Amy Johnson - Amy Johnson is an Academic Officer at online education company, GetSmarter, which presents a portfolio of over 30 online part-time short courses to working professionals throughout South Africa. Amy is the principle content writer for the University of Cape Town Social Media short course.
Anja Hartman - Anja Hartman is the HR director of Sage VIP and has been involved in the Human Resources field for the past 20 years. Anja completed her BCom degree at the University of Stellenbosch then went on to graduate as an Honours student in Labour Relations..
Annie McWalter - With a background in Industrial Psychology, Social Entrepreneurship and the Sciences, Annie McWalter joined The Hope Factory as deputy CEO, to continue her passion to help address one of South Africa's most challenging problems: that of high failure rate of South African businesses..
Anton Ressel - Anton Ressel is an experienced business development consultant with a special focus on community-based businesses, emerging entrepreneurs, small-scale manufacture and the creative industries. He is an Associate Consultant at ED and CSI specialist at agency Fetola, which specialises in assisting emerging entrepreneurs, SMEs, grassroots projects and community based organisations to attain new levels of success through medium-to-long term business development programmes.
Bongani Mgaga - Bongani Mgaga was admitted as an attorney in October 2006 and joined Garlicke & Bousfield as a director in the Employment and Constitutional Law Department in 2011. Bongani is currently a member of the Durban Chess Club and chairperson of the Durban Metro Chess Academy.
Brandell Turner - Brandell Turner is Managing Director at Turner & Associates Attorneys. He is an admitted attorney and public service consultant.
Carla Enslin - Dr Carla Enslin is one of the founding members of Vega School of Brand Leadership and heads Vega's national team of Navigators (lecturers) across 4 campuses.
Catherine Milward-Bridges - Catherine Milward-Bridges is an Independent Communication Specialist and freelance writer, passionate about strategically sound, effective internal communication that shows agility and authentic people engagement. She has ten years' experience in the financial services arena, with the last seven spent steeped in perfecting her craft as a communicator.
Chemory Gunko - Chemory Gunko is the MD and creative director of Dsignhaus, a B2B marketing services agency with in-depth and specialist knowledge in the field of digital marketing. For more, go to www.dsignhaus.co.za, email her on or follow @dsignhaus on Twitter..
Cyndi de Vries - Cyndi de Vries is a 25-year-old Research Consultant at Interact RDT, a customer experience agency based in Melrose Arch. She's been in the research industry for about four years now and can't think of anything she'd rather do.
Deon Oberholzer - Deon Oberholzer is the co-founder and CEO of Veri-Com, a SANAS-accredited BEE verification agency. He has been involved with Black Economic Empowerment at various levels since 2004..
Douglas Kruger - Douglas Kruger has won the SA Championships in both a sporting pursuit and an intellectual one. He is a three-time winner of the SA National Skateboarding Championships, and a five-time winner of the Southern African Championships for Public Speaking.
Frank Reinelt - Frank Reinelt is senior director for Northern Europe and emerging markets of Mindjet..
Gavin Stansfield - Gavin Stansfield is director, employment practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. His areas of specialisation include all types of labour law including strikes and lock-outs, unfair dismissals, collective bargaining, unlawful competition and restraint of trade and occupational health and safety.
Grace Harding - Grace Harding is the founder and driver of grace consultancy. With over 25 years experience in both people practices (H.R) and marketing grace consultancy is the third business she has started from scratch.
Janine Lloyd - Janine Lloyd has been in the PR and marketing communications industry for 25 years, and now heads up Greater Than Johannesburg as managing director. In her career she has advised over 50 local and global businesses on PR and communications, as well as profiling for CEOs, executives and leaders.
Jaroslav Cerny - Jaroslav Cerny founded RDB Consulting. He leads a team of 35 employees and his goals are to further grow the business and build on the success they have accomplished thus far.
Johan Botes - Johan Botes is a director of Employment Law at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, a business law firm specialising in employment law and labour relations. Johan is an internationally accredited
change management practitioner.
John Capel - John Capel is executive director of the Bench Marks Foundation..
Karl Reed - Karl Reed is Chief Marketing & Solutions Officer at Elingo.
Kay Vittee - Kay Vittee is the CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions..
Kelly Marsh - Kelly is a blogger by profession. She loves writing, reading and travelling.
Keshni Pillay - Keshni Pillay is an Associate in the Employment Law Department of Bowman Gilfillan Inc. She graduated with an LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2008 and joined Bowman Gilfillan Inc as a Candidate Attorney in 2009.
Kevin Bassett - Kevin Bassett, a mobile communications specialist, is the founder and CEO of Floodgate Communications (2004). Floodgate (www.floodgate.co.za) specialises in mobile communication strategies that deliver solutions for marketing and advertising, corporate internal communications, call centres and customer queries.
Kevin Phillips - Kevin Phillips is the MD of idu Software. He is an entrepreneur who has built a successful business, and so has a solid understanding of the challenges and questions business owners face..
Lauren Ratcliffe - Lauren Ratcliffe is a strategic human resources consultant at The Fresh Group - a strategic human resources consultancy. She is extremely passionate and enthusiastic about communicating effectively with people, and empowering them to communicate even more effectively themselves.
Linda Trim - Linda Trim is the marketing and sales director of Giant Leap. For more information, call Giant Leap on +27 (0)11 880 1490 or visit www.giantleap.co.za..
Lindsay Grubb - As a writer, I'm doing what I love and loving what I do every day. I'm passionate about all forms of communication, whether it's the written word, visual messages, or compelling speeches.
Liza van Wyk - Liza van Wyk is the CEO of AstroTech Training..
Louise Worsley - Louise is currently the Director of PiCubed, a project management education and consultancy company based in Cape Town. With twenty years in a senior management role in the consultancy and education fields, sheis an expert in project and programme management.
Mark Gray - Mark Gray is head of Graylink. Graylink is a leading provider of cloud-based recruitment software to corporate Africa.
Mbali Ndandani - Mbali Ndandani is a communications professional with experience in brand, corporate, sponsorship and CSI communications with clients such as Hyundai, Kagiso Trust, Castrol and MTN. Contact Mbali on or follow @MbaliNdandani on Twitter..
Nicole Paulsen - Nicole Paulsen is associate, tax of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Nthabeleng Meso - I have been in Cape Town since 2003 to pursuit my dream of becoming an entrepreneur. I founded Mesong Web Design & Marketing Solutions, which offers web design and development, graphic design, marketing consulting and supply of marketing material.
Paddy Hartdegen - 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 12 books, edited a plethora of business-to-business publications and written for most of the major newspapers in South Africa..
Paul Fick - Paul Fick is the divisional MD of Jasco Enterprise. He became a part of the Jasco Group in 2010 with the merger of Spescom and Jasco.
Pierre Heistein - Pierre Heistein is the Course Convener for the online University of Cape Town Applied Economics for Smart Decision Making course at GetSmarter..
Portia Sokkie - Portia Sokkie is a Human Resources professional who has been in the working world since 1998 and has over 13 years human resource experience. Her industry proficiency ranges from banking, insurance, entertainment industry, consulting, health care and NGO.
Richard Mullins - Richard Mullins is the director at Acceleration. He opened Acceleration's Johannesburg office in 2000 and has played an instrumental role in the growth of Acceleration in South Africa..
Rob Cooper - Rob Cooper is a tax expert and director of legislation updates and proposed legislation of Sage VIP..
Rod Baker - 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.
Rowan Belchers - Rowan Belchers is the founder and CEO of The Fresh Group, a boutique consultancy specialising in the development of people - primarily in the corporate sector..
Su-Mari Du Bruyn - Su-Mari Du Bruyn is co-founder of the company Adapt To Change. She is a qualified HR practitioner and logistics specialist and is passionate about Continuous Improvement and people development..
Tasneem Mohamed - Tasneem has a diverse career spanning marketing, human resources and social and enterprise development. She has a BA in human resources management and communications from the University of Johannesburg and is a certified trainer and assessor.
Virgil Bethanie - I assist organisations and companies to create, enhance, restore and sustain value for stakeholders.
Yolandi Nortje - Yolandi Nortje heads up the project management and recruitment business units at privately-owned, broad-based IT company, Intuate Group. Contact Yolandi Nortje at +27 11 302 1200, +27 83 425 9754 or email ..
Yvonne Nhuta - Yvonne Nhuta is Editorial Content Developer at GetSmarter, an online education company, where she has co-written the part-time University of Cape Town Occupational Health and Safety short course, and assists with the writing of numerous other short courses. Contact details: tel +27 (0) 21 447 7565 | website www.getsmarter.co.za..