Guest Speakers: Ethel Nyembe

About Ethel Nyembe

Ethel Nyembe has had a varied career ranging from Public Relations, Media to Banking.

Starting with a media career including radio and television (presenting, scriptwriting and producing) at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and culminating in newsprint at Business Day as an account executive and wrapping up an eleven year media career as a Deputy General Manager for Sales and Marketing for Sunday Times in 2004.

Ethel's banking career started at First National Bank between 2004 and 2010. In the first quarter of 2010, she joined Standard Bank where she is the currently heading the portfolio of Small Enterprise in the Retail division of South Africa.

Ethel is passionate about the entrepreneurial spirit the country holds and has served on several business boards as well as on the boards of co-operatives in the Johannesburg city centre and Economic forums in Gauteng. She has a great interest in sport and social upliftment in the community.

She is married to Sibusiso for more than 18 years with whom they have 2 sons and is an avid reader a keen golfer and an absolute yogi.