Nkopane is Business Development Director for Abundant Media Pty Ltd, responsible for The Media Connection and The Brand Connection.

Prior to joining Abundant Media , Nkopane was the COO of the State Owned Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA), a position he held successfully managing a development fund of over R80 million aimed at providing start-up capital to community radio , print and TV throughout the country. He has in his tenure at the MDDA contributed to the achievement of a clean and unqualified audits from the Auditor General and the success of the Agency.

Nkopane was awarded a certificate of excellence by the National Community Radio Forum (NCRF) for the period that he served as the organisation’s CEO. He is a part time Radio Management lecture at Wits University faculty of Journalism. He has also authored and co-authored a number of Community Media tool-kits and booklets published by the GCIS, MDDA, AMARC and DBSA as well as Community Radio Management NQF level 5 training curriculum accredited by MICT-SETA.

Nkopane holds a Media Management Diploma from AAA school of Advertising, a M.A.P and P.D.M from the University of the Witwatersrand Business School (WBS).