David Williams is Senior Anchor and hosts the Business Tonight show every evening on business TV channel CNBC Africa. He joined CNBC Africa in April 2012 after nine years as a daily presenter on Summit TV. During that time he conducted some 3,000 interviews with CEOs, Cabinet Ministers, economists and opinion-formers.
David is a former Deputy Editor of the Financial Mail, and Deputy News and Sports Editor at Talk Radio 702, and he has done regular sports commentary for M-Net and the SABC. His executive experience includes a five-year stint as Communications Manager at SA Breweries Ltd, and two years in a similar position at Wits University.
He has written several books on sport and military history, and is in demand as a speaker and facilitator at corporate conferences and events.
David was educated at King Edward VII School (where he played rugby for the 1st XV and Transvaal Schools) and Wits University where he obtained a BA degree, having majored in English, History and Politics.