Angel Jones has been CEO and founder of the Homecoming Revolution organisation since 2003. She has devoted her life to bringing back home the talents and skills of the people of the continent, wherever they might be in the world. Formerly a non-profit, Homecoming Revolution has recently become a for-profit Pan-African recruitment firm, specialising in head-hunting, and placing global African talent on the continent – probably the first of its kind in Africa.With a BA English & Economics UCT, Angel then spent 7 years in London working for M&C Saatchi Advertising. She returned home in 2000 to found Homecoming Revolution plus cofound Morrisjones Advertising which won Financial Mail’s best small Advertising Agency of the year in 2001, 2002 and 2003. Angel is a founding member of Entrepreneur’s Organization and served on the Roedean Board for six years. She sold her ad business in 2013 and then stepped fulltime into Homecoming Revolution.
Her accolades include TEDx Speaker 2016, President Thabo Mbeki State of the Nation mention 2004, Roedean Centenary Keynote 2005, Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Awards finalist 2007, Oxford University Africa Conference Speaker 2014, African Leadership Network New Generation Leader 2011 and SABC/Shoprite Checkers Woman of the Year Winner in Media 2004