Jo Anne Strauss – MC has become one of South Africa’s most recognized media personalities since embarking on her career in front of the camera in 2000.
She is best known for presenting the South African show “Top Billing” and has presented and produced various other shows both on TV and online. Available through Speakers Inc
She is an astute businesswoman and this is reflected in the fact that she serves on various boards of well-known South African companies like Media24, M&C Saatchi Abel and most recently her appointment to the advisory board of the University of Stellenbosch’s Graduate School of Business (USB).
She holds a B Comm (Law) degree from Stellenbosch. As a Master of Ceremonies (MC) and speaker on various topics including gender issues, the new business environment and corporate transformation.
She has traveled the world and has been hailed as one of the best public speakers by various blue-chip companies ranging from Adidas, Audi, Unilever to BMW and all the major banks throughout South Africa.
Jo Anne Strauss – Corporate Conference MC has also MC’ed various charity events for members of royal families from HRH Princess Caroline and HSH Prince Albert of Monaco’s Amade Mondiale to HRH Prince of Wales, Prince Charles’s Wool Foundation initiative. View list of Premium Speakers
Since winning the Miss South Africa pageant in 2000, she has appeared on the covers of most of SA’s top magazines and also became the face of Lux– following in the footsteps of glamorous women across the globe from Marilyn Monroe to Ashwariya Rai.
Her sense of style has also won her various awards.
Jo-Ann is passionate about the welfare of the most vulnerable in society and has been appointed a celebrity advocate for UNICEF in 2015. She also works with Stop Hunger.
Now and designed a range of baby clothing with one of SA’s top clothing retailers channeling all the proceeds into feeding underprivileged families. Follow Jo-Anne on Twitter
Jo-Ann is married to an orthopedic surgeon and is the mother of a 1-year-old boy. She enjoys living a full life and strives for balance above all.