MIKE JOUBERT IS THE CHIEF CURATOR OF THE BILLYBO GROUP.
With over 30 years experience, he has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world.
He started his career at the University of Pretoria where he was chairman of the Central Rag Committee, chairman of the Student Representative Council and chairperson of the National Rag Organisation of South Africa.
Armed with a MBA from the University of Stellenbosch, he gained further valuable experience at various great companies which included The Corporate Consulting Group, Computicket, Ogilvy & Mather RSTM, Gilbeys, Diageo and Levi Strauss & Company in SA and in Europe. Upon returning to South Africa, he founded The BrandsRock Group, a successful through-the-line brand solutions company and 5 years later his entrepreneurial adventure was rewarded when it was acquired by the Publicis Groupe to become Saatchi & Saatchi BrandsRock. Here he remained involved as Chief Inspiration Officer and as Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa until March 2017.
Mike has served on numerous boards during his career and is currently Chairman for Society For Family Health, Board member of the Cape Town Fashion Council, Board Member of Quicket and a trustee of WWF South Africa.
In 2006 he was awarded “South African Marketing Person of the Year” at the Sunday Times Marketing Excellence Awards.
In 2017 he founded The Billybo Group where he now thrives in using his experience to curate value for other businesses. As someone once said – “If your brand has a soundtrack, Mike will find it and play it really loud.”