About Angel Gomes
Angel Jones is CEO of Homecoming Revolution – the brain gain company for Africa.
She matriculated at Roedean in 1988 and was ViceHeadgirl.
With a BA degree (English & Economics) at UCT and a Postgraduate IAA diploma at AAA School of Advertising, Angel worked in London at M&C Saatchi, where she won 15 international creative awards.
Angel Jones was the CoFounder & Executive Creative Director of advertising agency, Morrisjones where she created the kulula.com brand. Morrisjones was voted Financial Mail’s Emerging Agency of the Year 2001, FM Small Agency of the Year 2002, and Finance Week’s Small Agency of the Year 2004 and 2005.. In 2010 Morrisjones was ranked 33rd in South Africa on the interim Fast Growth Top 100 list.
Acknowledged by Thabo Mbeki in the 2005 State of the Nation address, Angel was the winner of the Shoprite Checkers/SABC2 Woman of the Year award in the Media & Communications category in 2003. In 2005 Angel was a founding board member of the South African chapter of the Entrepreneur Organisation. She was also a finalist in the 2007 Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Awards in the Emerging Category.
Angel was a board member of Roedean School Johannesburg from 2008 – 2014 and was the Keynote Speaker at the Roedean Centenary Celebration in 2004.
She has been published in SA:Reasons to Believe; SA More Good News; SA’s Most Promising Companies 2005 and Inspirational Woman at Work.
In 2012, Angel was voted as a New Generation Leader for Africa by ALN in 2012.
Angel is married to Carlos Gomes, they have a 12 year old daughter at Roedean, Lulu, an 8 year old son at St. John’s, Samuel, two cats and three chickens.