Edward Ngubane, the former President of IIBA South Africa Chapter and Head of Business Analysis at DVT, has been in the IT industry for over 20 years. During this period, he has worked as a systems developer, systems analyst, business analyst, business analyst manager, Head of PMO, Practice Lead (Business Analysis and Architecture), and Head of Business Analysis. He has set up and ran business analysis CoP’s, developed and mentored several business analysts. He holds five degrees, two of which are at the Masters level – the M.Ed (Maths Education) and the MBA (Cum Laude) – both from the University of the Witwatersrand. Over the years he has received many awards both as an employee and as a leader. He is passionate about business analysis and has written articles on the discipline (published on www.modernalyst.com and www.itweb.co.za). He has been on the IIBA South Africa Chapter Board of Directors for four years (2018 -2021). He is also a former high school mathematics teacher, secretary, and treasurer of the IIBA-SA Board of Directors. He is in his 4th year of Ph.D. (Business Management) study at the University of the Witwatersrand. His thesis is ‘Cloud Computing adoption and SMME development in South Africa’. He is also a certified leadership coach, holding a Leadership Coaching Certificate from the University of the Witwatersrand. In April 2021 he was appointed as a supervisor to the students who are on the ‘Masters in Digital Business’ program at the University of the Witwatersrand.