Banking & Financial Services

Cathy Sims, Executive Director, SAGEA
Melanie Chong, Vice-President, Business Women’s Association SA
Wikus Jansen Van Vuuren, Business Development Director, Henley Business School

Construction & Industrials

Amelia Muller, Group Head of Resourcing, Standard Bank
Commissioner Malatji, Human Rights Commissioner, Human Rights Commission
Marius Jacobs, Director, Talent Factor
Phuti Mahanyele, CEO, Shanduka Group

Energy & Chemicals

Dr Jerry Gule, General Manager (MSCC), TOTAL South Africa
Rre. Elijah Litheko, CEO & Executive Director, IPM
Dalene Sechele-Manana, Head of HR, Mercantile Bank


Henry Chandler, Head of the Talent Sourcing and Planning, Sasol
Ryan Falkenberg, co-CEO, CLEVVA
Brigitte Chetty – Executive HR Manager – Makro SA

ICT (Telecoms & Technology)

Dr Wim Brits, Head: Shared Services, South African Reserve Bank Academy
Bahle Goba, Group Manager: Organisation Effectiveness and Transformation, ArcelorMittal South Africa
Andre Muller, Head of HR, Pernod-Ricard South Africa

Manufacturing, Retail & FMCG

Hennie Oosthuizen, Executive: Strategic Engagements & High Profile Relations, (USB-ED)
Marisa Talamonti, Human Resources Director, Virgin Mobile South Africa
Ndaba Ntsele, CEO, Pmodzi Group/ President, Black Business Council

Media & Advertising

Shirley Machaba, Partner in Charge | SMA Risk Assurance Leader & Chair – SA Governing Board, PwC South Africa
Hellen Mabasa, HR Director, Hilton Worldwide
Amelia Sequeira, National Human Resources Manager, Numetro

Mining & Minerals

Andrew Woodburn, MD, Woodburn-Mann
Dr. Michael Glensor, Group Human Resources Executive, Liviero Group (Pty) Ltd
Princess Thwala, Group Executive: Compliance and Stakeholder Relations, African Rainbow Minerals Ltd

Professional Services

Busi Mashiane, Group Executive: Human Resources, African Rainbow Minerals Limited
David Conradie, Executive Head, TTS Leadership Academy
Scott Gibson, Group CEO, Britehouse Group
Melanie Naidu, Chief HR and Transformation Officer, Edcon

Service: Public & Private

Hennie Heymans, MD, DHL Express
Saki Makume, Group Employee Relations Manager, Rand Water
Sam Alexander, CEO, The Pacific Institute
Dominique Selling, HR Director, Southern Africa Compass Group

Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality

Riaan Steenberg, Director of Global Operations, Regenesys
Ann Gradidge, HR Manager, Emperors Palace
Chris Wilson, Group HR Executive, SAFAL Group

Transport, Logistics & Supply Chain

Dr Raymond Patel, CEO, merSETA
Leeanne Soobramoney, Client Service Director – 2014 Rising Star, POPWarehouse
Meryl Bengtsson, HR Director, Bollore Logistics