Themba Baloyi, Henley Executive MBA, ACIS, ND CMA, IoDSA
Themba is a Founder and Executive Director of Discovery Insure Ltd, a Motor Insurance Company launched in 2011. He joined Discovery in 2001 spearheading numerous initiatives culminating in his innovative and relentless drive to launch his 10-year vision of Discovery Insure.
He has been honoured as a 2015 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (WEF-YGL), a tribute bestowed to recognize the most distinguished leaders under the age of 40 around the world. The recognition is in record of his professional and entrepreneurial accomplishments, his commitment to society and his focus to contribute to shaping the future of the world through inspiring leadership.
Themba is member of the board in the following organisations: YPO-WPO Africa Regional Board, Henley Business School Academic and Advisory Board; South African Insurance Association (SAIA); South African Insurance Crime Bureau (SAICB); and Institute of Insurance South Africa (IISA). In 2003 he co-founded Black Insurance Professionals of Southern Africa (BIPSA). Themba was awarded the Green Number in 2012 (for obtaining Ten Comrades Marathon-89.9kms Medals).
Prior to joining Discovery, Themba worked for Rubico Consulting Services, Siemens Ltd and Durban Metro Waste Water Services where he was responsible for budgeting and accounting systems.
A cost and management accountant by training, Themba holds an Executive MBA from Henley Business School (UK). He also has other qualifications on leadership and management from various academic institutions such as Duke University Fuqua School of Business (US), Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS- South Africa); University of Cape Town- Graduate School of Business (UCT/ GSB).