Future Advisory is a firm that delivers competitive value to clients in multiple domains of strategic leverage. The business is headed up by Herman Singh who has a multiple decade track record of success in this industry.

CEO: Herman (Hemmanth)Singh


Leadership Profile

  • Herman has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Wits and a GDE in Industrial Engineering from the same institution. He holds an MBA from Wits Business School which he obtained with distinction and was also awarded graduate of the year in 1990. He has completed a number of executive programmes including both at Duke University and at a multi-corporate programme including senior VP's of Boeing, BHP Billiton and Tata
  • 20 years in the electrical engineering industry with 11 of those years at a general management or
    director level position
  • Actively involved in executive education for 22 years at the finest business schools on the continent
  • Financial services
  • Academia
  • Executive education
  • Motivation
  • Technology
  • Future scenario planning


Herman has a diverse background ranging from engineering and business management to financial services and the use of technology to deliver competitive advantage.

He has run his own firms in the following sectors:

  • Engineering system integration
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Strategy advisory
  • IT solution providers
  • Executive education

He has held director level positions in diverse firms including:
  • Engineering
  • Financial services
  • Payment switching
  • Manufacturing

He has led world class teams in financial services in the following areas:
  • Information, channel and card security
  • Channel development, implementation and rollout
  • New product innovation
  • Mobile solutions
  • Payments
  • Strategy
  • Technology architecture
  • He has engaged directly with central banks and other banking regulatory authorities in multiple countries to facilitate the drafting and changes of legislation and industry rules for the enablement of new business solutions

Academic Publishing

(The bestselling textbook in its field in Africa for 15 years)

Operations Management
First Edition 1997


Operations Management
Second Edition 2011


Turnaround Management
& Corporate Renewal
First Edition 2012