Ailsa WingfieldAilsa Wingfield

Ailsa Wingfield is Executive Director: Intelligence for Nielsen Global Markets. She helps companies capture today and tomorrow's prospects by identifying and exploring demand generating trends through strategic foresight, knowledge and thought leadership creation. With a passion for Africa and Middle East, she established the Africa Prospects Indicator which determines overall country prospects and the sources of potential, across economic, business, consumer and retail metrics.

Andrew DawsonAndrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson is the Managing Director of MACmobile..

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.

Brett RogersBrett Rogers

Brett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_, a channel of content, which showcases cultural forces that are changing the world. It aims to inform, inspire and entertain the viewer and does so with multimedia posts, including podcasts, videos, google trends, mini Q+A's and more.

Britta ReidBritta Reid

In her role as MediaCom South Africa MD, Britta Reid has been responsible for the operations of the agency including executive oversight on buying..

Cassie JaganyiCassie Jaganyi

Cassie Jaganyi is the Senior Communications Leader for Sub-Sahara Africa at Procter & Gamble. Her passion for brands and people, and telling their stories to the world, has led her on an exciting journey where she champions causes she believes in.

Christele ChokossaChristele Chokossa

Christele Chokossa joined Euromonitor as a research associate in July 2016. She is currently a consultant and focuses on researching industries such as Travel & Tourism, Retailing, Consumer Foodservice, Digital Consumers and Consumer Finance in sub-Saharan Africa.

Emily StanderEmily Stander

Marketing and Media Editorial Assistant at Bizcommunity | My first loves are writing, music and video games | Get in contact: emily@bizcommunity.com.

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Editor: Marketing & Media; Head of Content for Entrepreneurship.

Ged NooyGed Nooy

Ged Nooy is MD at NielsenIQ South Africa. He has extensive experience in the consumer goods industry both internationally and locally.

Howard FeldmanHoward Feldman

Howard Feldman is one of SA's leading entrepreneurs and Head of Marketing & People at Synthesis. His experience is global and extensive, spanning more than 20 years of working as a businessman, philanthropist and social commentator.

Howard SaundersHoward Saunders

Howard Saunders, aka the Retail Futurist, is a writer and speaker whose job it is to see beyond retail's currently choppy waters. Howard spent 25 years at some of London's most renowned retail design agencies where he created concepts and strategies for dozens of British high street brands.

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

Jess is Senior Editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.

Johanna McDowellJohanna McDowell

Johanna McDowell counsels clients and agencies around expectations in the advertising, marketing process. She is CEO of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) and managing partner for SCOPEN in the UK and South Africa.

John WatlingJohn Watling

John Watling leads seven of Accenture's businesses in Africa. These businesses are retail, consumer goods, telco, media, banking, insurance and industrial.

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

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

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

Leigh Andrews AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is former Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality, and of course, gourmet food and drinks! She can be reached on Twitter at @Leigh_Andrews..

Mark ThomsonMark Thomson

Mark Thomson is the EMEA Director of Retail and Hospitality Solutions at Zebra Technologies..

Matthew LeightonMatthew Leighton

Matthew Leighton is the Creative Director at OneDayOnly..

Melissa BairdMelissa Baird

Melissa Baird is a multi-faceted communications strategist, workshop facilitator, public speaker and talented wordsmith whose career has spanned traditional advertising, interactive television, digital marketing and book and magazine publishing. Currently Baird is an independent sustainability communications strategist, writer and editor after a five-year tenure heading up strategy at Ogilvyearth..

Michael SmollanMichael Smollan

Mike Smollan is Chief Growth and Innovation Officer at Smollan..

mike broommike broom

I have been involved in marketing research for over 40 years, across all spheres. I started Marketing Science in 1992, Infosense (aka Infotools) in 1995 and Panel Services Africa in 2005.

Natasha MaharajNatasha Maharaj

Natasha Maharaj is the Marketing Director for Distell. Natasha in her current role has led the Marketing Department of Distell Southern Africa for over 2.5yrs which includes short and long-term marketing and innovation strategy development and execution.

Ndeye DiagneNdeye Diagne

Managing Director - West Africa, Insights division at Kantar. Afro-Enthusiast. Ambitious for Africa and for Kantar.

Nicolet PienaarNicolet Pienaar

Nicolet Pienaar is head of Market Insights at GfK South Africa. She is an industry expert in the Technical Consumer Goods and Telecoms market across Africa, and leads the Market Intelligence team in South Africa, turning data into actionable predictive insights for manufacturers, operators and retailers. Key market players rely on Nicolet's thought leadership, market guidance and analytic skills to help them navigate the uncertainties of the current market situations..

Ntandokazi NtozakheNtandokazi Ntozakhe

Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Rowan LeibbrandtRowan Leibbrandt

Rowan Leibbrandt is a founding partner of Truman & Orange, a premium drinks company. Returning to South Africa to apply 20 years' experience in various management positions at blue chip liquor companies, Rowan has lived in Swaziland (where he was born), the UK, Russia, Germany and worked extensively in France, Germany, Portugal and Greece.

Ryan McFadyenRyan McFadyen

Co-Founder and Head of Strategy at HaveYouHeard.

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

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

Taryn GillTaryn Gill

After 18 years in media and marketing, Taryn Gill began her natural haircare venture The Perfect Hair in 2015, expanding the product line into salons, Edgars and Clicks. Today she works with beauty distributor Sunpac to further grow and scale several haircare brands into retail channels across Southern Africa..

Tasmika RamlakanTasmika Ramlakan

Tasmika Ramlakan is an Investment Banking Associate: Corporate Finance; Nedbank CIB..

Thembi SehlohoThembi Sehloho

Thembi Sehloho is an Acting Managing Director & Marketing Director: Rice & Pasta at Tiger brands and throughout the years she has been the driving force in many amazing campaigns that have come out of the organisation..

Zumi NjongweZumi Njongwe

Consumer Communications and Marketing Excellence Director at Nestlé.

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