Tshediso Thinane

Tshediso Thinane is the current President of Youth Chamber of Commerce and Industry South Africa (Free State) and National Board member of Youth Chamber of Commerce and Industry South Africa (YCCISA) in Midrand Johannesburg, both position he has been keeping since July of 2014 after both national and provincial conferences. He is also a current Head of Motsepe Foundation Youth Sector and also a member of Funding Committee of Motsepe Foundation Mangaung Development Forum, a position he has been keeping since 2015.
Tshediso Thinane is an award winning young entrepreneur (Free State Premier’s Youth Awards 2008 – where he won the Youth Entrepreneurship Category); he is the current Chief Executive Officer of Cellbridge Investments (Pty) Ltd a company operating in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector providing professional HR, Legal and Organisational Development solutions to clients both in the private and public sector; he is also a former Managing Director of JourbetClaytonForbes Corporate Services, a position he kept between 2005 and 2012.

He is also a former Secretary General (SG) of Mangaung Metropolitan Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (MMYEP), a programme he found in 2011 with other young entrepreneurs to lobby for youth in business in the Mangaung Metro. He is also served for some time as a Leader in the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NAFCOC Youth Chamber), work he did till he was elected Provincial President of Youth Chamber of Commerce and Industry South Africa (Free State) in 2011.

He is also a strategy and Concept developer where developped and authored programmes to the value of R 1.6 million for the Youth Chamber of Commerce and Industry South Africa (Free State) including the 1st Annual Free State Youth Entrepreneurship Summit and Expo, 03rd Annual Free State Youth Entrepreneurship Awards, The Free State Youth Enterprise and Supplier Development Summit. He notable work was when he authored concept for development of a Youth Enterprise Support Programme (YESP), a programme was later reconfigured and now trading as Y-Trade FS.

Tshediso Thinane is an avid essaying with some of his work being published in the Free State top publications such ONPOINT Magazine, Suave Leader Magazine, The Weekly Newspaper and other mediums. He is a speaker, Social Commentator and one of the finest lobbyists in the Free State province.