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Education Innovation Summit
31 May 2018

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Amasi Mwela

CEO: FUNDI

Amasi Mwela

CEO: FUNDI

Biography

Amasi Mwela one of South Africa’s next generation leaders, Amasi Mwela first joined FUNDI (then Eduloan) as COO in 2015. He was promoted to his current position as CEO of the organisation shortly thereafter. Understanding the power of education and technology as enablers, Amasi led the company’s rebranding as part of its strategic future vision in the country and on the continent. FUNDI made several acquisitions as a result, bringing it closer to levelling the education playing field through its provision of comprehensive holistic solutions including funding, fund administration, support and related products.

In this way, Amasi continues driving its mandate of “Know more. Be more”. Amasi has over 10 years in driving operational optimisation across diverse industries. Recognised for his talents in strategy development, driving corporate vision, and converting strategic plans into tactical realities, hesees innovation and technology as business enablers and socio-economic equalisers. His time at FUNDI has seen him reposition the company as a disruptor and game-changer in its space. By leveraging innovative solutions to overcome the real challenges of education and learning, he has established the company as an essential future-facing lifelong learning partner across the education ecosystem.

Amasi credits his background in finance and related roles at leading companies including Old Mutual iWYZE, American Express Corporate Travel, and both Standard Bank and FNB with equipping him with the experience and expertise required in his role as CEO. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Bond University) and has an MBA (Milpark Business School).

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