Banking and Financial Services

Elmarie Fourie, Head of HR: National Sales Company, Financial Services & IT, BMW
Nolwazi Tshikala, HR Director South Africa, DHL Express
Stephen de Blanche, Chief Revenue Officer, TransUnion Africa
Innocentia Mahlangu, Project Manager and Senior Civil Engineer, Hatch
Ogotlhe Sathekge

Energy & Environment

Dr Jerry Gule, Executive Coach Gule Executive Coaching
Bedelia Theunissen Group Talent & Organisational Effectiveness Executive, AECI Limited
Hugo Lambrechts, Director of HR Services, Southern Sun Group
Mercy Chigoma, Group Head Talent Acquisition, Maasmart


Gontse Madumo, Head of Talent Acquisition, Mondelēz International
Pamela Nkuna, Corporate Affairs Director, South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, Pernod Ricard
Lungani Hlongwa, Regulatory Manager, Pernod Ricard
Peter John Bishop, Vice President Service and Alliances, Sage

ICT (Telecoms & Technology)

Tamara Parker, CEO, Mercer
Annette Breetzke, Head: Human Capital, Momentum Metropolitan
Candice Naicker, Head of Human Capital IT, Old Mutual
Laura Dunstan-Smith, Principal Leader and Capability Lead, BSG


Samantha Weinreich, Head: Talent Acquisition, Business and Commercial Banking, Standard Bank
Lerato Radebe, Head: Faculty of Leadership and Functional Development, Transnet SOC
Malisha Awunor, HRD, EOH

Media & Marketing

Elaine Brass, CEO, HWSETA
Pamela Xaba, Director, Nonkosi Creatives
Giovanni Larigan Abrahams, Operations Executive, Imperial
Marge Mantjie, Head of HR, Alexander Forbes
Thato Matlala, Organisational Design & Reward Manager, Clickatell

Mining & Minerals

Terance Nkosi, Executive Head: SHEQ and Technical Assurance, Rand Refinery
Jane March, CEO, Guy Carpenter South Africa
Ryan Rutgers, Head of Talent, Allan Gray Orbis
Latisha Naidu, Human Resources Executive, Kia

Professional Services

Lee Naik, Lee Naik, CEO and Regional President of TransUnion Africa, TransUnion Africa
Thabo Mogobe, HR Principal, Anglo American
Lynda Pefile, Executive Coach, Team Coaching & Facilitation, Tawa Consulting
Scott Gibson, CHAIRMAN, Contactable
Percy Moleke, CEO, Gauteng City Region Academy
Nompumelelo Mokou, MD – Southern Africa, Dimension Data

Retail & FMCG

Hellen Lebone, Regional HR Director ( Africa & Indian Ocean ), Hilton
Tshepo Kgobe, COO, Gautrain Management Services
Ntsako Baloyi, Head of Sustainability, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa
Eva Cruz, Senior Manager: Learning & Development, Old Mutual Insure
Setlogane Manchidi, Head of CSI, Investec

Service: Public & Private

Khanya Magudulela, Human Capital Executive, Motus Retail
Craig Sydenham, Managing Director, Vitaderm
Zain Mohomed, Senior HRBP ESA, BAT
Themba Chakela, Chief People Officer, BlueSky

Tourism, Retail & Hospitality

Xolani Mawande, CEO, SABPP
Mantati Makumbila, People Experience Manager for Consumer, Commercial and RoA, Tiger Brands
Janet du Preez, MD, Engagement Dynamics
Misiwe Xolo, Business Development Manager, Telkom
Bahle Goba-Matsho, Change Management Manager, Absa
Wendy Alberts, CEO, Restaurant Association South Africa

Transport, Logistics & Security

Elsie Pule, Group Executive Human Resources, Eskom
Jacques Greeff, Chief Excellent Officer, Unitrans
Michele Seroke, Chief People Officer, Motus
Tshidi Dabula, Founder and Managing Director, DABS Professional Services
Keshnie Martin, Former HR Lead, Accenture