Michael Avery

Michael Avery

Panel moderator


Michael Avery is a financial journalist and broadcaster with over a decade’s experience covering financial markets. First, with the late veteran financial columnist and publisher David Gleason, and most recently his daily business show, Classic Business, broadcast on Classic 1027 and Fine Music Radio.

Avery edits the country’s premier private equity publication, Catalyst and was the driving force behind the country’s first ever Water-Energy -Food nexus event, the SA Water, Energy & Food Forum (SAWEF).

He has also had forays into mass newspaper publishing with the now defunct Second Business and has a Dionysus like affection for all things grape.

Avery holds a B.A. Journalism from the University of Johannesburg