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.
Director and founder of the Creative Shop Group, including Creative Shop Retail Shopfitting, Blackline Interiors and Creative Kids Beds..
Colin Thornton founded Dial a Nerd in 1998. His first clients were friends and family and his first computer repair room the garage of his parent's home.
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 van der Merwe|
Daniel van der Merwe graduated in architecture from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1988. He was a senior lecturer at the University of Johannesburg.
Donia Kamstra has a 22-year track record in the property industry that includes a number of high profile developments. She has worked with property and construction solutions company Profica since 2006 in a variety of roles that have included client development manager, project manager, and championing the company's sustainability focus as a technical working group member of the Green Star SA rating tool.
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..
Gil is an entrepreneur, VC and passionate about tech. As the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Popimedia, Sperling has driven tech entrepreneurship into the advertising industry.
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.
Jan Venter is chief executive officer of the South African Plastic Pipe Manufacturing Association (SAPPMA) which is a non-profit association that represents more than 80% of the plastic pipe produced in South Africa. It focuses on ensuring pipe systems that are correctly designed, leak-free and durable for long-term use, as well as on the rehabilitation of old pipelines..
Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
John Schooling is the founder and MD of STAG African - a multi-dimensional green property development, student accommodation and renewable energy group..
Karen Petersen currently works for Tongaat Hulett, a large JSE-listed agricultural and agri-processing business which includes integrated components of land management and property development..
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 and one of our Lifestyle contributors. She's also on the 2018 Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, was an #Inspiring50 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.
|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.
Nadir Jeeva is CEO of Afri-Corp Properties International, a progressive Southern African commercial real estate and facilities management company based in Port Elizabeth. Jeeva holds 20 years' experience in real estate marketing, brokering and tenant relations.
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..
Paul Williams is the country manager SADC for Fortinet..
Ravi Kumar is director of IDE..
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..
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.
William Johnston is regional director of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Structures, Africa. With 14 years' experience as a professional engineer in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and the UK, he has covered a varied range of projects, from a prestigious high-rise office block in central London, to the emergency rehabilitation of a township school in KwaZulu Natal; from extensions to Gauteng's largest sewage works, to the development of Africa's first "green" city in Pretoria..
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).