Nwabisa Tsengiwe, MBA
Senior Executive: Marketing & Public Relations Nation Building
Nwabisa Tsengiwe joined SAICA in 2016 as head of marketing, communication and PR for the Nation Building division. She has an MBA (GIBS), an Honours Degree: Media Studies and BA (University of the Witwatersrand), as well as Project Management certification from the University of Pretoria. As one of the top 15% of students at Wits University, she has been a member of the Golden Key International Honours Society since 2005.
She has also worked for Wits University, as a tutor for first and second year media students. Before leaving corporate to pursue her MBA, Nwabisa was head of Corporate Communications for the CSIR and later joined the Shanduka Group’s enterprise development arm, Shanduka Black Umbrellas, as Communications Manager.
She also has experience working in the public sector, having been Deputy Director: Media Research and Writing at the Department of Environmental Affairs and as an Assistant Director in the GCIS’ media policy and analysis unit. Nwabisa has also worked in brand building and insights, being an Analyst with Media Monitoring SA and Account Associate at international consumer research company, Kantar MillwardBrown, whose clients included the likes of Nestle, Coca-Cola and Unilever.