Eusebius McKaiser is a political analyst, broadcaster, philosophy lecturer and writer, based in Johannesburg. His academic background is in moral philosophy, having studied and lectured in the philosophy department at Rhodes University, before doing research in moral philosophy as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.
Co-founder and Managing Director of FSG, Mark is the author of influential publications on collective impact, impact investing, and more, including co-authorship of several foundational Shared Value articles in the Harvard Business Review.
James Mwangi is Executive Director of the Dalberg Group, a collection of impact-driven businesses that seek to champion inclusive and sustainable growth around the world, and a Partner with Dalberg Advisors.
At the helm of the World Food Programme’s private sector partnership function, Prerana focuses on three areas for transformational partnerships, allowing WFP to amplify its impact towards achieving Zero Hunger.
Lizeka Dlepu is the of Head of Sustainability at Enel Green Power RSA. Enel Green Power is a global leader in the renewables energy sector and leading Independent Power Producer in South Africa.
Affectionately known as 'Farmer Sam', Sam has dedicated his energy to aligning Nando’s key functions and respective business units with the company’s overarching purpose. His focus areas include working to establish a robust, ethical supply chain.
From within Unilever, Dr Myriam Sidibe has created a movement to change the handwashing behaviours of one billion people and conceived and established the UN recognized Global Handwashing Day – now celebrated in over 100 countries.
Jon Duncan leads the Responsible Investment Programme at Old Mutual. The Programme is focused on driving the systematic integration of material environmental, social and corporate governance issues across the Group’s funds under management.
Dorcas Onyango leads civil society, government and private sector partners to design, implement and measure Pan-African initiatives. She joined Coca-Cola seven years ago as the Marketing and Communications Manager for The Coca-Cola Africa.
Previously Chief Operating Officer, Mark Cooper is the CEO of JCDecaux Sub-Saharan Africa. His passion has been to champion Shared Value projects giving value to cities, such as the City Information Networks across the UK.
Wendy has significant African banking experience and a track record of the successful financial turnaround and cultural transformation of a major bank. She was the founding chairman of Business Against Crime, which began in 1994.
Brian Chicksen is the Vice President (Group Sustainability: Health & EVP Support) for AngloGold Ashanti. Brian has worked for the past twenty years for AngloGold Ashanti Limited, in a variety of positions.
Anne Githuku-Shongwe is the Representative for UN Women's South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO), which is responsible for women's empowerment and gender equality in Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia as well as South Africa.
CEO of Discovery Health, South Africa's largest health insurer, Dr Jonathan Broomberg is a medical doctor and health economist. His career in healthcare includes serving as Special Advisor to the Minister of Health of South Africa.
Sanda Ojiambo is the Head of Corporate Responsibility at Safaricom, where she manages the Social Innovation, Sustainability, Environmental Management, Social Policy and the Corporate Social Investment portfolios.
Tumi Phake is an entrepreneur, business speaker and mentor. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Zenzele Fitness Group, a fitness and wellness company that operates 13 gym facilities across South Africa.
Dr. Frank Aswani is the Vice-President and Director of Strategic Relations at the African Leadership Academy (ALA) in Johannesburg, South Africa. He leads ALA’s fundraising, corporate partnerships, network development and global partnerships.
As Co-Chief Executive: Corporate and Investment Banking, Temi is responsible for delivering Barclays Africa Group’s pan-Africa Corporate and Investment Banking proposition for global, Regional and Local clients across businesses in Africa.
Suraj Shah runs the Intel® She Will Connect Program in Africa, an empowerment programme seeking to connect 5 million women through an innovative mix of technology training, gender relevant content and peer networking.
Nichole is a Managing Partner at GreenHouse Capital (GHC), the investment arm of Venture Garden, where she fosters the growth of companies at the forefront of using technology to solve real African problems.
Rosalind Kainyah MBE is a trusted advisor to global companies on responsible business investment and partnerships in Africa. She ensures that her clients’ operations have a positive socioeconomic impact while realising optimal financial value.
Eugene Boadu is an activist, avid collector of the classics of pan-African philosophy, youth educator, social organizer, keen marketer, and a passionate champion of the African promise.
Ayabonga is a development economist, columnist, radio presenter, photographer and activist. He is Managing Director of Xesibe Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a platform involved in advisory, facilitation and content development across a wide range of fields.
Dr. George Mulamula is the founder and CEO of DTBi, the largest tech incubator in Tanzania, a Senior Government Advisor on ICT Entrepreneurship & Innovation, as well as a tech start-up mentor and coach.
Tsholofelo Wechoemang is a multitasker making her mark as a media practitioner, storyteller, speaker, policy advocate, farmer and global change agent, constantly seeking new ways to use the media as a tool for transformation.
Kamogelo Mogadima is the Director of KGEE’S Farming and Tubatse African Pride and Tours, and the current Youth President of South African Women in Farming (SAWIF), which empowers women in farming through entrepreneurial skills development.
Deprose Muchena is a development and human rights advocate currently directing the work of Amnesty International as Southern Africa Regional Director. His main areas of focus are political economy of inequality, socio-economic rights and development.
Ignatius co-created Art Planet Academy to expand agricultural education to increase farming skills and food security in rural communities. The Academy rejects theoretical curricula, bringing tangible skills directly to those that need them most.
Simbarashe is the Founder and Managing Director of Oxygen Africa, a Zimbabwean renewable energy development company. He was named by Forbes Magazine as one of Africa’s 30 most promising young entrepreneurs in 2018.
Brienne van der Walt heads Agricultural Partnerships for Absa. He is passionate about addressing ecosystem-level issues in the food chain and believes that the solution to many societal problems is linked to food.
In addition to public sector reform, policy formulation and strategic planning, Fatou Leigh has extensive experience in development effectiveness and is supporting governments in the localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals, (SDGs 2030).
Struggle icon and former South Africa Minister in the Office of the President Jay Naidoo sits on the Board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, established to promote African development through a focus on promoting good governance.
Cathy is a director at Trialogue, a South African consultancy that focuses exclusively on corporate responsibility. She has worked with many large corporates on their shared value, sustainability and CSI strategies.
Wandile Sihlobo is an agricultural economist and head of agribusiness research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz). He is a columnist for Business Day and Farmers Weekly magazine.
Fifi Peters is an anchor on CNBC Africa’s flagship markets shows, Power Lunch and Closing Bell. Her journalism career began in 2011 after graduating from Rhodes University with a degree in Economics and Journalism.
Rob LeBlanc is Chief Investment Officer at Awethu Project, a pioneering entrepreneurship development company. His areas of expertise include: talent identification; entrepreneurship; SMME enterprise development; early-stage valuation and venture capital; impact investing; and social enterprise.