Who We Are

Thandiso Advisory is a diverse group of black professionals with deep experience in mining, health and banking sectors. We specialise in strategic communications, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory to help clients navigate key critical moments in their business journey. Collectively, we have unparalleled perspective to help our clients manage risk and achieve their goals

Why Us

Thandiso provides market-leading strategic advice to ensure our clients are positioned to make the best business decisions. We start with our client's particular challenges or concerns and tailor innovative strategies and solutions to help them succeed. There's no such thing as a generic Thandiso engagement. Each engagement is designed to best serve the unique needs of individual clients. As we work with our clients over time, our ability to add value only grows

Thandiso is a niche black advisory firm formed to help clients navigate key situations and milestones in a truly authentic African way

Miyelani Shikwambana - Founder and CEO



Thandiso’s key services include:

Business rescue and Turnaround services

Strategic communications

Investor relations

Crisis communications

Public Affairs and Government engagements

Employee engagement

Shareholder activism

Climate change strategies

Mergers and Acquisitions advisory

Independent Business Reviews

Board of Directors representations

Due Diligences

Equity/Debt/Quasi-Equity Capital Raising services


Miyelani Shikwambana

Founder and CEO

Miyelani has over 17 years’ experience in the communications fraternity having joined Brunswick in September 2012. He has facilitated numerous engagements with policy makers and clients on key regulatory issues affecting the South African market. These include his involvement on the Lonmin crises, the AB InBev transaction with SAB Miller and the Pepsico acquisition of Pioneer Foods.

He has also advised Exxaro and Anglo Platinum in their Just Transition positioning across stakeholder groupings. Miyelani is a public affairs and media relations expert who has helped many blue chip clients navigate the South African political and regulatory landscape. He has served as a BEE trustee for the Brunswick group and also led its Diversity and Inclusion efforts.

Previously he worked for Nedbank, Standard Bank and Wits Business School as marketing and communication manager.

Our CEO is supported by a team of communications, corporate finance and turnaround experts with more than 15 years of experience in their field. The team comprises of qualified Chartered Accountants CA(SA), seasoned business people, Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA), and Senior Business Rescue Practitioners (BRP). Their experience cuts across various industries with deeper understanding of the political, public, media and corporate landscape.


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