“We can’t choose where we come from but we can choose where we go from there”

Oyster Consulting is a communications, soft skills and networking consultancy
driven by the core values of passion, social
justice and leadership.


Albert Gumbo has been Head of HR and Corporate Affairs at SPAR Zimbabwe, Head of Marketing at MBCA Bank, now Nedbank Zimbabwe, Head of Marketing and Communications at AMSCO, a UNDP project with operations in 25 African countries. He is an accomplished communicator, published writer, soft skills trainer and guest speaker

Oyster Consulting is the publisher of Black Diamonds magazine, an online space sharing the stories of successful every day Africans for inspiration to Africans everywhere


Our greatest asset is our learning and teaching culture. We believe that, through our life-long learning attitude, we are in the best position to offer teaching points for human capital development as well as building company culture that supports brand building and credibility.

Albert Gumbo has headed up the Corporate Affairs of SPAR Zimbabwe, the SPAR Institute, Marketing division of MBCA Bank, a subsidiary of Nedbank in Zimbabwe, the Marketing and Communications for the African Management Services Company, a UNDP private sector project management in twenty five African countries. He is an accomplished communicator, published writer, soft skills trainer and guest speaker.

Oyster Consulting is the owner and publisher of Black Diamonds Magazine, an online and quarterly print magazine telling the stories of successful everyday Africans who can serve as an inspiration to Africans everywhere.


Our Training Programmes

Emotional Intelligence

The Leadership Engine

The Discipline of Market Leaders

Best in class customer care

Since 2013, Oyster Consulting has been tasked with managing the communications for the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI) under the programme support unit to the programme on behalf of the Department of Basic Education. As part of this function, Oyster Consulting performs the following tasks:writes speeches for dignitaries from the President, Minister of Basic Education, visiting Ministers, MECs and Mayors officiating at hand over events



  • Oyster Print House
  • 63 Umfolosi Road, Paulshof Johannesburg 2056
  • PO BOX 1423, Lonehill Johannesburg 2062