Itumeleng Mahabane

Partner, Head of South Africa

Itumeleng leads Brunswick South Africa and has been working in media and communication for more than 20 years.

He joined Brunswick in September 2006 and since then has advised a number of leading South African corporations and institutions. He has advised on signature corporate action mandates, most notably AB InBev’s acquisition of SAB Miller. He has also advised a range of blue chip clients on issue and crisis and corporate positioning projects.

Itumeleng is a former award winning financial journalist, who has written for the Mail and Guardian, the Sunday Times, Business Times, the Financial Mail and Business Day. He was a political economy columnist for Financial Mail, Business Times and Business Day. He has contributed to a number of books on political economy and Black Economic Empowerment. Mahabane is a member of the Board of Trustees of Equal Education Law Centre, African Leadership Network, The Social Justice Coalition and the Waterford Kamhlaba Trust.