Xolani Mpahlwa

Public Sector Governance and Leadership Quality Strategic Advisor, South Africa

Xolani is a governance and leadership advisor, public speaker, founder, change manager, international quality expert and previously mechanical engineer. Xolani is a Maven, Strategic Thinker, Innovator and Lateral thinker, who is highly value-driven. His extensive experience has been amongst key GDP sectors such as Automotive, Rail, Mining, Retail and Public sector, an exhibit of cross-sector know-how. Serves at various Boards, roles such as Vice Chairperson, Chairperson of Board Sub-Committees dealing with strategy, business development and finance. He understands governance from bottom-up to regulatory and legislative levels and is a qualified expert. Over the past 20 years, he worked in multinationals, domestically and in Africa, delivering various strategic assignments including public organizations. Commercially he led multi-billion portfolio programmes to EMEA and EU markets. His Senior Executive experience bodes well in gearing organizations towards achieving their mandate and objectives. Xolani is highly proficient and experienced in spearheading and executing change management in dynamic business environments as a champion in analyzing processes to identify gaps and to implement optimized solutions that are robust, efficient and sustainable. Founded Melusi Governance Research Centre to advise on governance performance strategies.