Maanda is a skilled strategist, innovator and leader who is passionate about advancing the pursuit of excellence in business leadership. He is the CEO and co-founder at SuperLead Advisory (a strategy, operations and leadership consultancy). He has held management and executive roles at MTN SA, Discovery Health and 1Life Insurance. Most recently, he was the Head of Dialdirect Insurance, where he successfully led a business turnaround and was also awarded the South African product innovation of the year in the financial services category. Maanda’s experience includes working as a strategy management consultant at Deloitte Consulting and at McKinsey & Company. Prior to his career as a management consultant, Maanda worked as a chemical engineer at Mintek. He is currently at a data collection stage of his PhD (Digital innovation in the financial services industry) studies at the University of Johannesburg.