Adrian Goslett is CEO and regional director of RE/MAX Southern Africa. He joined RE/MAX Southern Africa in 2005 as a franchise development consultant, supporting various regions and offices.
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..
Andre Westerveld is the regional director of Elanco Animal Health in South Africa..
Andy Hadfield is the CEO of volunteering platform and CSI management tool forgood. He launched his first startup aged 19 before going on to hone his skills in a number of tech ventures, sales apps and one of the first digital engagement programmes in the country, The Deloitte Way.
Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy is editor at Memeburn and prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn..
A former CEO of Grey South Africa and President/CEO of Grey Canada, Ann Nurock is now the Africa Partner of Relationship Audits and Management, a global consultancy specialising in the measurement, risk mitigation and optimisation of B2B relationships. Contact details: | Twitter @Annnurock.
|Auryn Hiscock and Mikhaila Hunter|
Auryn Hiscock is executive creative director while Mikhaila Hunter is marketing and communications manager at Fort..
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.
Brenda Martin is CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA). Martin has worked at senior level in the education, political science, sustainability and energy policy sectors in South Africa over the past 18 years.
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.
Strategic marketer and trend analyst with a special talent for seeing the wood for the trees (and the trees in the wood)..
Cari Coetzee is a contributor to Bizcommunity Tourism, Agriculture and Lifestyle..
Carmen Murray is the founder of Boo-yah! and has become a household name among marketing professionals as a result of her inspirational "masterclasses". These sessions have reached thousands of marketers across SA.
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: .
Chrisna is a hands-on, practical, and solutions-driven individual, who values purpose, passion and a good sense of humour. She heads up strategy at Weathermen & Co, a four-year old agency in Windhoek, Namibia, that's quickly grown to become the biggest, with clients like Tafel Lager, Ohlthaver & List, FNB Namibia, NamDairies and MTC.
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.
Danny Bryer is Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott..
David Drew is Head of Commercial sub-Saharan Africa at Alpla SA. He's a qualified Chemical Engineer with 20 years' experience in FMCG.
Dorah Modise is the CEO and an executive director of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA). She is a sustainability specialist with over 16 years' experience in the field.
Elaine Jack is City Improvement District (CID) manager of Sandton Central Management District..
Emmanuel Kasese is the programme manager of the Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) at GreenCape. He has masters and undergraduate degrees in chemical engineering from Wits University.
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.
Feroz Koor is the Group Head of Sustainability at Woolworths..
Greg Morris is the chief executive officer of MICROmega Holdings Limited. Greg joined the group in 2000 and was appointed CEO in January 2011.
Hannl Cronje is the CEO of Orion Organisation NPC based in Atlantis, Western Cape. Orion Organisation NPC creates futures for those with physical, intellectual and psycho-social disabilities through the provision of professional and development services..
Hermann Erdman is CEO at REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa). An entrepreneur and businessman, Erdmann has extensive experience in the manufacturing and retail sectors having served on a number of industry-related boards.
Hugh Tyrrell has 30 years of experience in marketing and communications, media, and environmental sustainability. He spent a dozen years initially as a copywriter and creative group head in major advertising agencies.
|Ilse van den Berg|
Ilse is a freelance journalist and editor who loves all things related to travel, wine, cars, and entrepreneurship. She is also the editor of Go & Travel, a platform connecting all the stakeholders in the travel & tourism industry.
I am passionate about customer relationships, and how people and partnerships drive long term sustainable solutions. I enjoy and have delivered several innovative and creative solutions in the South African FMCG industry. Have worked for Procter and Gamble and Coca-cola, before creating Prana Business Consulting..
Jason McNeil is chief operating officer at Interwaste. He has been in the waste management industry for 20 years and has, over this time, been involved in the strategic and day-to-day operational, technical, marketing and sales-related functions within the business.
Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer..
Julia is a junior writer at Memeburn; a UCT film graduate with a passion for dogs, media, and dog-centric media. If she's not gushing about the new television show that you need to watch, she's rewatching The Good Place (which you need to watch)..
With thousands of successful events under her belt, many of them breaking creative boundaries but always executed to top standards with impeccable attention to detail, Kim Winstanley's work as Worx Group's chief growth officer continues to lead the company from strength to strength....
Dr Konanani Liphadzi is the CEO of Fruit SA, a non-profit organisation that represents the voice of SA's fresh fruit industry..
Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
Leago is an intermediate - level public relations and communications consultant with over two years' working experience in the media industry. Currently a P.R Account Executive at Glasshouse Communication Management, Leago specialises in media relations, content development, event public relations and support of crisis communications..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality. She's also on the Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, was an #Inspiring50 2018 nominee, and can be reached at ....
Louise Marsland is currently Africa Editor: Bizcommunity.com; a Content Strategist and Trainer; and Trend Curator for Bizcommunity.com and her own TRENDAFRiCA.co.za. She has been writing about the media, marketing and advertising communications industry in South Africa for over 20 years, notably, as the previous Editor of Bizcommunity.com Media & Marketing; Editor-in-Chief AdVantage magazine; Editor Marketing Mix magazine; Editor Progressive Retailing magazine; Editor Business Brief magazine and Editor FMCG Files ezine..
Lynn Joffe heads up Creatrix, a radio branded content specialist, bringing destination listening to a spectrum of South African target markets. Creatrix is the custodian of several successful storytelling campaigns, including Absaville (Absa), 24/7 Chomza Place (Telkom) and Makarapa City (Anglo American)..
I'm a creative and hardworking young woman, focused on growing professionally. I have proven success with implementation of marketing strategies and the creation and execution of event activations, marketing and PR campaigns..
Marc Lubner is CEO of Afrika Tikkun, a South African non-profit organisation focusing on youth development from cradle to career. He is also founder and executive chairman of the Smile Foundation, which treats children with facial abnormalities.
Marian Salzman-known as one of the world's top five trendspotters - has a communications career that has spanned more than three decades, across multiple industries and the globe. She now heads up comms - , owned and paid - at Philip Morris International (PMI) as it embarks on its transformation to a smoke-free landscape....
Mark Galasiewski (gala-SHEV-ski) is chief analyst for Asia and Emerging Markets at Elliott Wave International. After joining the firm in 2005, Mark wrote essays for The Elliott Wave Theorist which correctly forecasted the global financial crisis.
Enthusiastic UCT graduate with a passion for fashion, film and words..
|Martin Tvede Larsen|
Martin Tvede Larsen is from Denmark travelling through Africa with his wife, Erika, from the Philippines; and the co-founders of While in Africa - a blog promoting Africa as a destination to the international market..
Megan Sayle graduated with a BA degree, majoring in English and Philosophy, from the University of Stellenbosch. She continued her studies, completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, Advertising and Communications at Red and Yellow in Cape Town.
Michael Baretta is an experienced creative thinker who is deeply committed to changing the world for the better through innovative marketing and communications. Baretta is the founder of [dot]GOOD, South Africa's first and foremost for-good marketing agency..
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...
Nomvula Dlamini, Inyathelo trustee and executive director of the Community Development Resource Association.
Copywriter and content manager. Unapologetically black and feminist..
|Professor Elain Vlok|
Professor Elain Vlok is the founder of Clover Mama Afrika. A BSc in Home Economics marked the start of her academic pursuits, and she has gone on to complete the following degrees to name but a few: BA Library Science (Honours), BA Hons in Zulu, BA Hons in Communication, an MA in Zulu, a doctorate in Communication and an MA in Sociology (Counselling).
Mdlulwa, has been in the advertising industry for more than 22 years. He joined Collective ID as executive creative director in May 2017.
Rachel Thompson is the Insights Director at GfK South Africa. She has 16 years of experience in market research, working first for Research International and then moving to GfK South Africa in 2009.
Rebone Masemola is the founder of a digital Feminist platform called the WokeProject, she's a Marketer, and writer who advocates for equality and fair representation. She's a TEDx Speaker who currently works as a Digital Marketing Manager for an international TV Network..
Riaan Graham is the sales director for Ruckus, sub-Saharan Africa..
Editor at Bizcommunity..
|Robyn de Villiers|
Robyn de Villiers is Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller: Africa..
Robyn Smith is the founder of South Africa's leading ethical retailer, Faithful to Nature. Passionate about showing others that businesses can still be profitable and ethical, Robyn is inspiring and advising more and more key players in the market on creating sustainable success..
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
Shabeer Jhetam is CEO of The Glass Recycling Company. Jhetam holds a B.Com (Hons) degree from the University of Natal and has completed a postgraduate degree in logistics through the University of Pretoria.
Sharon Snell holds a masters degree in law, and she is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Museum located in Bloemfontein..
Sheila McGillivray's knowledge of the advertising industry spans four decades. Sheila's energy, enthusiasm and passion for her work has grown with every new position and challenge.
Shelley Finch is the founder of Handcrafted Brands, a creative and digital marketing agency that specialises in working with socially and environmentally conscious brands..
|SheSays Cape Town founders|
The SheSays Cape Town founders are brand strategist Marina Tokar, senior copywriter Johannie Van As and content strategy director Anelde Greeff....
Simon Clarke is director of IBIS Consulting. He has 15+ years of experience in the areas of corporate sustainability and climate change and has worked in South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom and Australia..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Siyabonga Mbanjwa is the regional managing director of Sener Southern Africa, a global engineering and technology group operating in the power, oil and gas sector..
I have been in advertising for 20 years, 10 years of that as a creative director. My background is in design and art direction so I love creating beautiful visuals.
Stephen Marshall is a Director of LMG Solutions with extensive experience in marketing and financial services in Meridian, Idaho. My work has been featured and mentioned in a wide range of publication, including Tweak Your Biz, Mobile Business Insights, Social Nomics, Small Biz Club, Energy Central, Dzone, Biz Community, Blog Her and more..
Sue works with teams to improve business performance by shaping compelling visions, articulating clear purpose and values, strengthening leadership and building effective engagement programmes. She believes that without these, there will always be a gap between strategic intent and execution..
Suhana Gordhan is a Creative Director at FCB Johannesburg, where she is the creative lead on Famous Brands' Wimpy - a quick-service restaurant, and Coca-Cola South Africa....
Tess Sulaman is CEO of Rocketseed South Africa..
Theunis Coetzer is an entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in water treatment systems and processes. He has launched various innovative water treatment products over the years which include the soon-to-be-launched non-electrical waste water treatment plant set to revolutionise the sanitation industry.
I have over fifteen years of corporate experience, predominantly within the legal sector....
Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa.
Webb Meko is the business development director of Black & Veatch Sub-Saharan Africa. Meko has provided technical expertise, management, and advisory services for over 20 years to domestic and international clients in the African energy sector.
Werner leads Mediamark, South Africa's leading integrated, multichannel media sales house, as it continues its journey to create a converged sales capability that can help customers leverage mobile, video and content marketing, in combination with its exceptional traditional platforms....
Yashaen Luckan is the president of the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP). A registered practising architect himself, he is also an academic at the School of Architecture, Planning and Housing at University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN).