Banking and Financial Services

Gugu Mkhize, CEO, INSETA
Avanthi Maharaj, Market HR Cluster Head, Google
Hennie Heymans, CEO Sub-Saharan Africa, DHL
Zimkhita Buwa, CEO & Board Member, Quintica South Africa
Keshnie Martin, HR Lead, Accenture

Energy & Environment

Yershen Pillay, CEO, CHIETA
Nadia Starr, Executive: National Qualifications Framework, South African Qualifications Authority
Xolani Mawande, CEO, SABPP
Daisy Lepheana, Group Head: Human Capital, The Drip Group
Elaine Palmer, Managing Director, Credible HR Services


Julia Modise, Group Human Resources Director, BMW
Nerisha Charlton, Mars Multisales Talent Director Europe & Africa, Mars
Ravi Nadasen, CEO: South Africa, Inspired Education Group
Gontse Madumo, Head of Talent Acquisition, Mondelēz International
Hans Zachar, VP, Solutions Africa, TransUnion Africa

ICT (Telecoms & Technology)

Nomfundo Vilakazi, Group OD Manager, Dis-Chem Group
Bridget Murphy , Chief People Officer, Nando’s South Africa
Kate Moodley, Franchise Director, Discovery Holdings
Dr Jerry Gule, CEO, IPM
Pontsho Manzi, Founder & CEO, BoAm Investment Group

Manufacturing & FMCG

Faith Kwali, Human Capital Executive, Sanlam
Ogotlhe Sathekge, Human Capital Executive – AvisBudget, AvisBudget
Akhram Mohamed, VP – Operations, Huawei
Maciek de Waal-Dubla, Head of Brand, M&C Saatchi Abel
Nokuthula, Selamolela, CEO, FOODBEV

Media & Marketing

Hugo Lambrechts, Director of HR Services, Tsogo Sun Group
Themba Chakela, Chief People Officer, BlueSky
Bedelia Theunissen, Group Talent & Organisational Effectiveness Executive, AECI Limited
Sivan Pillay, CEO, Trace Media
Mantati Makumbila, Talent Executive, Massmart

Mining & Minerals

Lance Petersen, VP – Talent Acquisition, Imperial
Tshidi Dabula, Founder & Managing Director, DABS Professional Services
Mabore Sithole, Founder & MD, Full Potential Consulting
Terance Nkosi, Executive Head: SHEQ and Technical Assurance, Rand Refinery
Tamzin  Gray, Executive, Business Lead, Epson

Professional Services

Elsie Pule, Group Executive Human Resources, Eskom
Brigitte Chetty, HRD, Oneplan Insurance
Gugu Mthembu, Chief Marketing Officer, Telkom
Janet du Preez, MD, Engagement Dynamics
Tshepo Kgobe, COO, Gautrain Management Agency

Service: Public & Private

Thembi Mazibuko, Chief People Officer, Pick n Pay
Masenyane Molefe, Group Executive HR, PPS
Tasmin Coleman, HR Executive, RCL Foods
Bontle Lerumo, CEO, PSETA
Bahle Goba-Matsho, Change Management Manager, Santam

Tourism, Retail & Hospitality

Shirley Machaba, CEO, PwC South Africa
Mercy Chigoma, Acting Group Head Talent Acquisition, Talent & Performance Management, Liberty Group South Africa
Dr James Ramakau, Manager Talent & Sourcing, Kumba Iron Ore
Giovanni Larigan Abrahams, Operations Executive, Imperial

Transport, Logistics & Security

Russell Coleman, HRD & Board Member, Volkswagen Group South Africa
Annette Breetzke, Head: Human Capital, Momentum Metropolitan
Kgatile Nkala, Executive Manager, TETA
Palesa Ntoagae HRD, JSE