Thinkers50 Hall of Fame 2021: Reuel J. Khoza

Reuel J. Khoza has been inducted into the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame 2021, in partnership with Haier.

Dr. Reuel Khoza is a distinguished thought leader, entrepreneur, business leader, academic, author, farmer, musician, and active as an Africanist at the forefront of transformation in the South African political economy. 

He is the author of a number of books on business leadership including Attuned Leadership: African Humanism as Compass (2011), Let Africa Lead (2005), The African in My Dream (2004) and The Power of Governance (with Mohamed Adam, 2007).

He is a visiting Professor at Rhodes Business School, University of Free State Business School and Wits Business School; and a former Professor Extra Ordinairé of the University of Stellenbosch Business School. He is a former Chancellor of the University of Limpopo and Medunsa, succeeding former President Nelson Mandela in this role.

During his career Dr. Khoza, has been honoured for his contribution to ethical business leadership and thought leadership. His awards include the Luminary Award from the Free Market Foundation in 2016 for his courage in taking a consistent and principled stand in promoting good governance and the Distinguished Business Leadership Award from the Association of Chambers of Commerce in Southern Africa. 

Dr. Khoza currently serves as the Chairman of Africa’s largest institutional asset manager, the Public Investment Corporation, and as Chairman of Assupol Holdings, Assupol Insurance Company, Hlayisani Capital, Dzana Investments, Discovery Bank and Discovery Bank Holdings.


Watch the official induction into the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame during Rendanheyi OpenTalk 2021.

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