An Initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Subsaharan Africa

Thabang Precious Mathibe


International Relations and Trade

“Leaders are made, they are not born. And they are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.″ (Vince Lombardi, American Football Coach, 1913-1970)

Name: Thabang Precious Mathibe
Country of Origin: South Africa
Language Skills: English, German, Tswana, Afrikaans
Education/Academic
Qualification:
“Bachelor of Technology in International Communication with Specialization in International Relations and Trade, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa; Diploma in Project Management, Varsity College, Pretoria, South Africa In process: BCOM Economics, University of South Africa”
Company/Institution: Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa
Sector of Industry: International Trade and Economic Development (Southern Africa Region): Africa Bilateral
Professional Position: Coordination and implementation of international relations and trade initiatives/activities
Company Profile: “Duties: • Compiling of economic research and analysis through ensuring the updating of country strategies reflecting global trade trends and country policy changes. • Identifying market access issues and bottlenecks that could inhibit SA’s trade and investments, and highlighting their implications on the South African economy and the requisite economic interventions. • Assist in ensuring the update of country profiles and briefings on African countries identifying market access issues and bottlenecks, which could inhibit South Africa’s business from investing in and trading with countries in the region. • Assist with the development of policies and negotiating positions in respect of trade and economic development agreements, processes and programmes.”
Partner Company in
Germany:
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG

Frau Precious Sekoaila arbeitet im Rahmen von Afrika Kommt! bei Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG in der Konzernabteilung Mergers & Aquisitions. Dort ist sie in die Bearbeitung von Unternehmenszukäufen und –gründungen eingebunden.