As BrownSense Group’s Head of Marketing, Keitumetse plays an integral role in the Group strategy and business development.
She cut her teeth in the African music TV industry as an intern, and then producer for an international music TV company. She later took her experience to the NGO sector, where she worked in the PR and fundraising space. She has an academic background in media and development studies, and is alumni of Fudan University in Shanghai, where she studied Chinese language and culture. Having lived in China for six years, Keitumetse is a Mandarin speaker with vast consulting experience in South Africa – China relations. As a China-based consultant for the Department of Arts & Culture, she helped launch the South African Season in China, creating multiple platforms for South African arts and artists in China. Keitumetse has contributed a chapter to Those Who Travel Meet Themselves, an anthology by Michelle Green-Thompson.
She is an advocate for inclusivity and sustainability within the FMCG value chain, and as founder of Grow Your Own GP, she is focused on creating access to market for local small farmers and food processors.She has consulted for NGOs in the Eastern Cape, structuring impactful community development projects in the urban areas of the province. Her work and story has been featured in Asian and South African publications.
Keitumetse is passionate about playing her part in the creation of an economy in which all citizens thrive, and strongly believes that this can only be possible if the previously disadvantaged have access to funding, education, and entrepreneurial development coupled with access to markets.