Company Profile:

Delia Thompson started The Communication Academy after receiving an ATCL & LTCL Speech and Communication (Teaching Diploma) from the Trinity College of London, which is associated to Cambridge University.

Since its inception in 1999 The Communication Academy has offered focused communication skills training to Executives and Professionals in a cross section of industry throughout Africa.

The Communication Academy is based in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape but operates Nationally as well as throughout Africa.

Delia has worked with many high profile South Africans

Including Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi

The Communication Academy is committed to improving professional communication and customer service within the African business and academic environment. It is the belief in, and commitment to, genuine client behavior, backed by carefully researched and updated training material, that has been the foundation on which the company is based.

The Communication Academy has done training with most of South Africa's Blue Chip companies, Government Departments, Business Leaders, Academic Institutions, as well as prominent sportsmen.

The company is based in Gauteng but operates throughout Africa. Our team of talented, qualified facilitators have offered their exceptional services to a wide range of clientele in the following countries: Zambia - Nigeria
- Uganda -
South Africa
- Lesotho - Botswane – Namibia - Mozambique

All levels of business executives throughout the private and government sector within South Africa and Africa have successfully completed the courses offered by The Communication Academy.

These included:

Selby Baqwa- The Public Protector

"Bad" Brad Wood- Big Brother Contestant

Matabiso Lepona - Lesotho Cabinet Minister

Jean-Denis Royere - CEO Total SA

Prince Mungusuthu Buthelezi - Head of the IFP


ManyGovernmentOfficials, Spokesmen andParliamentaryWhips

Various CEOs, Directors, Ministers from Nigeria, Uganda, Lesotho, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and Mozambique

The Communication Academy focuses on Public Speaking with Confidence and Effective Use of the Voice, with a strong belief in the importance of Confident Communication and the impact it has on an individual's performance and self-confidence.

Nedbank Business Achiever Award July 2008


To improve and better communication skills among business executives at all levels throughout Africa.


To ensure that training is consistently updated through intensive research in order to meet the needs of business executives in an ever-changing business environment.


To ensure that people realize their full potential, and to ensure that as Africans we can all learn to communicate with confidence.

To constantly improve service to clientele throughout Africa.

To stay on the forefront of research, keeping abreast with a developing business and academic environment.

Our team of talented, dedicated, qualified individuals have offered their exceptional services to a wide range of clientele over the years, with exceptional results and client satisfaction.