Aadil Patel is a director and national practice head of the employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Aadil has broad experience in employment law and has acted extensively for various employers, both public and private entities.
Abigail Munroe is a freelance writer and editor, who graduated with a degree in Print Journalism, Media Studies and Anthropology from UCT. She has written for Women's Health magazine and currently freelances for TextBOX Conceptual Services, a Cape Town based agency that specialises in writing, editing and PR services for SMMEs.
Abram Molelemane is a journalism graduate at the Tshwane University of Technology. In 2011 he was nominated for the Record print journalist of the year award.
|Abram Molelemane and Anton Ressel|
Abram Molelemane is a journalism graduate at the Tshwane University of Technology. In 2011 he was nominated for the Record print journalist of the year award.
Adam Hunter is Group Communications Manager for South Africa's largest workspace specialist firm. The company comprises of more than 100 employees and has offices across the country, positioning them as the industry leaders.
Andrea Taylor is an senior associate in Employment at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Email Andrea at ..
Angelique Robbertse is Job Mail Product and Marketing Manager at Job Mail..
|Annelize van Rensburg|
Annelize van Rensburg is a director of Talent Africa, a leading executive search and talent company..
Antoinette is passionate about result-driven marketing, copywriting and powerful content! She writes for Youth Dynamix, a youth & family specialist research and marketing agency. To activate your brand in the youth market, contact or call 071 551 8200..
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.
Arno Kemp has spent more than fifteen years in human capital management and employee development roles across varied industries, including hospitality, banking and academia. Arno is an expert in the fields of adult learning, employee and management development, and human resources management global best practice, he also holds an MSc in Training and Human Resource Management from Leicester University in the United Kingdom..
Auguste Coetzer is Director, Executive Search, at Talent Africa, an alliance of Korn Ferry..
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with major marketing. He writes for several sites online such as Tech.co, Semrush.com, Tweakyourbiz.com, Socialnomics.net.
Brett Bowes is the managing director at TerraNova. He has a long history of strategic marketing and brand communications management in multinational companies.
Brigitte Brun is co-author of the new LexisNexis publication, The Practical Guide to the Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice..
|Bruce von Maltitz|
Bruce von Maltitz is currently the MD of 1Stream, a cloud-based contact centre technology provider. He has over 20 years experience in the service industry focusing specifically on contact centres for the last twelve.
|Candace (McDonald) Bosch|
Candace McDonald has her Masters in Communication and Media Studies. She is a Case Management Officer at CCMA.
Catherine Milward-Bridges is a passionate communication specialist and founder of simplyput.co.za. Catherine guides her clients in taking their engagement efforts from good to great; and helps them optimise social media with strategic know-how..
Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).
Chandrakumar BJG is an industry analyst in the Metals & Minerals Practice at Frost & Sullivan, South Asia & Middle East..
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..
Having joined the ad industry in London, Chris Brewer spent most of his career in media analysis and planning - but has performed just about every advertising task from Creative to Research. He's an honorary lifetime member of the Advertising Media Association and regularly advises agencies and clients regarding their media plan costs and strategies. He is also often asked to talk at industry functions. Email: .
Apart from being a corporate marketing analyst, advisor and media commentator, Chris Moerdyk is a former chairman of Bizcommunity. He was head of strategic planning and public affairs for BMW South Africa and spent 16 years in the creative and client service departments of ad agencies, ending up as resident director of Lindsay Smithers-FCB in KwaZulu-Natal.
In 2013 she was appointed as Director of Education with PBS College, and has changed the College's core direction from Credit Management into Leadership Development. Her goal is to ensure that all courses are aligned to SAQA regulations, and to bring personal development into the life of every working person..
Managing Director at Alerting the Media/ Lecturer at Boston Media House in Sandton.
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.
Daniel Munslow is a Principle Consultant at VMA Group and Director of Munslow Corporate Communications. He has 12 years' experience in business communications and consulting, and has worked across multiple industries in numerous African countries..
Daphne Stanford is a writer of many things: poetry, creative nonfiction, and songs for vox & piano. On her off time, she writes, hikes, sings, and reads poems over the FM airwaves at Radio Boise.
Deirdre Elphick-Moore, has an Honours Degree in Psychology and over 10 years of international experience in human capital management at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Co-founding The Office Coach in 2009, she now focuses on personal and workplace effectiveness training and development.
Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and author of the books 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and 'Relentlessly Relevant - 50 Ways to Innovate.' He helps brands to become the leading names in their industry through innovation and expert positioning. See him in action, or sign up for his free newsletter, at www.douglaskruger.co.za.
Ed Herbst is an author and a prize-winning reporter. He worked for SABC television news for 28 years but left in 2005 without other employment in prospect because of the pervasive news and other corruption at all levels of the corporation.
Strategist at Yellowood Future Architects.
Emmanuel Zvada is a motivational speaker who writes on his own, He is also CEO of 3rd Eye Human Capital Consultancy Group. For comments inbox or .
Eugene has written about travel, leisure, food, wine, marketing, media, television, film, music, theatre, personal development, books, and more for over 50 different websites, newspapers, and magazines. He also helps individuals and companies in the hospitality industry build stronger brands through effective content marketing. Follow @eugeneyiga on Twitter or email to say, um, hello..
Mission: To be recognised as an authority in the domain of online publishing, content creation and journalism. Career goal: To be appointed as editor of an online platform and/or print publication Email me at email@example.com or call me on 0760510790..
Director at The Institute of People Development.
Glenda Nevill is a journalist, editor and communicator with 25 years experience working in media. She worked for The Sunday Times in various roles for nine years.
Professional motivational speaker and life coach, Godfrey Madanhire is the driving force behind leading motivational company, Dreamworld Promotions. Through Dreamworld Promotions, and based on his life experiences merged with extensive knowledge of the concepts and skills around motivating and inspiring individuals, Godfrey has held seminars helping people grow and organisations such as MWeb, Engen and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants to build their workforces. Twitter @godfreyinafrica.
Graham Paulsen is a specialist consultant at Network Finance, a division of Network Recruitment..
Greg Brown is a director in Risk Management & Compliance Solutions at LexisNexis South Africa..
Greig Sinclair is a partner at Hobbs Sinclair Chartered Accountants..
Harry Welby-Cooke is a leading business and executive coach and South Africa's master licensee for global franchise company ActionCOACH. For more information visit www.actioncoachsa.co.za.
|Ilse van den Berg|
Ilse is a content creator and editor, currently travelling around Northern Italy. She is the former editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and is a contributing writer for the Bizcommunity Lifestyle section.
|Ina van der Merwe|
Ina van der Merwe is the CEO of Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE)..
Inez Moosa is an associate in the Employment Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
|Ingrid von Stein|
Communications strategist and brand relevance revolutionary.
Ivan is the co-founder and CEO of the Softline Group. His current role is that of CEO of Sage AAMEA which includes Softline/Sage in Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia.
Ivanna Granelli - a teacher by training - moved into the corporate world as an IT trainer at SAPPI and First Paper House between 1991 and 1993. She decided in 1994 to create a business that combined her twin passions for education and technology and established Can!Do with the vision of helping companies to unlock the business value of their ERP systems through end-user training..
Jackie Carroll is CEO at Media Works..
|Jacques van Wyk|
Jacques van Wyk is a director in Labour and Employment Law at Werksmans Attorneys. He was named as a recommended lawyer in Labour & Employment by the Legal500 (2010-2012), and co-authored 'Labour Law in Action - A Handbook on the new Labour Relations Act - 1997' with Frances Anderson.
|Jacques van Wyk|
COO of Ricoh SA.
James Hurford International Professional Speaker Bestselling Author
James has over 25 years of experience working in top London Advertising Agencies. He's been a creative on accounts such as; British Airways, British Telecom, Barclays Wealth, Mercedes Benz and Shell.
James now brings his communication and selling skills to individuals and businesses in South Africa and around the world.
Call: (+27) 074 254 5811
CEO at CRS Technologies.
James, a self-styled business fanatic with a passion for technology and writing. Having spent many years working in the city James has recently moved to a more rural area of the UK and now focuses his efforts on writing and expanding for portfolio..
Jana Krige is the lead copywriter at Lima Bean - a Cape Town-based digital agency specialising in brand strategy, content marketing, web design and web development..
Named by CEO publication as SA's most influential government businesswoman in the SME sector in 2012, she's big on vision, strategy and effective communication. Start with a successful business strategy and executive coaching consultancy to leading national brands...
CEO of NATIVE VML.
Jenny Reid is Managing Director of iFacts..
I believe in finding innovative ways to combat people risk in an organisation. This can be from pre-employment screening right through the HR process and through to exit interviews.
Jess is Retail Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Jimmy Tembo is the co-founder of Birdie Media, a marketing company that focuses on campaign marketing in the Mpumalanga area. At a personal level, he consults for franchises and non-franchise businesses.
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 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 has co-authored the best-selling book, "I am Talent", focusing on developing individuals' potential, self-mastery and career aspirations, has written numerous articles and presented at conferences, locally 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..
|John Mc Loughlin|
John Mc Loughlin is a visionary entrepreneur that has been involved in the setup and management of a number of start-up businesses. For the past seven years, he has been working towards changing the security landscape for SMEs in South Africa through his company, J2 Software, which provides solutions around reducing risk and improving compliance. John is an industry specialist and thought leader in the security space, and his particular areas of expertise lie in planning and strategising..
Juliette Attwell is Head of Marketing & Operations at Recruitgroup. Recruitgroup has won Careerjunction Recruiter of the Year in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 as well as Fast Growth Business of the Year at the National Business Awards 2014.
Jurgen Vogt is Head Internal Brand Engagement at HKLM..
Karen Burke is the President and Founder of Kare Products. Karen has over 30 years of expertise creating ergonomic furniture that helps avoid injury and promotes health for all types of discomfort and body sizes..
Katlego Ledimo is driven by learning and results keep a smile on her face. She is currently an Account Manager, working in the PR and Marketing Industry.
Kay Vittee is the CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions..
Kevin Liebenberg is the Managing Director of Actuate; a position he has held for the past 4 years. Before his arrival at Actuate, Kevin spent 9 years with Nedbank in various positions including strategic marketing, client value propositions, sales management, CRM, organisational development, change management and leadership development.
Managing Director, Khaliphani Communications.
Kirsten Caddy is an associate in the Employment law practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. She studied at the University of Pretoria and graduated cum laude in respect of both her BCom: Law and LLB degrees.
Kirsten Morgendaal is area director for Regus. She has been with Regus for eight years.
Laura Chiweshe is a Content Manager at CREACHA - a full service Agency, where, with the rest of the CREACHAs, they have embarked on a journey to creatively change the world..
Lauren is marketing manager at Paragon Interiors, an office design firm. She holds a Honours degree in Marketing Communications from the University of Johannesburg.
Lauren Salt is an associate in the Employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She loves word play and alliteration, and can be reached at ..
Lia Marus is the editor of HR Pulse, which is an online HR publication published by ITWeb. She has a BA in French, Italian and Linguistics from UCT, an MA in translation from Wits and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the Wits Business School.
Liane McGowan is the founder of Happy Monday CC..
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..
Lionel Moyal is Managing Director at Intervate - a T-Systems business unit in South Africa and the country's foremost provider of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions. For more information, please visit: http://www.intervate.com/Pages/default.aspx..
A journalist and editorial specialist in content development across print, online and radio platforms with a particular passion for entrepreneurship and SMME's..
Louise has been writing about the media, marketing and advertising industry in South Africa for 20 years. She was Editor of Bizcommunity.com; Editor-in-Chief of AdVantage magazine; edited The New Age newspaper weekly Media & Marketing Page; Editor of Marketing Mix magazine; Editor of Progressive Retailing magazine; and writes on the industry as a specialist columnist, trends commentator and speaker.
Louise Robinson is Sales Director at CG Consulting and Database360.
As Can!Do's managing director, Lyndsey Moorhouse oversees the delivery of high-impact ERP education solutions that help companies drive real ROI from their investments into applications. Lyndsey has been working in the ERP end-user education and change field for 20 years, 10 of those with Can!do Consulting.
|Lyndy van den Barselaar|
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
With over 15 years of experience in the tech, digital marketing and mobile solutions space, Hundermark co-founded specialist mobile solutions consultancy Useful & Beautiful. With a passion for developing mobile products that are aligned to business goals, Hundermark's appetite for keeping abreast of the latest industry trends is fast establishing her as an expert tech commentator and opinion leader in South Africa.
|Madelein van der Watt|
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..
Marí Lategan is an independent management consultant based in Cape Town, and the founder and owner of In Context, a strategy business consultancy. She has recently become an accredited facilitator of Reboot! and Disruptive Ideas.
Mario Landman is the head of the Institute of Logistics and Supply Chain Management..
Marion Scher (www.mediamentors.co.za) is an award-winning journalist, lecturer, media trainer and consultant with 25 years' experience in the industry. For more of her writing, go to her Bizcommunity profile or to Twitter @marionscher..
With an undying entrepreneurial spirit, Mark Orpen founded IPD in 2000. His main area of operation is currently governance, while his primary responsibilities include governance, finance, strategy and marketing.
Mark Taylor, chief executive officer (CEO) of Nashua Mobile, is an ICT industry veteran with more than two decades of experience. Prior to re-joining Nashua Mobile on 1 October 2012, Taylor was the managing director (MD) of Vodacom Payment Services (M-PESA) as well as managing executive for Vodacom's Supply Chain and Logistics divisions..
Mark Wijsman is a Career Consultant at Standing Out Career Coaching in Cape Town..
Matt Harris is a content writer at Feel Good Contacts Lenses. Matt has great experience in human resource services and has worked as an HR advisor for a large IT company.
Matthew Gray is client service director at cloud based e-recruitment company, Graylink. Passionate about the growth of digital and its role in rapidly changing business processes, Matthew has been at the forefront of solutions delivery, driving recruiting process change to Graylink's customer base, since the inception of the business in 2003..
Behold Mbongeleni Hlomuka. A slinger of words, a super content writer working on his cape.
Director at Grow Consulting.
Michelle Caldeira is the managing director of Blue Moon Corporate Communications, specialists in Integrated Employee Engagement. Blue Moon turns 25 in 2014, marking a quarter of a century of loving what we do!.
Talkwell specializes in harnessing the power of your most valuable asset, your staff and turns every interaction into a new opportunity to drive business, showcase your brilliance and create lasting relationships with customers..
Mike Stopforth is a Web 2.0 entrepreneur, writer and speaker. He heads up Cerebra (www.cerebra.co.za) – South Africa’s dedicated social and mobile media company, is a co-founder of blog aggregator Afrigator (www.afrigator.com) and a founder of the 27 Dinner movement (www.27dinner.com).
Mosima Selekisho is a Director of Johannesburg-based TALENT AFRICA, a leading executive search and talent management company and an alliance of Korn Ferry, the world's largest executive search business..
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...
Nicholas Preston is a senior associate in the Employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, specialising in employment law and litigation. He has a Master's Degree in Labour Law, and appears in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and High Court.
Niteske Marshall is the managing director of Network Recruitment, a division of the AdvTech Group..
Nkhensani Moyane is a Senior Client Service Manager at Glasshouse Communication Management and Non-Executive Director of Mazole Holdings. She manages the reputation management for major corporate clients within Glasshouse and has taken on the responsibility for the development of the junior team within the company. Not only do her talents lie in public relations and event management but she is also a linguist speaking six languages over and above her mother-tongue Portuguese..
Nokwazi Mzobe, Founder and Lead Consultant of Matoyana Business Solutions, a boutique business consulting company located in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is targeted at start-ups, small and medium enterprises across Africa..
Patrick Barker is a private client portfolio manager at Cannon Asset Managers..
Peter Davidson is a business analyst who loves to share entrepreneurship and marketing secrets with the world. Overcoming business challenges is his passion and he aspires to reach at the highest rung of this field..
Peter Townshend is managing director of Know More Waste, the environmental consultancy division of Know More. Know More is the research and consultancy arm of workplace specialists, Giant Leap.
I am passionate about retaining talented skilled women in an organisation. It makes good financial sense to assist women through their careers and into key decision making roles.
Pieter Scholtz is the Co-Master Franchisor for ActionCOACH in Southern Africa. The fastest growing and largest business coaching company globally.
Pieter Steyn is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
|Professor Paul Benjamin|
Professor Paul Benjamin has been at the cutting edge of labour law practice and policy for over three decades. He has worked at the Legal Resources Centre and the Centre for Applied Legal Studies and has been a director of Cheadle Thompson & Haysom Inc.
I'm a freelance writer, where my office is my bedroom and my platform is the World Wide Web. I'm still interested in the marketing game, but I get involved as a pen-monkey from behind my laptop.
Rhys Evans is the Director of ALCO-Safe, suppliers of superior drug and alcohol testing equipment and accessories throughout Africa.
A stalwart of the South African IT industry, Richard has been involved in the technology arena since 1989. With diplomas in Information Technology and Business Process Re-engineering, his successful career in IT has spanned various roles, including programming, IT implementation, and various management positions culminating in his current responsibilities as Chairman & CEO of MIP Holdings.
Richard Pemberton is an executive consultant in the Employment Law Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
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..
Rob Cooper is a tax expert and director of legislation updates and proposed legislation of Sage VIP..
Robert Reddick, an independent recruitment communications consultant with over 40 years experience of the industry gained both here and in the UK, was the co-founder of South Africa's first full-service recruitment ad agency, the genesis of what is today JSE-listed Adcorp..
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.
Passionate Marketing / Brand Strategist with substantial industry experience - Thrives on building and growing successful brands....
Rosalind Davey is a Partner at corporate law firm Bowman Gilfillan and obtained BA and LLB degrees from the University of Natal and was admitted as an attorney in 2002..
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..
passionate about human development, learner with insatiably curiosity, believer in community networks, strategically orientated and driven by a desire to do life well.
Sid Peimer is the executive director of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is Group Head: Content at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Sonwabise Sebata is a PR account manager at Positive Dialogue Communications. She has seven years' experience in public relations in both the public and private sectors..
Sophie Baker is the content producer at Biz4Afrika, a Microsoft-owned online hub providing help, information and networking opportunities for small businesses, through Kagiso Digital..
Steven Cohen is the MD of Sage One AAMEA (Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia).
|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..
Tamsyn Kiddle, Account Director at Connect Transmedia. She is a communications specialist.
Tauriq Moosa contributes to various business and news publications around the world. He is content writer at Cape Town-based digital marketing company Rogerwilco..
Telana helps bright, talented people have no regrets in life by being able to have the conversations that count..
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Tim Hill is a Publicist, Brand Manager and Co-owner at Tuned In Publicity (www.tunedinpublicity.co.za), a full service public relations consultancy specialising in building and maintaining positive reputation capital for South African artists and bands. Contact Tim on .
Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa..
Business Development at Boomtown.
Tralone is a writer, marketer, loves anything, marketing, brands and PR related. She has a BA communication degree and holds a post graduate diploma in Marketing (IMM).
|Val Bourdos Nichas|
Owner of VBN Consultants. A respected leader and visionary with solid business experience spanning nearly 30 years.
Verushka Reddy is a labour and employment lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright..
Content Manager at Technology and E-commerce website, Inforocked.com.
Vivian Warby is a senior freelance journalist for Bizcommunity.com in Cape Town. She can be contacted on ..
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 ..
Yusuf Begg is currently working as part of the MMA SA team (Mobile Advertising Association of South Africa) to establish mobile as an indispensable part of the marketing mix and to promote, educate, measure, guide and protect the mobile marketing industry worldwide. Contact Yusuf on and follow @D1g1boyB on Twitter..
Zimkhitha Mqutheni is the MD of Ukhanyiso Communications, a communications agency that focuses on assisting clients with cutting edge communications solutions and developing internal and external communication strategies and plans. Follow @ZimkhithaM on Twitter..