8 - 10 OCTOBER 2019


Bronwyn Nielsen

Speaker Name

Bronwyn Nielsen


CNBC Africa

Bronwyn Nielsen has been with CNBC Africa since its launch in 2007. As one of the first faces to join the channel, Nielsen comes with over 15 years in the African broadcasting industry.

Some of her highlights at CNBC Africa including regularly hosting the live CNBC Africa Debates at the World Economic Forum in Davos from January 2013 through to January 2017, the Africa focused debates at the Milken Institute Global conference in Los Angeles and regularly moderating key sessions at the African Development Bank annual meetings in different African countries.

Africa Business News (ABN) appointed Bronwyn Nielsen as the executive director to the group in 2012 and in addition Editor-in-Chief of CNBC Africa in 2013. Her role of executive director involves setting the content agenda for all the companies within the ABN Group (this includes CNBC Africa, Forbes Africa), as well as driving the group’s strategic growth opportunities.

Bronwyn has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town and has completed an executive education course at Harvard Business School in Boston.