Fanie Brink is an agricultural economist with a masters degree in agricultural economics and with more than 40 years experience in the agricultural industry in South Africa. He was from 1988 to 2006 a senior economist and deputy general manager: research & development at Grain South Africa and is still very much involved in the agricultural industry as an agricultural economist, adviser and mentor..
Ilse is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com, the first-choice B2B news site in Africa. She is the former editor of Marketing & Media Africa at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing lifestyle and travel writer.
James Pietersen manages the South African wine portfolio for Wine Cellar and was enticed into the world of wine whilst studying law at the University of Stellenbosch. An encounter with some Château Lynch-Bages 1982 led to an epiphany and a life-long journey in wine ensued.
Justin Smith is head of the Woolworths Good Business Journey (Sustainability Programme). He is responsible for the strategy, structure and integration across the business to deliver its over 200 targets across transformation, social development, environmental issues and climate change..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com and one of our Lifestyle contributors. She is passionate about issues of inclusion, equality and diversity, the only SA finalist shortlisted for the Women in Marketing #WIMawards2017, and can be reached at ..
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...
Phillip Oosthuizen is the Head of Research and Economics at the Sernick Group. His primary objective will be to improve the various processes and products in the group's value chain by incorporating research results and innovative ideas..