional. Bruce is thoroughly prepared, with the ability to apply his profile, journalism skills and natural inquisitiveness to the client event – the result is an MC and facilitator who has always lifted the quality of our events with his personality and excellence.
Hylton Kallner
CEO Discovery South Africa

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