Marina Madale

General Manager for Sustainability and Shared Value, MTN Group

Speaker Bio

Marina Madale is the General Manager for Sustainability and Shared Value at MTN Group, she is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the management of Sustainability and Shared Value across the Group, comprising of 18 markets in Africa and the Middle East.

She is actively working to create and protect shared value for MTN’s stakeholders through responsible environmental, social and governance practices. She is a firm believer that digital and financial innovation can act not only as a catalyst to unlock economic growth opportunities for society but also enhance rights for all.

Marina played an instrumental role in pioneering the first-ever Pan-African Transparency report, science-based targets towards net zero emissions, Digital Human Rights Impact Assessment - key milestones in positioning MTN as an Emerging Markets leader in sustainability.

Marina has worked across multiple sectors globally including the oil & gas, energy, banking and property development across multiple countries such as Qatar, Mozambique, Botswana, Gabon, South Africa and Australia to name a few.

Marina holds a master’s degree in Communications from Bond University, Australia and a Bachelor of Social Science Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.