Nkgabiseng Motau, Founding Partner, Think Creative Africa

Having worked on local and global campaigns for some of the world’s most loved brands at the helm of Africa’s top multinational agencies, Nkgabiseng Motau co-founded Think Creative Africa where she is currently Chief Creative Officer. Think is a through-the-line creative agency that combines truly African creativity and data-led insights to generate ideas that solve business problems and impact society.

With over a decade of experience in the communications industry, Nkgabiseng has collected many creative accolades including a gold Pendoring Award for the branding design of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg and a Gold Loerie Award in the category of Effective Creativity on behalf of Coca-Cola. During her time working on the Coca-Cola account, she created one of the only campaigns to come out of Africa and be adopted in over 95 countries around the world.

Under her creative leadership at Think, the agency has worked in service of bluechip companies such as Multichoice, Vodacom and Metropolitan Life to name a few.

Nkgabiseng is a member of the Creative Circle SA EXCO Board and has served as a juror for organizations such as ADC, One Show, Ad Stars and Cannes Lions. Locally, she has been a recurring judge for Loeries, Pendorings, Creative Circle, Cannes Young Lions and is a member of the ABInbev Braintrust.