Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp, a privately-owned small business Prosperator in South Africa, accredited as a Centre of Excellence by the UK-Government approved Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI). In 2008, Raiz was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and in 2011 he was appointed for the first time as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship, making him one of 15 world experts in the field..
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..
Nick Muller is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. Nick has over 30 years' experience in all forms of court litigation and dispute resolution involving all aspects of South African and international law, including, among others, all forms of construction disputes, brand protection and product liability.
Having graduated from UCT with a Bachelor of Architecture, Ori Saban's passion for the built environment and renewable energy together with his keen eye for aesthetics saw him join his father at AGS Solar as chief architect and managing director. Ori's hands-on approach sees him doing designs and installations as well as strict quality control on site..
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..
Robert Blackbeard is the owner of Steel Studio. He specialises in the manufacture and installation of stainless steel and glass balustrades, staircases and pool enclosures in both commercial and residential applications..
Stefano Contardo is developments executive at Improvon, a company that specialises in creating tailor-made building solutions suited to the specific needs of businesses looking for office, industrial and warehousing space..
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