Dylan Piatti

Senior Chief of Staff at Deloitte

Dylan Piatti currently serves as Senior Chief of Staff for the African Consumer & Industrial Products Industry group of Deloitte – the largest industry globally and on the continent – working with listed and private clients through the value chain from manufacturers to retailers. He is responsible for global and local stakeholder engagement, go-to-market strategy, operations, & driving a Pan-African industry growth strategy.

As a Board Member he Co-Chairs the Africa Ecommerce Forum (EFA) & Chairs the Africa Integration Portfolio; he also leads the future growth strategy for iconic Arts NGO MIDM; He’s facilitated discussions & been on panels with CEO’s, International & Government representatives, including the Africa Agri Investment Indaba (future of food production in Africa); the Future of Ecommerce in Africa; Africa’s development through export led growth & the future of Export Councils; and leveraging eCommerce & the Digital Economy for Africa’s economic development in partnership with the G20. He was part of the private sector delegation that presented the inaugural Esibayeni Declaration to the SADC 15 member state ministers, is involved with the NEPAD Business Foundation SABF Africa Industrialisation working committees, and sits on the national Treasury (Department of Telecommunications & Postal Services) Ecommerce working committee.

Dylan launched the inaugural SA Manufacturing competitiveness report ’13, and is currently running the 1st ever Pan-African MFG competitiveness project. He is co-Author of the African Powers of Retail & the African Powers of Consumer Products report (launching in March’17) Dylan is a qualified futurist (Cum Laude), focusing through the value chain from manufacturing to retail. As a Futurist Dylan provides scenario based, systemic thinking approaches to solutions in an uncertain, disruptive and exponential world.