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.
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..
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..
Berry Everitt is the CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group, which is one of the top five estate agency companies in South Africa and widely recognised for its innovative marketing methods, its technological leadership - and its absolute dedication to achieving exceptional customer service. Everitt is the youngest son of the group's founders, Charles and Tilla Everitt, and has been involved in the business since it was established in 1988..
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.
With a lifelong interest in art and design, Claire studied at the Greenside Design Centre, obtaining a BA Honours in Interior Design in 2001. She began her career in commercial interiors and then explored the world of turnkey interiors for a year, subsequently returning to interior architecture in commercial and residential design. Travelling to Australia, Claire then worked for a multi-disciplinary practice for six years, completing a wide variety of projects in the commercial, retail, healthcare and education sectors..
Colin founded Dial a Nerd in 1998 as a consumer IT support company and in 2002 the business- focused division was founded. Supporting SME's is now its primary focus. In 2015 his company, merged with Turrito Networks who provided niche internet services outside of the local network. These two companies have created an end-to-end IT and Communication solution for SME's. Colin has subsequently become the managing director of Turrito. Contact him at .
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.
Darren Oxlee is the chief technology officer and director at Utility Systems, a smart water management solutions company. Responsible for the business's technical strategy, Darren plays an integral role in the strategic direction, development and future growth at the company.
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..
Geoffrey Jäck became MD of Indawo in 2013. He has worked his way through the company, starting on site and developing through the production department and sales and then management.
Gil Sperling is the CEO of Flow, a proptech ("property technology") startup revolutionising the rental space by rewarding good tenant behaviour..
Greg Morris is the chief executive officer of MICROmega Holdings Limited. Greg joined the group in 2000 and was appointed CEO in January 2011.
PPC group technical information specialist Hanlie Turner has spent the past 36 years in the broader construction industry in South Africa, working for Murray & Roberts, consulting engineers WLPU, and the Cement & Concrete Institute before joining PPC in 2013..
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.
Ian Massey co-founded MDA Consulting in 2000 and is responsible for the operations of the MDA Durban office. As a director of MDA, Massey contributes towards and participates in the management and development of the firm as a whole..
|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.
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.
Jolene Blundell is head of sustainability at Saint-Gobain: Sub-Saharan Africa. Blundell holds a master's degree in environmental engineering and is passionate about helping businesses to manage their environmental footprint..
Karen Petersen is a development director at Tongaat Hulett Developments (THD), the land conversion and property arm of the listed agri-business and sugar conglomerate, Tongaat Hulett. After several years managing several land assets in its land portfolio, she is responsible for leading and driving the organisation's Strategy and Business Intelligence unit..
Larry Feinberg is currently the executive director of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS), a voluntary association for the membership of quantity surveyors..
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 ....
Leon Breytenbach is national manager of the Rawson Property Group's commercial division..
Lesley Squires is a market intelligence specialist at the Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda)..
Louis Cottle is a small firm partner and professional architect practicing at C+B (Cottle and Bergh) Architects in Pretoria. He holds a MArch degree from the University of Pretoria and has 15 years of experience in architecture, working in the UK and South Africa.
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..
|Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster|
marcusbrewster is a brand synonymous with PR excellence in SA. An industry innovator, leader, and inspiration, Brewster affiliated his multi-award winning boutique firm with larger Level 1 BBBEE marketing/comms agency MediaRevolution for scale in 2016 and went on to launch Marcus Brewster International in Europe the following year.
Neil Cameron is Johnson Controls area general manager, building efficiency - Africa.
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 Stopforth is managing director for Amdec Property Developments, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Amdec Group responsible for the conception, design, development, and project management of the group's mixed-use precincts..
Paul Gerard is the managing director and has been involved in Flanagan & Gerard since 2004. As such, he has developed a wealth of experience under the mentorship of both Pat Flanagan and his father Peter Gerard..
Riaan Graham is the sales director for Ruckus, sub-Saharan Africa..
Richard Vries is the group chief executive officer at GIBB. He has over 23 years' experience leading high level infrastructure projects across the African continent and contributing positively to the development of the engineering industry in South Africa..
Editor at Bizcommunity..
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
Sherry Zameer is Vice President IoT at Gemalto..
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..
Théo Gaultier is senior consultant at Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan 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.
Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa.
Tommy Strydom is acting group chief executive officer of Inyatsi Construction Group Holdings. Strydom joined Inyatsi in November 2009 managing contracts based in Swaziland and South Africa.
Trevor Hill is the head of Audi South Africa. With over 20 years of global experience with Audi, Hill joins the South African team after spending two years at the head office in Germany heading up the global strategic project of Internationalisation..
Vinny Perumal is the managing director of Macrocomm. She is a dynamic female entrepreneur who has successfully navigated the complexities of the IT and telecommunications industry for almost two decades..
|Werner van Antwerpen|
Werner van Antwerpen is the head of sustainability at Growthpoint Properties. His mission is to ensure that Growthpoint's properties are on the forefront of technological innovation in their drive towards greener buildings.
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).
Ziyad Adroos is head of real estate: Africa at Turner & Townsend. Over the last 25 years he has held the following positions: director - properties at Bigen Africa; vice president - corporate real estate at Barclays Africa; and director - properties at Group Five.