South Africa

Aa-isha HassiemAa-isha Hassiem

Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Adam ByarsAdam Byars

Adam is an experienced businessman in the creative industry with a demonstrated history of working both locally and internationally in the marketing and branding industry, building key customer engagement experience in my early years on both brand and trade with BAT SA before switching to agency....

Ahmore Burger-SmidtAhmore Burger-Smidt

Director at Werksmans Attorneys. Main Practice areas: • Africa • Competition Focus: • Competition Law and Data privacy • Appearances before Competition Commission, Competition Tribunal and Competition Appeal Court • Obtaining approval for mergers and takeovers from the competition authorities • Former Deputy Commissioner of the South African Competition Commission • Named as a recommended lawyer in Competition by Chambers Global (2017 and 2018). Education: • BCom (University of North West) • LLB (University of North West) • MBL (UNISA) Received Old Mutual medal.

Aimée Wesso-RobertsAimée Wesso-Roberts

Aimée Wesso-Roberts works for the JSE-listed AfroCentric Group..

Alan CampbellAlan Campbell

Alan Campbell is Sales and Marketing Director at ANEW Hotels & Resorts..

Albert MakoengAlbert Makoeng

Head of Sales at TheSalt.

Alison GrovesAlison Groves

Alison Groves is regional director at WSP in Africa. Groves has been involved in the 'green' movement in South Africa since its inception in 2007 and is a Green Star accredited professional..

Allon RaizAllon Raiz

Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp. 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.

Amanda CromhoutAmanda Cromhout

Amanda is the founder & CEO of Truth. Amanda's extensive experience in the field of Loyalty & CRM has put Truth at the forefront of loyalty in South Africa.

Amelia BeattieAmelia Beattie

Amelia Beattie is chief executive of Liberty Two Degrees (L2D)..

Ancel DraaiAncel Draai

Ancel Draai is the MD for Applico Training, a Sage Solutions Training Provider.

Andre CilliersAndre Cilliers

Andre is the Currency Risk Strategist at TreasuryONE. Andre's career in treasury spans more than 30 years.

Andrea EllensAndrea Ellens

Brand and Marketing Strategist at Trade Intelligence.

Andrew BourneAndrew Bourne

Andrew Bourne is Zoho's regional manager for the Africa region and is based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing and has spent the last five years focusing on the implementation and testing of various business technologies.

Andrew GoldingAndrew Golding

Andrew Golding is the chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group..

Andrew van ZylAndrew van Zyl

Andrew van Zyl is managing director at SRK Consulting.

Anja van BeekAnja van Beek

Anja van Beek is an independent leadership consultant, talent strategist and coach..

Ashleigh ButterworthAshleigh Butterworth

Ashleigh Butterworth, Marketing Manager, FundingHub..

Auguste (Gusti) CoetzerAuguste (Gusti) Coetzer

Operating since 1990, Auguste (Gusti) Coetzer is the doyenne of executive search in the Sub-Saharan Africa recruitment industry and is the founder and CEO of People Power Placements SA (Pty) Ltd, trading as Auguste Coetzer Executive Recruitment..

Avsharn BachooAvsharn Bachoo

Avsharn Bachoo is the group technology director for Afrocentric group, South Africa's largest health administration and medical risk management solutions provider. He is a computer scientist and tech strategist with a unique blend of world-class scientific experience and deep technical expertise in digital transformation, software architecture, data analytics, cloud computing and DevOps..

Billy Tom

CEO at Isuzu Motors SA.

Bobby MadhavBobby Madhav

Bobby Madhav is head of trade and structured trade and commodity finance at FNB. He has been in the FirstRand group since 1983..

Brendan SeeryBrendan Seery

Brendan Seery has been in the news business for most of his life, covering coups, wars, famines - and some funny stories - across Africa. Brendan Seery's Orchids and Onions column ran each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town..

Brendon WilliamsonBrendon Williamson

Brendon Williamson is the Managing Director at PayFast and PayGate. A veteran of the payments and e-commerce industry, Williamson has over 20 years' experience in sales, marketing, and online fraud management - with a background in online gaming and e-commerce transaction management.

Brian EagarBrian Eagar

Brian Eagar is the founder and group CEO of TowerStone. From being voted as the naughtiest kid most likely to fail at school, Eagar found success in the information and technology sector as a young sales and marketing executive, culminating in an executive sales and strategy role for one of the Siemens businesses based in Germany.

Bryce O’DonnellBryce O’Donnell

Bryce O’Donnell is the managing director at Abcon Developments..

Candy DempersCandy Dempers

Candy Dempers has loved all things media for twenty-three years. A sales and marketing specialist, her first love was radio and bringing brands and platforms together..

Carey van VlaanderenCarey van Vlaanderen

Carey van Vlaanderen is CEO of ESET Southern Africa. ESET is a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers and is dedicated to delivering instant, comprehensive protection against evolving computer security threats..

Carien du PlessisCarien du Plessis

After spending her student days at political rallies, campus newspapers, and in lecture halls, and after an extended overseas working holiday, Carien du Plessis started newspaper reporting in 2003, pissing off (the issue of female dogs apply here) and even pleasing some of her subjects. In 2011 she crossed the floor to work for the Daily Maverick and in November 2011 she became senior political reporter at City Press.

Carl WilloughbyCarl Willoughby

Chief creative officer at Hunt Lascaris.

Carla GontierCarla Gontier

Strategy Director at Point Group: Iconic Collective.

Carmen SchaeferCarmen Schaefer

I believe in idea-driven, stylish and sustainable design..

Catherine WijnbergCatherine Wijnberg

Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).

Celeste SirinCeleste Sirin

Celeste Sirin is an employer branding specialist, speaker, facilitator and founder of Employer Branding Africa which aims to develop employer banding best practice in South Africa by educating South African leaders. She is a leading authority in positioning and elevating employer brands for companies, offering extensive insight into local, African and international employer branding trends..

Cesar VacchianoCesar Vacchiano

President & CEO at SCOPEN.

César VacchianoCésar Vacchiano

Vacchiano graduated from Madrid Complutense University in Economics and Tourism. After participating in several seminars in Business Administration and Management in USA (UCLA and YALE) he started working as a consultant....

Charles SibotoCharles Siboto

Charles Siboto is a delightful, youngish person. He firmly believes that kindness matters and cannot abide people who are asshats..

Charlie WannellCharlie Wannell

A stint outside the advertising world saw Charlie own her own "Scrapbooking" business. But the excitement of advertising and radio continued to call and she returned to Radmark in 2010 as Marketing Manager.

Chelsea OwensChelsea Owens

Chelsea Owens is the client service director at Incubeta SA. A results-oriented digital media marketer, she has accumulated significant industry experience working across a range of verticals..

Cheryl ReddyCheryl Reddy

Cheryl Reddy is CEO at Eclipse Communications. and is responsible for the agency’s strategic direction and to continuously achieve its mandate of people, client and agency growth across the full spectrum of services and business units in the agency’s four offices in South Africa..

Cherylann SawyerCherylann Sawyer

Managing partner at Ogilvy Digital, Cherylann Sawyer is a seasoned strategist with a tenure spanning 18 years in the technology and digital media sector. She has earned a formidable reputation by collaborating with a diverse range of international brands in the finance, FMCG, and Telco sectors.

Chloë LoubserChloë Loubser

Chloë Loubser is a knowledge and learning lawyer in Bowmans’ Cape Town office Employment and Benefits Practice. She specialises in the employment law aspects of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; drafts employment contracts, policies and procedures; and advises on dismissals and corporate retrenchments, agreements and restraints of trade..

Chris BlairChris Blair

Chris Blair, Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Pay Solutions Group (Pty) Ltd, has consulted to over 500 organisations - both in Southern Africa and internationally. Chris holds a BSC Chem.

Christele ChokossaChristele Chokossa

Christele Chokossa joined Euromonitor as a research associate in July 2016. She is currently a consultant and focuses on Western European and African channels' distribution and digital consumer services.

Chrysa KaramanidiChrysa Karamanidi

Chief Innovation Officer at Upstream.

Ciaran McKiverganCiaran McKivergan

Ciaran Mckivergan is the founder and managing director at 8909. Founded in 2015 by Mckivergan, 8909 is a digital agency that believes that human behavioural psychology and meaningful digital data should be the starting point for any effective marketing campaign, and data should be used as a continual benchmark to evaluate ongoing success..

Clinton AbbottClinton Abbott

Clinton Abbott is the senior vice president and head of product management at SunTec. Abbott comes with 25 years of experience of working with multiple core banking platforms across organisations such as Arise and Standard Bank group.

Craig HannabusCraig Hannabus

Craig is the strategy director at Rogerwilco. His most recent career history, which spans more than 15 years, is dominated by digital - before that he worked in logistics..

Craig SchwabeCraig Schwabe

Craig Schwabe is a geospatial specialist at Africascope, and focuses on the use of accessibility methods in the optimizing of government services and retail outlets. Over more than 12 years he has assisted companies in the motor industry as well as the financial and retail sectors with optimizing their retail networks.

Dale HeferDale Hefer

Dale Hefer is CEO of the IMC (Integrated Marketing Council) which incorporates, Africa's foremost integrated marketing conference, the Nedbank IMC..

Danette BreitenbachDanette Breitenbach

Danette Breitenbach is a marketing & media editor at Bizcommunity.com. Previously she freelanced in the marketing and media sector, including for Bizcommunity.

Daniel DercksenDaniel Dercksen

Daniel Dercksen has been a contributor for Lifestyle since 2012. As the driving force behind the successful independent training initiative The Writing Studio and a published film and theatre journalist of 40 years, teaching workshops in creative writing, playwriting and screenwriting throughout South Africa and internationally the past 22 years.

Daniella GrahamDaniella Graham

David LichtensteinDavid Lichtenstein

Co-Founder & CEO at Superhuman Sales.

Dean KrielDean Kriel

Dean Kriel, strategist at RAPT Creative, is a seasoned strategist with a passion for exploring emerging trends and innovations in communications..

Debbie HathwayDebbie Hathway

Debbie Hathway is an award-winning writer, with a special interest in luxury lifestyle (watches, jewellery, travel) and the arts..

Dina BiagioDina Biagio

Dina is a Patent attorney with BSc (Physics), BSc (Elec Eng), and LLB degrees. She is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Qualified in 2002, Dina has over two decades of experience, primarily in commercial transactions relating to IP, including licensing, manufacturing, supply and distribution, technology transfer and collaboration agreements, IP audits, etc..

Dono WhiteDono White

Dono White is the strategic planning director at VMLY&R and WPP BAV South Africa champion..

Dorcas Dube - LondtDorcas Dube - Londt

Dorcas is the National Marketing and Communications Manager for Citizen Leader Lab. She holds a Masters in Strategic Communication, Honours in Strategic Communication and a BA Corporate Communication all obtained from the University of Johannesburg.

Dr Andrew GoldingDr Andrew Golding

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, was originally in private practice as a General Practitioner on the Atlantic Seaboard from 1991 to 1996, after which he joined the family business as MD in 1996, followed by his present position..

Dr Carla EnslinDr Carla Enslin

Dr Carla Enslin is head of postgraduate studies & research at The Independent Institute of Education's Vega School. Carla's interest and experience in brand building includes the design and implementation of brand identity systems and brand alignment strategies.

Earle HolmesEarle Holmes

PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.

Eugene YigaEugene Yiga

Eugene graduated from the University of Cape Town with distinctions in financial accounting and classical piano. He then spent over two-and-half years working in branding and communications at two of South Africa's top market research companies.

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Group Editor: Retail and Lifestyle.

Faeeza KhanFaeeza Khan

She researches and writes weekly trend observations which delve into the key business and consumer trends that are on their radar. Faeeza combines her background in Actuarial Science and Fashion Design to keep track of a broad spectrum of trends and issues that impact business and society.

Filum HoFilum Ho

Filum Ho is the CEO of Apollo Studios. He was previously CEO of South African auto parts and glass specialists Autoboys.

Francois Smit

We sell computers, printers, laptops and most peripherals. We also do installations of networks and troubleshooting and fixing of computers and printers..

Gail SchimmelGail Schimmel

Gail Schimmel is the CEO of the Adverting Regulatory Board. She has a BA (Hon) LLB LLM, and is an admitted attorney.

Gavin KellyGavin Kelly

Gavin Kelly is CEO of the Road Freight Association..

Ged NooyGed Nooy

Ged Nooy, general manager of Field Force, a division of Provantage, has worked in the South African and international consumer goods industries for almost two decades..

Geoff CohenGeoff Cohen

Geoff Cohen is a founding partner of DYDX, a digital transformation agency. Previously he headed media and marketplace businesses at Naspers subsidiaries..

George MienieGeorge Mienie

CEO of AutoTrader South Africa.

Gillian RightfordGillian Rightford

Gillian's CV is a mix of marketing, strategy, advertising, and leadership. She obtained a Business Science (Honours) degree in Marketing from UCT, worked in marketing strategy consulting, then headed into the creative world, doing account management and strategy for below and above the line agencies, before becoming co-founder and managing director of Hercules/DMB&B, and then group managing director of Lowe Bull....

Gisela KrugerGisela Kruger

Gisela Kruger is the Communication Manager and Business Integrator (BCorp) at Danone Southern Africa. She operates as part of the extended leadership team and within a very lean corporation has allowed her to move beyond the standard communication role and refine her skills as project manager on multiple campaigns..

Glenn GillisGlenn Gillis

Glenn Gillis is the managing director of Sea Monster Entertainment, one of South Africa's pre-eminent animation, gaming and augmented reality companies. He has a Business Science degree from UCT and has been an entrepreneur, hired gun, and consultant with growing, knowledge-intensive businesses around the world for over 25 years..

Gordon HooperGordon Hooper

Gordon Hooper is the Managing Director of Bateleur Brand Planning, a market research company he co-founded in 1988..

Graeme PalmerGraeme Palmer

Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..

Graham DeneysGraham Deneys

Graham Deneys is the chief strategy officer at Dentsu Media Brands..

Grant LappingGrant Lapping

Lapping joined the +OneX team in May 2021 after the company he founded in 2012, DataCore Media, was acquired by +OneX, a new-age solutions and systems integrator. He manages the digital media and marketing team within +OneX.

Grant SmeeGrant Smee

Grant Smee is the managing director of Only Realty Property Group..

Greg Bailie

Greg Bailie is the Head of Growth & Innovation at the Influencer Division of Nfinity Media..

Greg MaruszewskiGreg Maruszewski

Over the past 20 years at Volvo, Maruszewski challenged conventions and managed to pave a journey for Volvo to showcase its innovation. He is a man of vision who is always looking for ways to move with times and that fits well with what Volvo stands for..

Guy StehlikGuy Stehlik

Guy Stehlik is the CEO and founder of BON Hotels and Director of BON Hotels International West Africa. Having vast experience in all aspects of Hotel Management as well as having owned his own hotels, Guy created BON Hotels as an "owner-staff-community-guest" centric company to herald in and define an exciting new era in hotel management..

Hanno BothaHanno Botha

Marketing Communications Manager at Ford SA.

Harry ScherzerHarry Scherzer

Harry Scherzer is the chief executive officer of Future Forex..

Harry Welby-CookeHarry Welby-Cooke

Leading business and executive coach and SA's Co-Master Licensee for global franchise company - ActionCOACH. For more information visit www.actioncoachsa.co.za.

Hayley Ivins-DownesHayley Ivins-Downes

As head of digital at Lightstone, Hayley's core focus is creating a customer-centric digital experience. She leads her team with fervour, harnessing over two and a half decades of experience to find bespoke solutions that address Lightstone's clients' precise needs..

Heather CaseyHeather Casey

Head of Marketing at Investec Group.

Henda Scott

Henda Scott is Senior UX Writer at HELM.

Ima PeterIma Peter

PR Professional with over 15 years of experience working across Consumer and Corporate clients..

Imran SalieImran Salie

Bizcommunity Editor: Automotive, Entrepreneurship, Education.

Iniel DreyerIniel Dreyer

Iniel Dreyer is managing director of Data Management Professionals South Africa (DMP SA), a European specialist in complete solutions for secure and reliable data management. He is passionate about Information Technology and started his career working in a Personal Computer (PC) upgrade centre but gained extensive international experience early on in his career working on a number of international projects..

Jacques BurgerJacques Burger

CEO at M&C Saatchi Abel South Africa.

Jacques du BruynJacques du Bruyn

Jacques Du Bruyn is the Managing Director of Flume, a full-service Digital & PR Marketing Agency based in Johannesburg and Cape Town. He is a UJ and Vega School graduate with an honours degree in Brand Strategy..

James CloeteJames Cloete

Group chief creative officer at RAPT Creative. He has 20 years of TTL agency experience and loves leading and growing people and building brands and big ideas..

Janice SparkJanice Spark

Janice Spark is a managing partner at advertising and PR agency Idea Engineers (Facebook; @ideaengineerssa). Spark, a founding member of Idea Engineers, has directed the marketing efforts of leading global organisations for over 20 years.

Jarred CinmanJarred Cinman

As the Joint CEO of VMLY&R South Africa, Jarred leads both the Johannesburg and Cape Town offices. He oversees the inner workings of the agency, managing all departments from a business, HR and operational point of view.

Jean-Paul RuddJean-Paul Rudd

Jean-Paul Rudd is a partner in Adams and Adams' personal injury and insurance departments. He specialises in civil litigation with special emphasis on personal injury related matters, which includes Road Accident Fund, medical negligence, slip and fall and wrongful arrest claims, professional indemnity matters, and insurance related matters..

Jeff RyanJeff Ryan

Jeff Ryan is the MD for AWCape, a Sage Business Partner and has over 20 years of experience. He has extensive strategy and technology consulting, project management and business development experience in multiple industries.

Johan BotesJohan Botes

Johan Botes is Head of the Employment Practice for Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg. He has a Master's Degree in Labour Law, and regularly appears in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and High Court.

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

Johan is a digital marketing transformation specialist helping brands on their transformation towards digital marketing maturity..

Johanna McDowellJohanna McDowell

MD of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS), and partner in Scopen Africa, with a background that includes being on both the agency and the client side of the fence, Johanna McDowell is well-placed to offer commentary on marketing and advertising in the South African and international contexts. She built her career in marketing and advertising since 1974, holding directorship in both SA and British advertising agencies.

John HudsonJohn Hudson

John Hudson is Head of Agriculture at Nedbank..

John JackJohn Jack

John Jack is the chief executive officer at Galetti Corporate Real Estate..

John LoosJohn Loos

John Loos is Property Sector Strategist: FNB Commercial Property Finance.

Jonathan CherryJonathan Cherry

Jonathan Cherry is a futurist and business strategist who works with organisations to design better strategies that effectively create a significant competitive advantage. Over the past 20 years he's worked with retailers such as Yuppiechef, Woolworths and Kitchen Warehouse (Australia), has an MPhil Futures Studies from Stellenbosch University and is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. ..

Joon ChongJoon Chong

Joon Chong is a partner in the Tax Practice at Webber Wentzel..

Jordan MajorJordan Major

Jordan Major is the strategy lead for culture and innovation at RAPT Creative. He believes in the power of collaborating with culture to connect brands to their customers..

Judith MiddletonJudith Middleton

Judith Middleton is the CEO of DUO Marketing and Communications.

Judith Mugeni

Judith Mugeni is the co-founder, chief strategist and managing partner of Ganizani Consulting Services, a strategic marketing and tech firm. Her passion lies in the integration of all marketing activities.

Kagiso MahlanguKagiso Mahlangu

Kagiso Mahlangu, partner: director and head of real estate and conveyancing at CMS South Africa.

Kagiso TloubatlaKagiso Tloubatla

Kagiso Tloubatla is the co-founder of South African investment company, SV Capital..

Kalane Rampai

Managing Director at Microsoft South Africa.

Karabo LedwabaKarabo Ledwaba

Karabo Ledwaba is a Marketing and Media Editor at Bizcommunity and award-winning journalist. Before joining the publication she worked at Sowetan as a content producer and reporter.

Karen WelgemoedKaren Welgemoed

Director / Owner at Goldfish Communications.

Kate MollettKate Mollett

Kate Mollett is senior regional director at Commvault, Africa South and East..

Kate StubbsKate Stubbs

Kate Stubbs is the current group business development and marketing director for the Interwaste Group which forms part of Séché Environment, an international environmental solutions business..

Katja HamiltonKatja Hamilton

Katja is the Finance, Property and Healthcare Editor at Bizcommunity..

Keletso MpisaneKeletso Mpisane

Keletso Mpisane is head of MiWay Blink..

Keletso RakumakoeKeletso Rakumakoe

Currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Regenesys Business School, as the manager of media insights and strategy at Urban Brew Studios, I contribute valuable research and insights for Dumisa TV, One Gospel, and Urban Brew Studio productions..

Kerushan Govender

Blacfox is a marketing strategy consultancy focussed primarily on the tech sector. We serve some of the world's largest brands like Microsoft, SAP, VMware, LexisNexis, etc..

Kirsty BissetKirsty Bisset

Kirsty Bisset is managing director of HaveYouHeard's Durban agency, and actively involved in growing the group's business locally and internationally..

koo govenderkoo govender

Publicis Groupe CEO.

Kopano Shimange

I help our clients; influencers, brands and businesses get the most value from their relationships with Content Creators in their Influencer Marketing campaigns at Humanz AI. Humanz is one of the world's fastest-growing AI companies focused on empowering valuable creators and the marketers that work with them..

Kylie SlambertKylie Slambert

Kylie Slambert is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Johannesburg. She assists with regulatory compliance, insolvency, business restructuring and general commercial-related disputes.

Lara-Anne DerbyshireLara-Anne Derbyshire

Lara is a brand specialist who has been in the advertising industry for over a decade. Her key areas of interest are consumer behaviour & psychology and the impact thereof on creating brand positioning and strategies that solve business challenges and truly resonate with consumers..

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.

Lebo MadibaLebo Madiba

PR Powerhouse is full service public relations consultancy with specialist practice areas in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, public affairs and hospitality..

Lee-Anne BacLee-Anne Bac

Lee-Anne has extensive experience in research-based consulting in the tourism, hospitality, leisure and property sectors and carries out feasibility studies, economic impact studies, financial evaluations and valuations, strategy development and market research. She holds a BSc and she also has an MBA degree..

Leilah potterLeilah potter

Leilah Potter is Sprout Performance Partners’ strategic growth manager..

Leslie AdamsLeslie Adams

Leslie Adams is the sales director at Reach Africa.

Liam ConnorsLiam Connors

Liam Connors is Client Director, Digital Logistics at BT..

Lindsey SchuttersLindsey Schutters

Lindsey is the editor for ICT, Construction&Engineering and Energy&Mining at Bizcommunity.

Louise SchoonwinkelLouise Schoonwinkel

Managing Director at Optimi Home.

Lyndy van den BarselaarLyndy van den Barselaar

Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..

Madelain RoscherMadelain Roscher

Described as a Public Relations (PR) guru by her peers, Madelain Roscher is the CEO of PR Worx, a full-service marketing-communications agency, which she established in 2001. With 22 years' in-depth industry experience based on an impressive consulting and corporate career, the firm has achieved remarkable successes under her leadership..

Malcolm HorneMalcolm Horne

Malcolm Horne is group CEO of Broll Property Group. Horne joined Broll in 2003 as portfolio executive and was appointed group CEO in 2010 to lead one of Africa´s leading commercial property services firms, serving the investor and occupier markets across Sub-Saharan Africa..

Márcia EugénioMárcia Eugénio

Head of Momentum Multiply..

Margot BrewsMargot Brews

Margot Brews is the head of health risk management strategy at Momentum Health Solutions..

Mark AndersonMark Anderson

Co-founder, Principal at Koa Academy.

Mark BothaMark Botha

Having been in the industry for over 15 years, I have also built and managed award-winning teams and have been lucky enough to work with some of the best people in the industry. I am excited about the future of digital and to continuing my work in this exciting medium..

Mark WilsonMark Wilson

Mark Wilson is the Managing Director of SYSPRO Africa, who defines and oversees the go-to-market and channel strategies, identifies key growth areas and develops new partnerships across the continent. Mark believes strongly in a customer-centric approach and the importance of recognising and understanding a customer's specific business needs..

Martin MyersMartin Myers

Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.

Martin WiestMartin Wiest

Martin Wiest is CEO of Tourvest Destination Management and a member of the Tourvest Holdings executive committee..

Matthew van der ValkMatthew van der Valk

Matthew van der Valk is the ECD at Executive Creative Director at VML SA..

Meagan DuckittMeagan Duckitt

Meagan is a fashion designer, stylist, writer and public speaker. She owns a small clothing business called Calista Clothing and enjoys using her knowledge to empower women..

Michael BowrenMichael Bowren

Michael Bowren, co-founder of Finch Technologies. Finch Technologies is a South African-based fintech startup that builds financial technology solutions for service providers that need to originate, onboard and enrich their databases and technology stacks.

Michael HanlyMichael Hanly

Michael Hanly is the Managing Director of New Leaf Technologies. Michael has been in the e-learning industry for almost 10 years and has overseen many projects in the corporate training space, working on a multitude of well-known brands such as Bidvest, Nando's, Allan Gray, Nissan, and the Emirates National Oil Company..

Mitchan AdamsMitchan Adams

Adams founded - and funded - local venture builder and business incubator Aions Creative Technology earlier this year with two major goals: to incubate and scale local startups to become scalable, sustainable businesses, and help corporate South Africa be better at B-BBEE in the process. By doing this, he believes the country can build the sustainable jobs it desperately needs to ease its crippling unemployment numbers..

MJ SchoemakerMJ Schoemaker

MJ Schoemaker is the president of Sapics (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management), a non-profit organisation founded in 1966 to elevate, educate and empower the community of supply chain professionals across Africa..

Musa KalengaMusa Kalenga

Musa Kalenga is a technologist, marketer, brand communicator, entrepreneur and author of Ladders and Trampolines. He is the Group CEO and shareholder of Brave Group and co-founder of Bridge Labs..

Mushambi MutumaMushambi Mutuma

Mushambi Mutuma is an author, speaker and tech leader with more than 15 years of experience building brands and businesses across Africa and the US..

Nadia CoetzerNadia Coetzer

Nadia Coetzer is the head of support at PaySpace.

Naresh MaharajNaresh Maharaj

Naresh Maharaj is a petrol head who loves cars and writing about them. He is also a Member of the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists.

Natalia RosaNatalia Rosa

Natalia Rosa is the MD of Big Ambitions, a specialist travel and tourism communications and marketing organisation which helps tourism and travel organisations connect with their members and customers..

Natasha de KoningNatasha de Koning

Digital Campaign Manager at OneX.

Netta Lev SadehNetta Lev Sadeh

Managing Director EMEA at AppsFlyer.

Nick DurrantNick Durrant

Nick Durrant is MD at Bluegrass Digital, a digital production agency. We work with marketing teams and creative agencies around the world delivering digital platforms.

Nilesh HansjeeNilesh Hansjee

Business Analyst at Marketing Intelligence Hub.

NJ AyukNJ Ayuk

Ayuk is founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group and the executive chair of the Africa Energy Chamber of Commerce (AEC)..

Nombulelo GuliweNombulelo Guliwe

Chartered accountant Nombulelo Guliwe joined South African Tourism as a financial compliance and performance manager in 2011. She has since held numerous finance management positions within the organisation, leading to her appointment as chief financial officer in August 2019.

Nomvelo MasangoNomvelo Masango

Nomvelo Masango is a seasoned journalist with bylines in some of the country's biggest publications, including Sowetan, Business Day Wanted and Nounouche Online. Her beats include Lifestyle, Travel, Entertainment and Wellness..

Nosiyabonga Mongane

Nosiyabonga Mongane is president of the South African Council for Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP).

Ntandokazi NtozakheNtandokazi Ntozakhe

Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Oresti PatriciosOresti Patricios

Oresti Patricios, CEO of the OrnicoGroup (www.ornico.co.za), has long been on the cutting edge of the media, advertising and branding industries. He has an MBA at GIBS and did his thesis on social media when Twitter was barely a twit.

Pabi MogosetsiPabi Mogosetsi

Pabi is the founder of EB Koach which offers employer/employee branding services designed to reshape, rebuild, and restrengthen your workplace culture, putting your people first while achieving your organisational goals. Pabi believes that an organisation should function as a living organism and should grow and evolve continuously, and strong employer branding is crucial in driving this evolution..

Pamela HelligPamela Hellig

With a penchant for penning technical analysis and actuarial think pieces,.Pamela Hellig is a consulting actuary at Insight Life Solutions, an actuarial and analytics firm which practises in the healthcare and life-insurance fields. It builds consulting, product development, data management, business intelligence and analytics capabilities that assist clients in managing risks and developing opportunities..

Parusha PartabParusha Partab

Parusha Partab, head of the IAB Africa Transformation (DEI) Council and group strategy director at Wunderman Thompson South Africa..

Paul EsterhuizenPaul Esterhuizen

Paul Esterhuizen is the CEO of School-Days, a rewards and incentives programme that helps parents and members of the public provide financial assistance to South African schools, whether their own or disadvantaged schools, by shopping with partner merchants known as School-Days Earn Partners, while still earning their normal retailer loyalty points..

Paul MakubePaul Makube

Paul Makube is Senior Agricultural Economist at FNB..

Paul MiddletonPaul Middleton

Managing Director at Ebony+Ivory.

Paul StevensPaul Stevens

Since 2013, Paul Stevens has been the CEO of Just Property Group Holding (Pty) Ltd which controls an international group of property franchises specialising in residential sales, rentals and management. He joined as a franchisee in 2003 and now, as CEO, drives the strategic direction of the Just Property brand with his charismatic optimism.

Peter HorszowskiPeter Horszowski

For a better way to teach.

Peter SetouPeter Setou

Peter Setou is the chief executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund, a non-profit organisation that works with land reform beneficiaries to make their land productive by facilitating partnerships between communities and investors who have, among other resources, access to capital and markets..

pierre cassutopierre cassuto

Humanz is one of the world's fastest growing AI companies focused on empowering valuable creators and the marketers that work with them. Each day, Humanz analyzes hundreds of millions of social media profiles and content pieces as well as transaction data from online merchants, to generate better benchmarks and predictions for social commerce ROI, while also improving transparency, motivation and access for creators and marketers..

Pieter GroenewaldPieter Groenewald

CEO Nfinity Influencer and founder of the SALT, (a Nfinity Media company) a micro influencer marketing platform..

Precious NalaPrecious Nala

Precious Nala is the founder and driving force behind NXT Consultancy and a Standard Bank Top Women Young Achiever Award winner. With two decades of experience across business sectors and functions, she's a dynamic leader committed to helping businesses thrive. Precious has worked with organisations such as College Campus, Rosebank College, CaseWare Africa, YES 4 Youth, Afrika Tikkun, The Msomi Institute, Working on Fire South Africa, and 10X-E..

Raymond ParsonsRaymond Parsons

Professor Raymond Parsons is the economist at the North-West University (NWU)..

Regine le RouxRegine le Roux

Regine is a reputation specialist. She founded Reputation Matters in 2005; where they measure and manage companies' reputations using their unique Repudometer® measurement tool..

Renate SinghRenate Singh

Renate Singh is the Research, Development, and Applications (RD&A) Lead at Kerry – a global leader in flavour, taste, and nutrition. In her role at Kerry, Renate is dedicated to meeting customer needs through the invaluable lens of people insights and real-word context..

Rhys DyerRhys Dyer

Rhys Dyer is the chief executive officer at ooba Home Loans..

Ricci HacknerRicci Hackner

Ricci Hackner is a knowledge lawyer based in Bowmans’ Johannesburg office. She specialises in mergers and acquisitions as well as general corporate and commercial matters.

Richard FirthRichard Firth

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.

Rico BassonRico Basson

Rico Basson has been the CEO of the newly formed industry umbrella body South African Wine since 1 June 2023. Before that, he was the Managing Director of Vinpro since 2012, following a career in the commercial banking industry, with a specific focus on agriculture and wine..

Rikus BlomerusRikus Blomerus

Rikus is chief marketing officer at WeBuyCars..

Rirhandzu ShingwenyanaRirhandzu Shingwenyana

Rirhandzu Shingwenyana is a marketing, advertising and communications professional with experience in account management, social media and digital marketing campaign management..

Roan MackintoshRoan Mackintosh

Managing Director - Africa at Incubeta. Roan joined Incubeta in May 2019 after spending 11 years at WPP's global digital marketing technology and consultancy arm, Acceleration, where he was group business director.

Roanna WilliamsRoanna Williams

chief creative officer at Net#workBBDO and Creative Circle chairperson 2023..

Rob GardenRob Garden

Rob Garden is a communications specialist and Strategy and Communications Director at South Africa's leading passion marketing agency, Levergy. Get in touch at info@levergy.co.za.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Roelof van den BergRoelof van den Berg

Roelof van den Berg is CEO of the Gap Infrastructure Corporation..

Ronelle BesterRonelle Bester

Ronelle Bester, MD of Red Ribbon Communications, started her career in technology at Dimension Data as marketing manager of the Western Cape. She has a BTech degree in public relations from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and has lectured in public relations at both the University of South Africa and Varsity College.

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.

Ryan FalkenbergRyan Falkenberg

Ryan Falkenberg is co-founder and CEO of software company Clevva..

Ryan GainesRyan Gaines

Ryan Gaines, CEO of City Logistics South Africa, is a dynamic and compassionate leader with over 15 years of dedicated service to the company..

Sabine LehmannSabine Lehmann

Sabine Lehmann is founder and CEO of Curiositas specialising in visitor attractions and the future of tourism and leisure..

Sally ActonSally Acton

Sally Acton, the CEO - Chief Empathy Officer - of an award-winning Employee Experience Consultancy, Torque Solutions, champions a new era of work-life harmony. Her reputation rests on more than just words; Sally embodies her beliefs with a 'walk the talk' approach.

Samantha CoomSamantha Coom

CEO/Founder at The Social Craft.

Samuel SeeffSamuel Seeff

Samuel Seeff is chairman of the Seeff Group..

Sarah BrittenSarah Britten

Dr Sarah Britten has 21 years of experience across various clients and multiple strategic disciplines, including social media and shopper. Her client experience includes Nedbank, Investec, FNB, Bothongo Group, Sanofi, Colgate Palmolive, Aspen, Adcock Ingram, Kraft Heinz, Citroën and Land Rover..

Sarina de BeerSarina de Beer

Sarina de Beer is Managing Director at Ask Afrika. She is steeped in the Ask Afrika tradition of strong academic grounding.

Sasha KupritzSasha Kupritz

Sasha Kupritz is a public relations specialist at TenacityPR..

Semona PillaySemona Pillay

Semona Pillay is a lecturer and the Programme Coordinator for the Diploma Retail Business Management at the Department of Marketing Management at University of Johannesburg. She lectures Marketing Communications on the Bunting Road campus and Integrated Marketing Communications on the Kingsway campus.

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

Shan Radcliffe is the editor of Bizcommunity HR, Education and Legal..

Shaun FuchsShaun Fuchs

Founder and CEO at Centennial Schools. Shaun Fuchs is a passionate educator with over 30 years' experience in the education sector.

Simon ParkinsonSimon Parkinson

Simon Parkinson is a director at Ultimate Media, the radio and audio specialist advertising agency. He is also the current host of The Big Joburg Drive show on Hot 102.7 FM..

Simone RossumSimone Rossum

Simone Rossum is the Creative Director at Joe Public Shift which recently won a Loeries Grand Prix for OFM within its first 12 months of business..

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

Sindy Peters (@sindy_hullaba_lou) is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com on the Construction & Engineering, Energy & Mining, and Property portals. She can be reached at moc.ytinummoczib@ydnis..

Siya MetaneSiya Metane

Siya Metane is the CEO of SlikourOLife, a platform for sharing information on urban culture and music, featuring videos and interviews to give substance to the music and to musicians who may not have access to traditional platforms, and offering a more cohesive and accessible place for their videos than YouTube. As a former member of Skwatta Kamp, perhaps the most successful South African hiphop group ever with cross-over appeal, he knows what content is relevant to the diverse South African audience..

Sphelele MjaduSphelele Mjadu

Mjadu is the founder and managing director of defined PR and has more than 15 years experience as a public relations strategist. She has a strong history of working in the consumer goods/ beauty industry, including Unilever and Estée Lauder.

Stefan BothaStefan Botha

Stefan Botha is the director of Rainmaker Marketing..

Steve StavsSteve Stavs

Pro biohacker and health futurist. Steve Stavs is a successful entrepreneur, leadership coach, international lecturer and holistic practitioner.

Sue BlaineSue Blaine

Senior writer and editor at Flow Communications.

Suraya HamdulaySuraya Hamdulay

Multisales Director: Corporate Affairs Southern Africa at Mars.

Tanya PatoTanya Pato

Tanya Pato is a cultural intelligence expert and navigator, who partners with businesses and brands to navigate the ever-changing world by providing deep insights and understanding of culture, which allows them to enhance their human interaction and connection..

Tara TurkingtonTara Turkington

Tara Turkington is the CEO of Flow Communications (www.flowsa.com), one of the country's top communications companies. Follow her on Twitter at @taraturk1..

Tarryn KnightTarryn Knight

Head of Product, Marketing and PR at Audi South Africa.

Terri-Leigh CassellTerri-Leigh Cassell

managing director at Shift design agency.

Terry LevinTerry Levin

Brand and Culture Strategy consulting | Bizcommunity.com CCO at large. Email az.oc.flehsehtffo@yrret, Twitter @terrylevin, Instagram, LinkedIn..

Thalia PetousisThalia Petousis

Thalia Petousis joined Allan Gray as a fixed interest trader in 2015. She was appointed as a portfolio manager in 2019 and currently manages the money market portfolio as well as a portion of the balanced fixed interest portfolios.

Toby ShapshakToby Shapshak

Toby Shapshak is publishing editor of Stuff magazine. Email Toby at az.oc.aidemnevam@ybot or follow him on Twitter at @shapshak..

Tony SingletonTony Singleton

CEO at Turnberry Management Services We have created a focused insurance UMA providing Gap Cover Insurance to the South African market.

Tonya KhouryTonya Khoury

Tonya Khoury is an experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry..

Tracy van der ColffTracy van der Colff

Tracy is an employment law specialist with over ten years’ experience. Tracy is the Head of Employment at OWP Partners, where she advises employers and employees on a wide range of employment law matters.

Tyrann BurgerTyrann Burger

Tyrann Burger is the Managing Director of BIGBrave.

Vanessa SchonbornVanessa Schonborn

Vanessa Schonborn serves as the Executive Head for Transport, Logistics & Industries at Vodacom Business, overseeing a diverse portfolio that interconnects various sectors within the supply chains of both South African and African markets..

Veronica MoleeleVeronica Moleele

CEO at Penquin.

Virusha SubbanVirusha Subban

Virusha is a partner and head of Tax in Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice Group in Johannesburg. She has over 20 years' experience in tax matters relating to customs, excise and international trade..

Wandile SihloboWandile Sihlobo

Wandile Sihlobo is an agricultural economist and head of agribusiness research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) in South Africa. He is a columnist for Business Day and Farmers Weekly magazine..

Wayne BischoffWayne Bischoff

Wayne Bischoff recently rejoined Mediamark as CEO, having previously held the position of sales and marketing director at what was then Radmark and Digitalmark..

Wilma de BruinWilma de Bruin

Wilma de Bruin has a freelance career spanning 40 years writing for various newspapers, magazines, PR companies, tertiary institutions and other clients. Also edited various custom and company publications..

Wynand EspachWynand Espach

Wynand Espach is Chief Operating Officer at Agricolleges International..

Yael GeffenYael Geffen

Yael Geffen is the chief executive officer and a shareholder of Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty as well as a member of the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region task force for Sotheby’s International Realty. Geffin is the winner of the 2020 Standard Bank’s prestigious Top Woman in Property Award and is the 2023 winner of Woman of Stature’s CEO of the Year..

Yudhvir SeetharamYudhvir Seetharam

Head of Analytics, Insights and Research at FNB Business.

Zahra MirzaZahra Mirza

Zahra Mirza is the managing director at HKLM. With extensive experience in working across the continent, on a diverse portfolio of clients in the travel, ICT, consumer, mining and financial sectors, Zahra has the vision, enthusiasm and necessary business expertise to see the big picture in order to make strategic business recommendations and grow business relationships.

Zetu DamaneZetu Damane

Chief Strategic Officer at McCann Joburg.

Zuko MdwabaZuko Mdwaba

Zuko Mdwaba is Area Vice President at Salesforce South Africa..

Zweli MokgataZweli Mokgata

Head of Content at Tribeca Public Relations.

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