Who We Are
Insights By Experts is a new division of Homecoming Revolution, the Executive Search & Advisory firm for Africa.
The founding team includes Angel Jones CEO (EY Emerging Entrepreneur Finalist), Faye Tessendorf (ex-Bain) Stephen Okelo-Odongo (ex-McKinsey) and Roy Masamba (ex- Vodafone).
Homecoming Revolution is headquartered in Johannesburg and was established in 2003:
- Database of 5 000 African Expert Network database
- Trusted base of over 25 multinational clients
- Hosted over 65 global talent events
- Strong Recruitment team with excellent track record
- Personal High Touch liaison with experts & clients
- Unique Brand reputation and marketing acumen
- Purpose driven. Building Africa’s prosperity is part of our DNA
- Recruited for 75% of Africa’s top banks, retailers and advisory firms and 50% of Africa’s top FMCG and logistics firms
Previous Executive Placements include:
- General Managers: West Africa, Rwanda, Burundi – VISA
- Chief Commercial Officer: Africa – SAMSUNG
- Chief Risk Officer: Kenya – BARCLAYS
- Chief Marketing Executive Game : Sub-Saharan Africa – WALMART
- Chief Digital Officer Makro: South Africa – WALMART
- Communications Director WS: Nigeria – GATES FOUNDATION
- Managing Director: Nigeria – IMPERIAL LOGISTICS
- Multiple C-Suite Engagements Sub-Saharan Africa – PEPSICO
- Marketing Director: Nigeria – DELOITTE
Our Advisory Board includes Michael Ikpoki (ex- CEO MTN Nigeria); Enyo Kumahor (WEF Young Global Leader); Prof Yap Boum (Epicentre Representative for Africa) and Dr Maggie Kigozi (Chairman Zuri Model Farm).
With a passion for building Africa’s prosperity, we have a unique database of over 5 000 global senior African professionals. We have hosted over 60 global events and have been nurturing strong expert relationships for almost two decades, including face-to-face interactions with thousands of African diaspora.
We have over 20 unique partnerships with wide-ranging Sub-Saharan professional entities, African diaspora groups, Ivy League alumni, business chambers and hard-to-reach individuals. We regularly partner with African Leadership Network, Harvard, Wharton, Oxford Said and other business schools for networking events.
Brand Ambassadors have included:
President Thabo Mbeki, Thuli Madonsela, Francois Pienaar, Acha Leke, Aaron Mokoena, Mamphela Ramphele, Mizinga Melu, Mabouba Diagne, Aly-Khan Satchu and Trevor Noah.
To date we have received global publicity to the estimated value of $1.7m.
We have recruited top C-suite talent for Barclays, Ecobank, Walmart, PepsiCo, Mastercard, Samsung, Safaricom, MTN, Visa, Imperial Logistics, MultiChoice and Microsoft.
Endorsements include: Former President Thabo Mbeki mention in the 2014 State of Nation address President Cyril Ramaphosa endorsement in the Houses of Parliament 2018.
With Insights by Experts, our senior Sub-Saharan recruitment team have carefully curated a community of knowledgeable specialists across a range of disciplines.
Whether you are a company, investor or organisation who wants to expand across Africa, Insights by Experts brings you current knowledge at the touch of a button.
How it works
Search through our curated community of top African Experts. Click on the ones you like, then select the dates and slots you want. Pay for your consultations with a credit card or Paypal. You’ll receive an automated zoom link for your video chat sessions.