About The Blogger

Nelson Sebati is an Entrepreneur several times over, who has successfully negotiated and concluded numerous high value transactions. He has over 5 years combined experience on the following B-BBEE elements:

  • Ownership as a Shareholder and Equity partner;
  • Management Control as an Executive Director and Trustee;
  • Enterprise Development as a Specialist.

He is a Certified BEE Champion, BEE Master, Empowerment Technician, SETA accredited BEE Practitioner, has completed the Management Development Programme in B-BBEE at UNISA School of Business Leadership and is a member of the Association of BEE Verification Agencies (ABVA).

Further to he has studied Law at UNISA and Entrepreneurship at Wits Business School. He is also a Non-Executive Director in several companies including a Law firm, a Recruitment company, a specialized IT services company, a diversified Investment holdings company and is involved with a three Non-Profit Organisations as part of his PSI (Personal Social Investment) mission.

Nelson has a passion for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. His articles on this website focus on Enterprise Development, Supplier Development, Supplier Diversity, Preferential Procurement and related topics.



Nelson is, without question, one of the most original, enigmatic and inspirational people that I have had the delight of working with. A true maverick, he wins the trust of customers and colleagues alike through his singular mix of business smarts, people skills and BBBEE expertise and will continue to succeed at whatever he turns his attention to.

Nelson provides incredible insight to any business situation. He is able to view the problem from multiple angles, challenge thought processes and suggest solutions. He has been a valuable BBBEE mentor, strategist and solution designer to our department and me personally. He has a solid track record, impeccable principles and true valour in facing challenges in the transformation space.” – Thembinkosi Kitshini Enterprise Development Specialist.

“Nelson is a visionary without peers and is truly as sharp as a tack, enthusiastic & an authority on Enterprise Development and Supplier Development as it pertains to BBBEE. He is sensitive to his clients’ requirements and is diligent in finding solutions to satisfy these within the constraints imposed by the BBBEE Act, Codes of Good practice and Sector Codes.

His information gathering skills are surpassed only by his compelling presentation of findings and recommendations for implementations. He is a prolific thinker and the rate and consistency with which his mind processes various issues for solving a problem is quite amazing.

Nelson is one of the most uniquely talented individuals I have ever met. I recommend him highly”. – Zodwa Sibiya, Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Nelson Sebati is an unforgettable light in today’s dark sea of B-BBEE Consultants. His vision, passion, professionalism and technical depth gives me hope for the next generation of Empowerment Advisors, and as we enter into the new regime of B-BBEE, I highly recommend him and his work to any Transformation Manager or Diversity Executive looking to implement sustainable win-win B-BBEE programmes that are rooted in business benefits.”  Mufanadzo Mushasha, Attorney At Law.


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