South Africa

Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo

Ms Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, Chief Convention Bureau Officer Ms Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo was appointed in November 2011 as the Chief Convention Bureau Officer of the South Africa National Convention Bureau (SANCB), a unit within South African Tourism. Ms Kotze-Nhlapo joined South African Tourism following a successful tenure at the Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau where… read more »

Ungwang Makuluba

Dynamic Tourism professional with 5 years of experience in the Tourism sector as a Bush Pilot. A pioneer in her field of work, a diligent aviation professional with multiple experience in the industry. She is a results-focused achiever, adept at identifying and seizing opportunities to heighten efficiency and service delivery. Her dedication to pro-activeness and… read more »

Naledi Khabo

Naledi K. Khabo is a global strategy leader with 25 years’ experience across Operations, Marketing & Technology. Naledi’s has a professional background in management consulting and digital marketing. Naledi began her career as analyst at Accenture, specializing in implementing global business and technology solutions, along with re-engineering business processes. Naledi later joined ICED Media, a… read more »

Safiyya Akoojee

Safiyya, is an admitted Attorney, practicing with Thomson Wilks Inc. since 2009. Her practice incorporates foreign direct investment transactions, encompassing cross border negotiations, including commercial and corporate law matters, both litigious and non-litigious matters, international trade and offshore agreements, company formation specialty and offshore company strategy. She heads the international role for Thomson Wilks Inc…. read more »

Prof. Keolebogile Motaung

Prof. Keolebogile Motaung is a Full Professor, Biomedical Scientist and Director: Technology Transfer & Innovation at the Durban University of Technology with more than 23 years’ experience in Higher Education. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Health Biotech (Pty) Ltd. As a Professor, research scientist and entrepreneur, she trains her postgraduate… read more »

Luc Armand Bodea

Luc Armand Hegesiste Bodea is the Director of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa(ICASA) and the Coordinator of the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) custodian of ICASA. Since 2006 whenhe joined the organization as SAA coordinator, he has revamped its governance system to increaseaccountability and good governance and to improve its… read more »

Mokwena Morulane

Mokwena Morulane holds a BA Accounting (hons) degree from the University of Bedfordshire, England. He is a fellow member of ACCA, BICA and of Chartered Secretaries of Southern Africa. He also recently acquired the following certifications: Property Development & Investment with the University of Cape Town; and Oxford Executive Development Programme with the University of… read more »

Brad Glenn

Brad Glenn has been with The Inside Edge an award winning African DMC for over 22 years and been in his current role as Managing Director since 2008. He served as a Board Member of SITE Africa for a number or years as well as on the Sertec Council of South Africa. Sertecevaluates and accredits… read more »

Bongiwe Nzeku

Ms. Bongiwe Nzeku started in her current role as Head of Business Development & Support Services within the National Convention Bureau in 2018, a unit within South African Tourism. The unit is tasked with sourcing business development opportunities for South Africa as a destination for future bids pipeline as well as positioning the destination as… read more »

Nkululeko Ndumiso Nkosi

Nkululeko Ndumiso Nkosi is a 28 year old entrepreneur, writer, strategist and technology innovator who hails from Lekwa (formerly known as Standerton) in the Mpumalanga province. Nkululeko Nkosi fulfills his professional and leadership duties from South Africa’scity of gold — Johannesburg, South Africa. He started out as a digital marketing professional with skills in digital… read more »

Dr. PPS Sifolo

Dr PPS Sifolo has wealth of experience and prodigious knowledge in the tourism sector and higher education. She is a senior lecturer focusing on Management, Business Leadership and Entrepreneurship subjects in the Department of Tourism Management at Tshwane University of Technology. She is a National Research Foundation rated researcher and the Future Professors Program candidate… read more »

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa. Tshifhiwa is a strategic, versatile and innovative marketing, tourism, communications and business executive. His experience spans 20 years, with a track record of visionary leadership, strategic project development and execution, travel and tourism events management and communications. Tshifhiwa holds an… read more »

Scott Blount

Scott Blount is the founder of TripClip, a world-first travel tech platform that was launched in South Africa in 2021. TripClip has quickly become one of Africa’s quickest growing travel tech companies, spanning across 14 African countries with clients throughout the world. Within just 12 months the platform has generated in excess of 80 000… read more »

Christelle Grohmann

Christelle has more than 23 years’ consulting experience and carries out and heads project teams for macro research, economic impact assessments, valuations, marketing and organisational strategies, market feasibility studies, financial viability assessments, business case assessments and transaction advisory assignments.  Christelle has also facilitated numerous workshops and large meetings and is proficient in using a range… read more »

Lee Zama

Lee Zama is an experienced tourism business executive with a wide range of services and food sector experience. Lee served on the boards of the Tourism Grading Council SA (TGCSA), the Tourism Business Council SA (TBCSA) & the Chairperson of its growth and transformation committee. Lee was formerly the CEO of the Federated Hospitality Association… read more »