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LeadUP Podcast
LeadUP Podcast
University of Pretoria Alumni Relations Office

Alumni and friends of the University of Pretoria (UP) share their stories and leadership lessons on this podcast by the leading contact... more

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Faan van der Walt, co-founder of WeBuyCars, on building a successful company from scratch

WeBuyCars was founded by two brothers and quickly became one of the biggest car-buying companies in South Africa. Faan van... more

25 Jul 2022 · 23 minutes
Dr Perekeme Mutu, Centre for Child Law researcher, on resilience and hard work

Known as ‘Mr Deadline’, Dr Perekeme Mutu moved to South Africa from Nigeria to pursue his studies, and worked multiple... more

27 Jun 2022 · 22 minutes
Yolana Du Plessis-Martin, management consultant, on transitioning between ideas of success

Yolana Du Plessis-Martin, who is now an Engagement Manager at Deloitte Consulting in New York, was a promising young swimmer... more

30 May 2022 · 28 minutes
Nozipho Tshabalala, conversation strategist, on choosing significance over success

We kick off the second season of the podcast, which speaks to University of Pretoria (UP) alumni about their experiences... more

25 Apr 2022 · 24 minutes
Special episode: Professor Tawana Kupe, UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal, reflects on leadership lessons from our podcasts

Professor Tawana Kupe is not only Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, but a big fan of the... more

20 Dec 2021 · 38 minutes
Deepa Sita, UP alumna and CFO of Tiger Brands, on taking every good opportunity

Deepa Sita is the Chief Financial Officer at Tiger Brands, after holding similar roles at the likes of Mondelēz and... more

13 Dec 2021 · 38 minutes
Andries Levi Pretorius, UP alum and entrepreneur, on risking failure in pursuit of success

Andries Levi Pretorius is a serial entrepreneur, from selling candy floss as a student to innovating in the real estate... more

06 Dec 2021 · 34 minutes
Dr Coceka Mfundisi, UP alumna and neurosurgeon, on why you should not give up

Dr Coceka Mfundisi is the first woman to receive a Master of Medicine in Neurosurgery degree from the University of... more

22 Nov 2021 · 39 minutes
Dion Shango, UP alum and PwC Africa CEO, on creating a strong culture

Dion Shango started with global professional services firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers soon after graduating with a BCom Financial Accounting from the University... more

08 Nov 2021 · 38 minutes
Leandri van der Wat, UP alumna working at L’Oreal in Paris, on authentic leadership

Leandri van der Wat is a Product Development Engineer at L’Oreal International in Paris. She holds a Master’s in Analytical... more

25 Oct 2021 · 38 minutes
LeadUP Podcast
Faan van der Walt, co-founder of WeBuyCars, on building a successful company from scratch
LeadUP Podcast