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.
Marc Pfitzer, a managing director at FSG, builds on 25 years of experience as advisor to executives in the private and social sector to help surface new insights and collaborative efforts against our global challenges.
Sazini Mojapelo is a passionate leader and Harvard Business School graduate, her expertise lie in the development and execution of strategic plans linked to corporate social investment, social entrepreneurship, and youth and women empowerment.
Arif Neky is the National Coordinator for the SDG Philanthropy Platform in Kenya, and Advisor, Strategic Partnerships and Philanthropy at the UN Kenya.
Maria is currently responsible for CSV deployment throughout the business value chain across the entire Group.
As company spokesperson, Motshidisi is responsible for Nestle’s reputation and perception management. She is passionate about coaching, mentorship and building capacity towards the realization of goals and objectives.
Lizeka Dlepu is the Head of Sustainability and Community Relations for EGP RSA. She is also responsible for Sustainability in Zambia.
Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sehat Kahani. Sehat Kahani is a social impact initiative of Community Innovation Hub based in Pakistan.
Dr. Gavin Armstrong is committed impact entrepreneur. He is currently serving as the Founder and President of Lucky Iron Fish™, a social enterprise attempting to alleviate iron deficiency around the world using a simple health innovation.
Christelle Kwizera, 23, is a mechanical engineer and social entrepreneur from Rwanda. She founded and currently she heads Water Access Rwanda, a social enterprise that is providing simple, affordable and durable water solutions to Rwandans while employing young people to be the solution providers.
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.
One of Discovery Health’s founders, Barry currently serves as Group Executive Director responsible for International Strategy at the Group level, and Chief Executive Officer of Vitality Group, Discovery’s international ventures arm.
Claire founded Reel Gardening in 2009 with her partner Sean Blanckenberg.
Gordon Cook is a co-founder and School Navigator for Vega School of Brand Leadership.
Meenakshi has been lecturing at the School of Economic & Business Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
As Director, Focal Point South Africa for the Global Reporting Initiative, Douglas is responsible for advancing the GRI’s mission in priority countries namely Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritius and South Africa.
Marcel has been active in the digital design and communication industry for over 18 years.
Business woman, entrepreneur and founding member of Happy with a Purpose and Mina menstrual cups.
David is a marketing and brand strategy practitioner. With a deep knowledge in research-based insight, data analytics and strategy development, across many different markets and industry sectors.
Genevieve is Founder of 0TenTic8, a FinTech venture aiming to empower agricultural producers by democratizing their access to financial services and improving the transparency of the supply chain.
Cecilia is an Economist and Urban & Regional Planner with over twenty–five years of progressive work experience in urban environmental management, policy development, analysis and implementation.
Doug is a seasoned Marketing professional who has been at the helm of some of South Africa’s most loved consumer brands.
Helen Botes has been at the helm of the Joburg Property Company since 2008. She has successfully repositioned the company by aggressively implementing the JPC Turnaround Strategy.
International environmentalist - conservationist - adventurer. Since Thomas could remember he has always been enchanted and influenced by the natural world that surrounds him.
Deirdre has an impressive marketing background ranging from international experience in IT marketing and advertising brands in Europe to being a successful entrepreneur here in South Africa.
Miles is the Founder & CEO of Liquorice, one of Africa's leading digital marketing agencies and part of the DigitasLBi network.
Dimakatso is driven by her believe that all women can become change agents and WOVSA under her leadership has embarked on a journey of poverty eradication and job creation Africa.
Ryan Short is Partner at Genesis Analytics, the largest economics-based consultancy in Africa, where he is Head of the Shared Value practice.
A specialist at Woolworths corporate head office and part of the core team coordinating and embedding the Good Business Journey Strategy across the Woolworths supply chain, corporate and store operations.
Under the direction and leadership of Nonnie, the Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau is tasked with the marketing, promotion, fostering and development of business tourism and events in the province.
As former Group Chief Executive Officer Derek was charged with leadership, growth & development of TBWA’s business in Africa.
Nthabiseng has worked as a B-BBEE professional for over 6 years, first as a Verification Analyst specializing in assessing complex ownership structures and later as a B-BBEE consultant.
JJ is an urbanist from Johannesburg. He founded Bjala (which means to plant) in 2012 to provide holistic urban solutions to the challenges presented by urbanism, specifically those found in South Africa.
Gary Greyling is the Managing Director at Mpowered Business Solutions, one of the leading providers of technology-based B-BBEE solutions in South Africa.
Michelle is the CEO of Business and Arts South Africa, which aims to develop strategic partnerships between business and the arts sector in the SADC region. She is also a columnist and radio host.
Akiva has been growing businesses, from Fortune 500s to tech startups, for over 20 years. As the regional director for Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Sub-Saharan Africa, Akiva works with public and private businesses in over 20 countries throughout Africa, a hyper-growth continent.
Zoya is the founder of ZoyaSpeaks, a platform for the sharing of African stories of hope and her ‘Africans solving African problems’ model. Her experience as a public speaker spans more than twenty years.
Tiekie is an SMME Business Consultant, a Vega Guest lecturer, a CSI Awards judge, a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) stakeholder, a CSI and sustainability strategist; a Loeries judge and the founder and CEO of Shift Social Development.
Barbara is the Senior Executive Manager: Communication & Marketing at the Gautrain Management Agency and has been involved in communication for the past thirty years, in a training, research and a practical capacity.
At just 23, Sydney was named the winner of the SABC1 reality show One Day Leader FOR 2017. The show identifies young leaders, and encourages the pursuit of innovative ways to address societal issues.
Thuli Magubane is a professional with a broad skills set. She has experience in management consulting, corporate finance and investment banking. Thuli is a graduate of UCT having majored in Political Science in 1999.
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.
Julia has been working in the technology arena since 2008. She began her career at a Wireless Application Service Provider (WASP) start-up that specialised in mobile technology.
Mandy has more than 18 years’ experience across digital marketing and brand roles in Africa, with 7 years specifically focused on mobile with different Telco’s.