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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

Humanity & Inclusion

By Peter Burdin | 6th February 2018

More than one hundred guests and supporters crowded into The Speaker’s Room at the House of Commons this month to hear the new UK International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt salute the work of Handicap International as it celebrates it’s new beginnings with a new name. HI became Humanity & Inclusion on January 24th to better reflect…

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Switching On Power

By Peter Burdin | 6th February 2018

There have been many attempts to predict that this 21st Century will be the African Century. The African Renaissance, The Africa Rising narrative and The African Union’s 2063 Vision have all been predictors of a bright future but for all that there are some major stumbling blocks to overcome on the continent’s road to that…

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The Bright Sparks Who Are Transforming Nearly half-a-Million Young Lives

By Peter Burdin | 6th February 2018

Students from the UK’s Warwick University have had another great year teaching Maths in African township schools. They taught 96,626 young people last year. This means that Warwick students have taught almost half-a-million children since the annual Warwick In Africa programme began in 2006. Warwick now wants to smash that half million mark next year…

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