Isaac Shongwe

Chairman, Letsema Holdings

Isaac Shongwe is the Chief Executive Officer of Barloworld Logistics Africa, and is also the founder of Letsema Holdings, a strategic management-consulting firm. He is also founder and chairman of Letsema Investments. Isaac sits on several boards including DNA Supply Chain Investment Co., Social Venture Investment Trust, the Maths Centre for Primary Teachers, and Wesleyan University. He has worked on National Industrial Strategy Formulation projects in South Africa and has been a special adviser to the Department of Trade & Industry. From 1988 to 1993, he worked for various companies owned by Barlow Rand Ltd., and was a management trainee for Riggs National Bank during his college days in the U.S.