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Edwin Roberts

Nickname: 'Eddy'

Managing director, Creative Alliance Holdings


Born in Massachusetts

Edwin Roberts is a business strategist with a keen ability to apply innovative futures thinking to implementable solutions for accelerated growth. He has operated at an executive level in several large global organisations spanning Finance, Technology, Packaging and Consulting. His entrepreneurial prowess, ability to see market gaps and develop innovative solutions has culminated in the successful establishment of several businesses and founded the Creative Alliance Group where he serves as CEO.
Edwin concluded the sale of his consulting business to Deloitte in July 2008. During the transition period Edwin lead the Global Outsourcing Advisory services practice for Deloitte South Africa Consulting in addition to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Sponsors activation strategy having participated in drafting the 2010 Special Measures Bills in parliament. In the latter months he was nominated into the FutureWorld global network of business practitioners who help organizations understand their future business context, choose their ideal future and fast-track its creation. Through these powerful insights, unique communications and strategic processes, he has helped rewrite the rules of business for companies operating in the global economy.
Edwin has localised international Contact Centre operations to South Africa, developed international outsourcing strategies, Directed FIFA World Cup Rights acquisitions, devised consumer channelling strategies for Absa (Barclays) and introduced Biometric technology to curtail fraud in finance and enable legitimate entitlement to Donor fund services.


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Current Position(s)

CEO | Creative Alliance Holdings
South Africa | 2006 - present

Founding member of the group


Previous Position(s)

Director | Africa-connect
South Africa | 2009 - 2011

ICT and Telecommunications

Information & Communication Technology (Communications Equipment)


COO | Stargate Events
South Africa | 2009 - 2009

To coordinate the establishment of the company in association with FIFA


Strategic advisor to the CEO | DIALOGUE GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED
South Africa | 2008 - 2009

12-month engagement focussed on developing the ‘business of tomorrow’ versus ‘business of today’


Executive associate | Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2007 - 2008

FutureWorld guru and Emerging market growth strategist


Group Marketing | 2010 Rights acquisition | BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LTD
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2006 - 2007

Mandated by the Board to direct Absa and Barclays Rights acquisition process


CEO | WorldCup Business
South Africa | 2005 - 2010

Sport and Recreation


Outsourcing | BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LTD
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2004 - 2005

Input and guidance to a multi-disciplinary team of specialists in determining the global outsourcing and off-shoring strategy


Group Alliance Management | BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LTD
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2003 - 2006

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Forge executive-level relationships to facilitate accelerated market growth


Program manager | Global services | Unisys Africa (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1999 - 2003

ICT and Telecommunications

Localise and direct the BPO and Managed Services operations


Manager - sales and marketing intel | Corrugated | Nampak
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1993 - 1999

Manufacturing and Industrial

Develop the divisional sales and business intelligence capability

Educational history

Secondary

Bishops (1988)

Tertiary

Rochville University

United States of America | Completed 2006

MBA

MBA Marketing & Strategy

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