Nastassia Arendse is the host of the Classic Business Breakfast on Classic FM, which is South Africa’s foremost morning radio business show that focuses on breaking business news, expert analysis and investment insight. She has a passion for technology and innovation. Nastassia has been working in broadcasting for eight years and has experience in television and radio.
As a television anchor, she presented Closing Bell East Africa and Open Exchange on CNBC Africa. As a reporter, she covered global commodity markets for Mineweb, where she wrote articles that track changes and trends in the commodity space. The beat focused on how prospects for the global economy, interest rates and currencies influence investor decisions in relation to gold, precious metals, fixed income and equities. In 2015, she hosted a show called Africa’s visionaries for SkyTV, which aired in the United Kingdom. She has interviewed a range of business leaders, including Barclays CEO Maria Ramos, Bidvest founder Brian Joffe, Comair CEO Erik Venter and former Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano amongst others.