Andre Krause is the national distribution manager: Glacier Financial Planning and has worked in the financial services industry for the last 22 years. He obtained his postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning (CFP) through the University of the Free State and has been a member of The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI) since 2001..
Anton Harber, Wits University Caxton Professor of Journalism and chair of the Freedom of Expression Institute, was a Weekly Mail (now Mail & Guardian) founding editor and a Kagiso Media executive director. He wrote Diepsloot (Jonathan Ball, 2011), Recht Malan Prize winner, and co-edited the first two editions of The A-Z of South African Politics (Penguin, 1994/5), What is Left Unsaid: Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic (Jacana, 2010) and Troublemakers: The best of SA's investigative journalism (Jacana, 2010)..
Anton Ressel is an experienced business development consultant, mentor and SME specialist. He is the Senior consultant at ED and CSI specialist agency Fetola (www.fetola.co.za ), a winning mentor on the SAB Kickstart Entrepreneur Competition, and a published author across multiple publications.
Chemory Gunko is a seasoned Creative Director, a certified NLP Practitioner, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Practitioner, Energy ReSourcing Practitioner & Life Coach, among others. She works as a marketing consultant and provides copywriting, SEO, graphic design and Joomla! website services..
Chris Bohill is the vice president of consulting and product strategy at Biznet. Biznet specialises in supplier performance management (SPM), helping clients to optimise and continuously improve supplier's performance, by creating transparency, reducing risk and improving operational efficiency..
Cobus van Zyl is the Chief Operations Officer at Aggrey & Clifford, an independent, East African, brand-building agency. Their client base includes Vodacom Tanzania, Tanzania Breweries, The National Housing Corporation, and Azam TV to name but a few.
Craig Pheiffer is head of Private Client Asset Management at Absa. He studied at the University of the Witwatersrand and Unisa graduating with a BSc Computer Science (Wits), BCom - Economics, BCom Hons - Economics and MCom (cum laude) - Economics (Unisa).
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Adrian Saville is CIO of Cannon Asset Managers and he holds a Visiting Professorship in Economics and Finance at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. View Adrian's blog at Adriansaville.com or follow him on Twitter at @AdrianSaville..
Mike Sweeting is an experienced and entertaining international speaker on company valuations, exit strategies, succession planning and more, gleaned from 25 years with leading mergers & acquisitions specialist BCMS, a group of companies of which South Africa based Xigo is a member.
As director of international development, Mike is responsible for expanding BCMS' presence in key markets, giving him a unique insight into both universal laws and local customs of completing M&A transactions..
Gaelyn Scott is Director and Head of Intellectual Property at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) and has 17 years experience. She practises as an attorney in the intellectual property department and specialises in strategic brand management and the enforcement of intellectual property rights, both locally and internationally, with extensive experience in Africa.
Hugh Tyzack founded and manages www.guarantorloansdirect.com, in order to help people with bad credit obtain the loans they need. In addition to writing for his website, Hugh is an active pianist and enjoys all types of music.
Jed Hewson is a director at 1Stream (Pty) Ltd (www.1stream.co.za), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based contact centre technology in South Africa. He studied at York University and has spent the last 15 years in the IT industry.
Johann Koegelenberg is co-founder of the company Adapt To Change (www.AdaptToChange.co.za). He has extensive experience in operations management, quality, supply chain and continuous improvement and has a strong financial background..
John French is a communication strategist and communication skills coach with 20 years extensive experience in the communication training industry. John heads up Communication Guru, a communication skills training company operating both nationally and internationally.
John Harvey is Media Relations Consultant at Roger Wilco, an established, award-winning digital marketing agency based in Cape Town. He was weaned and came of age on a very unhealthy diet of newsprint and post-midnight deadlines - yet still comes back for more..
Keanan Reis is a communication consultant who develops solutions around New and Traditional Media, internal and external stakeholders. He is currently the Head of Strategy and MD for Ambigram Solutions.
Lize de la Harpe obtained her LLB degree in 2005 from the University of Stellenbosch, whereafter she completed her articles and was admitted as an attorney. During 2008 she completed a CFP qualification from the University of the Free State and joined Metropolitan Asset Managers as their legal adviser.
Madelein van der Watt is Development Manager at Sage Pastel Payroll & HR and a regular commentator in financial and business media, is an expert in areas of employee tax and legislative changes affecting payroll..
Coming from a Public Relations background, Mark is a devoted enthusiast of the internet. As a wordsmith, consultant and marketer, he aims to bring your ideas to life and attract the attention your organisation deserves.
Melissa Baird is a sustainability communication strategist at Ogilvyearth South Africa whose career has included multi-faceted marketing communications campaigns in traditional advertising, interactive television, web based marketing and book and magazine publishing..
Michael Stein (AdvDipTax (CapeTown), MCom (Natal) CA(SA)) is a tax consultant based in Johannesburg. He is the author of the LexisNexis publications, Stein on Capital Gains Tax and Estate Duty Principles and Planning, is a co-editor of Income Tax Reporter and the South African Income Tax Guide and is co-author of the fifth edition of Broomberg on Tax Strategy..
Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...
Paddy Hartdegen has been working as a journalist and writer for the past 40 years since his first article was published in the Sunday Tribune when he was just 16-years-old. He has written 13 books, edited a plethora of business-to-business publications and written for most of the major newspapers in South Africa..
Richard Marcus is a director in the Dispute Resolution practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, as well as a member of its Insolvency Unit. Richard has extensive experience in various aspects of corporate and commercial litigation, including urgent applications and arbitrations, including company and contract law disputes, insolvency and business rescue, and intellectual property.
Having been in the media industry for nine years, I have plenty of experience in every aspect of media, including writing, editing, proofreading, social media, and syndication. I also enjoy a challenge and love to widen my knowledge at every turn..
Rod Baker is Content Director at Bizcommunity.com. A journalist since before computers, he worked on a wide range of magazines and, in his youth, rose through the ranks from being a lowly and abused sub-editor, to a high and still abused editor and publisher.
Ross is the founding CEO of Advent Wealth. Following a Business, Economics and Finance Honours degree at Loughborough University, Ross qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant whilst working in Investment Banking in London.
With over 18 years' experience in visual communications, Sam brings a combination of linear and lateral thinking to the table. Her core ability is being able to conceptualise and bring visual elements to life on the page, whether in print or in pixel..
In a career spanning almost of a quarter of a century, Steven Cohen has only ever worked for one company. The company is today called Sage Pastel and was founded with partners Ivan Epstein and Alan Osrin in 1989.
Tim graduated from Cambridge in 1992, was a slave banker in London for 4 years, before getting involved in the European telecommunications industry in 1996 with LDI. In 1999, he went AWOL and moved to South Africa to set up Storm Telecom.
Tiny Carroll has over 20 years' experience in estate, tax and financial planning for clients. Prior to becoming an estate planning specialist at Glacier Financial Solutions, he was a senior legal analyst at Old Mutual.
Wade Witbooi completed his B.Com Business Management degree from the University of the Western Cape and joined Glacier by Sanlam as a graduate trainee in 2010. He has since held positions within Glacier's communications centre, operations department, and joined the investment administration team in 2011.
Yaniv Kleitman is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions, BEE transactions, mining law and debt and equity finance transactions.
Zinhle Matentji is the owner and managing director of headhunting company Search Specifics. She is motivated to transform the executive search industry through her belief that more can be done, and better.