South Africa, Africa & Global Trends


Acclaimed physical & online presentations on current political & economic developments. Fully updated with Covid-19 data & analysis.



Daniel Silke offers an exceptional range of bespoke physical and online presentations on current political and economic trends affecting the world, Africa and South Africa - all packaged into an engaging, yet highly insightful keynote. Noted for the latest available research data, these presentations uniquely blend both political and economic analysis and are customizable for a range of industries, regions and countries world-wide including financial/legal services, travel, retail/consumer and the industrial sector amongst many others. Now bookable for events globally and fully transferable for Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Cisco Webex formats.



Looking for an expert moderator or panel leader for your next event? Daniel Silke combines his global political economy knowledge and outstanding communication and presentation skills to lead panels discussing both macro and industry trends. Silke can also provide expert interviews on-stage with senior corporate executives and assist with on-camera media for any major conference. Events may also be conducted online via Zoom, Microsoft Teams or Cisco Webex.



Daniel Silke has addressed the World Travel Forum in Istanbul, the Transcontinental Trusts International Forum in Bermuda, The Cross Border Planning for Private Clients  conference in London, the African & Arabian Hotel & Investment Forum in Addis Ababa, Kigali, Nairobi and Dubai as well as the World Affairs Council and Fulbright Association in Washington DC. He has also spoken before the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants in Sydney and has presented before blue-chip clients globally including Unillever, Maersk, Investec, Barclays Africa, Actemium, PwC, Deloittes, Sanofi & SAB Miller amongst others.


Watch Daniel Silke in action!

Complete keynote of Daniel Silke presenting at the African Hotel Investment Conference in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2018.

Daniel Silke is the Director of the Political Futures Consultancy based in Cape Town, South Africa and is recognized as one of the country's leading political economy analysts and most passionate keynote speakers. Silke serves a wide variety of blue-chip companies across the world with outstanding business presentations on current global political and economic trends.  Silke's presentations are all fully updated and may be customized to specific industries or geographic locations.  Silke is a former academic and elected politician and now acts as an expert keynote speaker serving the South African and  international corporate market. In addition, he provides commentary for Bloomberg, Reuters, AFP, Deutsche Welle, CCTV, Radio France International, the BBC and a host of internet & print publications across the world. Silke is the author of the business book "Tracking the Future" and writes columns for a variety of large media outlets including Project Syndicate and News24.



Office: Cape Town, South Africa

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Skype: DanSilke1

Daniel Silke Political Economy Keynote Speaker
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