Thato Mabudusha

Thato Mabudusha

Thato Mabudusha

Discovery Vitality, Chief of Staff to the CEO |

Thato is a passionate young South Africa, enthralled by the possibilities for Africa in the future. She is passionate about business for the greater good, technology’s potential to solve problems in Africa, writing, and driving the cause of women’s empowerment.

After completing her honours business degree at the University of Cape Town, alongside a Business French qualification from the Paris Chamber of Commerce and numerous international internships, Thato started her career as a management consultant at McKinsey and Company.

She worked predominantly in the digital practice, with her work spanning industries such as banking, infrastructure and technology and geographies such as East Africa, Spain, Turkey and Asia-Pacific. After the adventures that management consulting brought, Thato recently joined Discovery Vitality as the Chief of Staff to the CEO, working on a variety of strategies and projects supporting his office.

Beyond work, Thato keeps busy by reading (fiction and fascinating technology books), cooking, writing (she is currently completing a poetry anthology and a children’s book- both anticipated to be published in 2018) and co-founding an organization with the purpose of creating 100 high-impact, young women business leaders and entrepreneurs in 10 years.