Thuli Phiri

Thuli Phiri, Founder and Managing Director, The African Storyteller, is one of Africa’s most seasoned business communicators and stakeholder relationship managers. She has over 20 years work experience in building, managing and promoting brands across Africa.

She has held senior roles in a number of multi-national companies including Petrochemical company, TOTAL and US Conglomerate, General Electric (GE). 

Her last corporate role was with GE where she was head of communications and public affairs for Southern Africa.

It is her passion for Africa and promoting Brand Africa to Africans and the world that inspired her to start "The African Storyteller".

The African Storyteller is Africa’s foremost Business Communications and Stakeholder Relationship Management company. It was established in July 2017 and services blue chip clients across the African continent. For more information, visit:

In Thuli’s own words "Africa is a growing market, one that is highly sought after by investors". It is home to some of the world’s respected inventors, corporate brands and business case studies. Yet Africa’s stories of growth, opportunities and possibilities are yet to be extensively told.





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