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Helping you to connect with Africa

Our team specialises in helping companies, investors, media and many more looking to engage with the African continent. See how we can help you today.

Specialist consulting

If you’re looking to succeed on the continent then we’re here to help. With years of experience working in Africa we can provide the knowledge and contacts that you’ll need. We offer one-to-one or group sessions on how best to succeed in the African market.

Media strategy

Gain more exposure and increase impact with your media campaigns by leveraging over 30 years worth of experience with the BBC. Peter can help you with editorial advice, story telling and how to develop your campaign from start to finish in order to get the results you need.

Education and training

Peter is currently Practitioner-In-Residence at the University of Lancashire in the UK where he tutors BA and MA Journalism students and delivers public lectures on his BBC international news career and on the future of journalism. Get in touch for teaching opportunities at your institution.

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Practitioner-in-Residence and Lecturer



 Contributed to the McKinsey book "Reimagining South Africa"


Non-Exec Director



Steering committee member


What people have to say about working with us

“Peter is a pleasure to work with. He really understands Africa and brings positivity, passion and professionalism to everything he does”

– Isabel Dlwayo, Director Global Youth Peace Organisation

“The world is hungry for realistic, balanced and insightful news on Africa and Peter Burdin is the one who brings it. He was a great speaker at our big Homecoming Revolution London event, weaving his facts and figures together with relevant insights in an easy-to-listen to conversational style. I highly recommend Peter Burdin as a drawcard and highlight.”

– Angel Jones, CEO & Founder Homecoming Revolution

“What a fantastic speaker, amazing insights and entertaining stories, Peter gave us a brilliant talk at the IoD and I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending him.”

– Clare Gillbanks, Engagement Marketing & Events at the Institute of Directors

Latest from the blog


By peterburdin | January 27, 2020

London has just hosted a week of events to deepen economic ties between the UK and Africa. The week culminated in the UK-Africa Investment Summit where the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he wanted the UK to become the “investor of choice” for Africa and the biggest investor among the G7 countries. More…

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By peterburdin | January 27, 2020

Twelve years ago when Pumza Ndlotyeni launched her electrical engineering company she was the only employee. Now she heads a team of eighty staff and is looking to expand her Joburg-based black-woman owned company across southern Africa. Pumza’s success was saluted at the UK-Africa Summit where the UK’s Africa Trade Commissioner Emma Wade-Smith hosted a…

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By peterburdin | January 27, 2020

When African Leadership University student Daniella Uwase isn’t in the library she’s down on the farm training the next generation of farmers in Rwanda and Zambia. Daniella is just nineteen-years-old yet she has already built up a team of 250 farmers who she is training up from subsistence to commercial farming. Her Agriculture Growth Network (www.agnetwork.rw )is…

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