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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

Launch Of African Database Brings New Hope

By Peter Burdin | 28th June 2018

A Business plan scrawled on the back of an airplane sick-bag has led to a database which has the potential to transform education research across Africa. Patrick Dunne is the co-Founder of Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA). He first conceived the idea of setting up an organisation which would map the continent’s education needs and…

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Wanted: Three Million Young African Leaders

By Peter Burdin | 28th June 2018

The African Leadership Network has launched a new appeal for three million young leaders to step up to transform the continent –and its Founder warns that time is running out if Africa is to avoid disaster. The Founder of the African Leadership Network Fred Swaniker wants these new leaders to be in place by 2035…

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University Of Central Lancashire Wins International Award For Supporting Hurricane Victims.

By Peter Burdin | 28th June 2018

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, University of Central Lancashire welcomed more than 700 medical students and staff from Sint Maarten, the Caribbean island devastated in the hurricane. With no power or running water and major damage to the physical infrastructure the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) was left homeless so UCLan agreed to…

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