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Head of Partnerships

Charles Freedman

Charles is the corporate entrepreneur in residence at Founders Factory Africa. As Head of Partnerships, he works to unlock an “Unfair Advantage” for our businesses across the company's strategic partners and investors – including Standard Bank and Netcare Group.

He has spent over a decade working to disrupt corporates across Africa, leading strategic transformations as both a management consultant with PwC and, more recently, with Absa Group — where he played a leading role in their separation from Barclays PLC.

Charles graduated with a BA in Management from the University of Leeds. He lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.


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