Evan Jones

Group Strategy Director

Evan Jones is Group Strategy Director of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. He manages portfolios ranging from digital strategy, new market development, to Harambee’s leadership in sectors like globally transacted services. Evan joined Harambee from Webhelp, a French/UK-based global operator, where he served as COO to rapidly scale Webhelp’s South African operations to nearly 2,000 staff. Previously, Evan worked with Discovery Health to transition and operate their North American operation, Destiny Health. At TalkTalk (Carphone Warehouse), Evan was responsible for the company’s offshore (UK & South Africa) contact centre outsourced relationships, managing 5 outsourced partnerships covering 3,500 staff undertaking various BPO functions. Evan has also served as the Director of Operations for Merchants South Africa, managing the country’s largest outsourced operations across various verticals and geographies. Evan also serves as Chairman of the South Africa’s industry body overseeing globally transacted services

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Tilting towards equality: Can nudges improve gender inclusion?

08 Feb 2021

In the fight for greater gender equality and inclusion, governments, NGOs and other stakeholders are increasingly recognising the power of nudges to change human behaviour. The results are promising.


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Where is the Office?

28 Jan 2021

Maryana Iskander, CEO of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, shares her perspective around adapting to new ways of work in Episode 3 of Echo Radio’s “Where is the office?”.


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Free training videos launched as part of safe back2work campaign

21 Jan 2021

As thousands of South Africans return to work from the far reaches of the country and beyond, workplace safety takes the spotlight. Anticipating this need, the Return2Work Initiative has launched a range of punchy and accessible safe back2work videos.


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