“Thank you very much for being with us at The Owners Forum Middle East & Africa 2019. It was a true privilege to have you and Mr. De Klerk share your insights on ‘South Africa Yesterday and Today’. Your thoughtful contribution provided a valuable perspective for dialogue at The Owners Forum Middle East & Africa 2019 and has received very positive feedback from our participants.”
– Paul Dietze, The Owners Forum (November 2019)

“Your contribution to democracy is enormous. You have far more support for all you have done than you might ever read about.”
– President Nelson Mandela (2007)

“A leader whose dynamism and capacity for analysis keeps everyone on their toes.”
– President Nelson Mandela

“No one since Nelson Mandela did more to establish democracy in South Africa.”
– Premier Helen Zille

“I am certain that all of us will miss his lively engagement as a party leader in the public debate … indeed he has the bark of a bull terrier!”
– President Thabo Mbeki (15 February 2007)

” Congratulations, Tony. You have done a fantastic job as Ambassador.”
– Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

“Thank you Mr Leon. This was definitely our best conference ever. Thanks to the part you played and for sharing your truly great story with us. Look forward to many more occasions together.”
– Brett Levy, Joint MD, Blue Label Telecoms Ltd

“This is just a short note to say thank you for making our client evening a truly memorable one. The feedback from our clients was extremely complementary both on content, insight and entertainment value!”
– Rick Lupini, Investec

“Thanks for the amazingly clear and balanced way you articulated so many of the complex issues that are ‘around’ at the moment, and for providing some hope in a somewhat bleak time.”
– Peter Golding, Chief Executive, Pam Golding Commercial

“A great pleasure and my sincere  appreciation to you for a wonderfully entertaining, incisive and interesting talk you gave to my colleagues and I.”                                                                           – Barry Wickins, CEO, Southey Holdings (Pty.) Ltd

“It was a privilege to see you in action with the Public Protector. Your anecdotes and fast-paced questions made the event much more enjoyable than the mind-numbing match currently going on with England and Afghanistan. The audience were hanging on to every word said, and it was due to your method of interviewing Thuli that made the evening.”
– Craig Nudelman, Head of Media and Public Affairs, Cape SA Jewish Board of Deputy

“A very sincere THANK YOU for being such a splendid guest speaker at our recent lunch. You were brilliant. I am very honest if I say that you have been the best and most eloquent, suave, interesting and entertaining speaker since I have been chairman for the past two and a half years. You are a real star. ”
– Anet Pienaar Vosloo, Chairperson of the Adele Searll Ladies Club

“As for Tony Leon? The man is the best thing to have happened to the media in the past many years, particularly over the course of the nastiest political analysis in the history of our young democracy. His turn of phrase is impeccable, and his analysis without any trace of prejudice. Through political analysis Tony may make up for what he lost in active politics. ”
– Xolela Mangcu, analyst and columnist.

“An eloquent patriot to the tips of his fingers.”
– Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP (28 Nov 2006)

“Thank you once again….You were instrumental in our Corporate Breakfast being an enormous success. The leading business people in Port Elizabeth loved you!!! … You were so eloquent, appropriate, accommodating and entertaining! You are truly a celebrity and have illustrated that you are a man for all seasons. We wish you a triumphant future outside of mainstream politics.”
– Yvonne Pieterse Gutsche, Director, Emerald Rising Investments (Pty) Ltd