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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

When Afro-Capitalism means 1 Million Entrepreneurs

By Peter Burdin | 18th November 2018

When five thousand young Africans arrived in Lagos last month they became the latest wave of a Nigerian entrepreneur’s dream to create one million new jobs. Tony Elumelu’s ten-year programme wants to develop a new generation of young Africans who will set up their own businesses and in turn create new employment opportunities. It’s another…

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The Spirit Of Komla Shines Bright across Africa

By Peter Burdin | 18th November 2018

The third Komla Dumor Award was announced last month in London. I was delighted to meet up with this year’s winner Waihiga Mwau from Nairobi and be in the audience to hear him present his first business show live from the BBC’s New Broadcasting House Theatre. He paid this tribute to this legend of African…

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African Skills Champion Bruno Brings A New Light

By Peter Burdin | 18th November 2018

When Bruno Karaerua was in his house in rural Namibia doing his homework by candlelight he used to dream of bringing electric light to his village. Now he’s a fully trained Electrical engineer bringing power to his village and the rest of Namibia. I was lucky enough to hear Bruno’s success story when I attended…

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