South Africa

Nomcebo Zikode

Nomcebo Zikode is the South African singer-songwriter who featured on the hit song Jerusalema, winning the category of Best Female Artist at the KZN Entertainment Awards. The song gained worldwide attention in 2019, with 85 million streams on Spotify, and around 546 million views on YouTube. She’s the second-ever Grammy award-winning female from South Africa.

Themba Mkhwanazi

CEO – Bulks Anglo American Themba was appointed CEO of Bulk Commodities in January 2022. Prior to that, he was CEO of Kumba Iron Ore from 2016 to 2021, and CEO for Anglo American’s Thermal Coal business in South Africa, having joined the Group in 2014. Themba has extensive experience in the resources industry, including… read more »

Phestus Motshabi

Full Time Shop Steward National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa

Alderman Eddie Andrews

Acting Mayor of Cape Town City of Cape Town Ald Eddie Andrews has been serving the residence of the City of Cape Town for the past 13 years as a politician. He is currently the Executive Deputy Mayor and Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial Planning and Environment. The City of Cape Town is positioning itself… read more »

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 »