Founding – Champion South Africa, Conversation Architect, Media Trainer & Communications Consultant
Ashraf Garda is the founder of Champion South Africa, a nation building movement with a singular powerful vision to build South Africa into a Champion Nation. This is done by embarking on strategic connections with people and organisations that focus on champion thinking, champion networking and champion interventions. Champion South Africa’s vision is built on the mantra of “Champion People Build Champion Nations “
Ashraf recently concluded a long stint with the SABC , where he was best known as a talk show host on SAfm Radio and as the host of the investigative television show Special Assignment, building a reputation as an authoritative , engaging and inspiring host .
In November 2020 Ashraf Garda was appointed as a member of the Council of Champions of the Social Justice M-Plan, the brainchild of Prof Thuli Madonsela.
Garda is a public speaker and content creator with a particular expertise in nation building , current affairs, business and marketing and living your purpose. He has served as Programme Director on many high impact events including:
- The BRICS Summit Business Forum attended by the Presidents of both South Africa, China and India
- The Solidarity Fund Media Briefing
- Launch of the International Expert Gathering in Dubai
- Productivity SA Awards
- Premier David Makhura’s Gauteng MidTerm review
- Proudly South African Buy Local Summit
- The Ubuntu Awards the keynote address was delivered by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
- MC at the International Public Relations – IPRA Golden World Awards
His purpose in life is to champion people and he links that purpose to his work at Champion South Africa which at its core builds the people needed to build a champion nation.