About the Author

You will more likely see Tielman Nieuwoudt in Lagos, Pune or Tehran, than London, Paris or New York.

His micro retail distribution methods have taken him to more than thirty emerging market economies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He has also been involved in a number of inclusive business and M4P projects focused on SMEs and BoP.

Tielman has been a contributor to Strategic Marketing Africa, How We Made It In Africa and Logistics Insight Asia.

Country assignments include:

Africa & Middle East: Algeria, Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, UAE, Uganda & Zambia

Asia: Bangladesh, East Timor, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vanuatu & Vietnam

Tielman has been a public speaker at a number of conferences and events. Recent topics include:

  • Africa supply chain challenges
  • Inclusive business – working with micro retailers in emerging markets 
  • Go-to-Market models in emerging markets
  • Last-mile of logistics in emerging markets

You are welcome to connect with him via Linkedin