The Team

Who we are

Meet the team behind Insights by Experts

Insights by Experts is part of the Homecoming Revolution Group.  The co-founders are passionate Africans, all of who have lived abroad and returned home to build their continent.  We are committed to building Africa’s prosperity with virtual African expertise and we look forward to working with you

Angel Jones

CEO

“There is an abundance of exciting African opportunities and it’s a great privilege to work with our network to accelerate FDI and job creation.”

 

  • Founder & CEO Homecoming Revolution (2013 – current)
  • Co-Founder  &  Executive Creative Director Morrisjones Advertising (2001- 2013)
  • Copywriter M&C Saatchi  UK (1994 – 2000)
  • Creator of  kulula.com brand (2001)
  • SABC/Shoprite Checkers Woman of the Year Award in Media (2004)
  • President Thabo Mbeki State of the  Nation mention (2004)
  • EY World Entrepreneur Award – Emerging Finalist (2007)
  • ALN New Generation Leader (2011)
  • TEDXSpeaker (2017)
  • BA Economics & English – University of Cape Town (1989-1992)

Faye Tessendorf

Dircetor

Insights By Experts is an extension of the decades-long work we’ve been doing at Homecoming Revolution. Now the birthing of this “second child” will further cement our vision of building Africa with global African expertise.”

 

  • Managing Director Homecoming Revolution (2015 – current)
  • Resourcing Manager CIB Standard Bank SA and Rest of Africa  (2013 – 2015)
  • Senior Consultant BAIN  (2012 – 2013)
  • Project Leader for Ivy League MBA hires (2013)
  • Senior Consultant Robert Walters SA (2011 – 2012)
  • Senior Consultant Robert Walters UK (2008 – 2011)
  • “Senior Consultant Admiral Group London (2007 – 2008)
  • Top Biller during the 2008 recession (2008)
  • Strategic talent management lead across 21 countries on four continents
  • Honours Psychology & Organisational Consulting  – Rhodes University (2003 – 2006 )

Roy Masamba

Director

“I’m passionate about showcasing African talent and putting them at the epicenter of where the action is.”

  • CPO – Multichoice Group (2017-2020)
  • CHRO – Airtel Africa (2016-2017)
  • CHRO – Safaricom Ltd (2013-2016)
  • VP HR – Verizon Vodafone Enterprise Services (2011-2012)
  • Regional HR Executive AME, Eastern Europe, Asia Pac – Vodafone Group (2009 – 2011)
  • HR Director – Zain Group (2008 – 2009)
  • Chief HR Officer – Zain Nigeria (2007-2008)
  • Group HR Director – BAT Zimbabwe & Angola (2000 – 2004)
  • HR Director – British American Tobacco Nigeria (1998 – 2000)
  • Various Production management roles – British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (1992 – 1997)
  • MBA – Cranfield (2005)
  • BSc Electrical Engineering – Univ. of Zimbabwe (1990)

Stephen Okelo-  Odongo     

Director

Insights By Experts will contribute to economic growth in Africa by connecting decision-makers and shapers to unique sources of information.”

 

  • VP Consulting – Corner Capital Partners (2020 – current)
  • Chief Operating Officer – Lexis Nexis South Africa (2018 – 2019)
  • Strategy Leader Sub-Saharan Africa – GE (2012 – 2018)
  • General Manager: Corporate Strategy – Neotel (2010 – 2012)
  • Associate – McKinsey & Co (2008 – 2010)
  • Associate – Booz Allen Hamilton (2001 – 2006)
  • MBA – IMD Business School (2007)
  • MS Electrical Engineering – Stanford University (1994 – 1996)

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