Alison Groves is regional director at WSP in Africa. Groves has been involved in the 'green' movement in South Africa since its inception in 2007 and is a Green Star accredited professional..
Andre Westerveld is the regional director of Elanco Animal Health in South Africa..
Andy Hadfield is the CEO of volunteering platform and CSI management tool forgood. He launched his first startup aged 19 before going on to hone his skills in a number of tech ventures, sales apps and one of the first digital engagement programmes in the country, The Deloitte Way.
Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy is editor at Memeburn and prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn..
A former CEO of Grey South Africa and President/CEO of Grey Canada, Ann Nurock is now the Africa Partner of Relationship Audits and Management, a global consultancy specialising in the measurement, risk mitigation and optimisation of B2B relationships. Contact details: | Twitter @Annnurock.
Beverley Klein is the editor of the Marketing Media South Africa section on Bizcommunity.com. With a background in journalism and historical studies, she's dived into the world of industry news, curating content, writing and interviewing thought leaders.
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He writes for several online sites such as Tech.co, Semrush.com, Tweakyourbiz.com, Socialnomics.net.
Brenda Martin is CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA). Martin has worked at senior level in the education, political science, sustainability and energy policy sectors in South Africa over the past 18 years.
Brendan Seery has been in the news business for most of his life, covering coups, wars, famines - and some funny stories - across Africa. Brendan Seery's Orchids and Onions column ran each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town.
Cari Coetzee is a contributor to Bizcommunity Tourism, Agriculture and Lifestyle..
Carmen Murray is a passionate entrepreneur who has been an active force in developing strategies for global and local brands across diverse industries in SA, and extending into Africa. She has shared her passion for digital marketing by conceptualising and orchestrating marketing campaigns that effectively reinforce and build brand image and revenue for many blue chip companies across the globe..
Having joined the ad industry in London, Chris Brewer spent most of his career in media analysis and planning - but has performed just about every advertising task from Creative to Research. He's an honorary lifetime member of the Advertising Media Association and regularly advises agencies and clients regarding their media plan costs and strategies. He is also often asked to talk at industry functions. Email: .
Chrisna is a hands-on, practical, and solutions-driven individual, who values purpose, passion and a good sense of humour. She heads up strategy at Weathermen & Co, a four-year old agency in Windhoek, Namibia, that's quickly grown to become the biggest, with clients like Tafel Lager, Ohlthaver & List, FNB Namibia, NamDairies and MTC.
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Danny Bryer is Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott..
Donia Kamstra has a 22-year track record in the property industry that includes a number of high profile developments. She has worked with property and construction solutions company Profica since 2006 in a variety of roles that have included client development manager, project manager, and championing the company's sustainability focus as a technical working group member of the Green Star SA rating tool.
Dorah Modise is the CEO and an executive director of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA). She is a sustainability specialist with over 16 years' experience in the field.
Elaine Jack is City Improvement District (CID) manager of Sandton Central Management District..
Eugene graduated from the University of Cape Town with distinctions in financial accounting and classical piano. He then spent over two-and-half years working in branding and communications at two of South Africa's top market research companies.
Gaopaleloe Mothoagae is head of Sustainability and Transformation at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa. She is a visionary and inspirational leader with more than 12 years' experience in financial management and corporate affairs management..
Greg Morris is the chief executive officer of MICROmega Holdings Limited. Greg joined the group in 2000 and was appointed CEO in January 2011.
Hannl Cronje is the CEO of Orion Organisation NPC based in Atlantis, Western Cape. Orion Organisation NPC creates futures for those with physical, intellectual and psycho-social disabilities through the provision of professional and development services..
Helen Fraser is the operations director of the Nashua Children's Charity Foundation. Under Fraser's guidance, the NCCF supports almost 15,000 underprivileged children on a daily basis.
Hermann Erdman is CEO at REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa). An entrepreneur and businessman, Erdmann has extensive experience in the manufacturing and retail sectors having served on a number of industry-related boards.
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Ilse is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com, the first-choice B2B news site in Africa. She is the former editor of Marketing & Media Africa at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing lifestyle and travel writer.
Jason McNeil is chief operating officer at Interwaste. He has been in the waste management industry for 20 years and has, over this time, been involved in the strategic and day-to-day operational, technical, marketing and sales-related functions within the business.
Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
John Schooling is the founder and MD of STAG African - a multi-dimensional green property development, student accommodation and renewable energy group..
Julia is a junior writer at Memeburn; a UCT film graduate with a passion for dogs, media, and dog-centric media. If she's not gushing about the new television show that you need to watch, she's rewatching The Good Place (which you need to watch)..
Justin Smith is head of the Woolworths Good Business Journey (Sustainability Programme). He is responsible for the strategy, structure and integration across the business to deliver its over 200 targets across transformation, social development, environmental issues and climate change..
Karen Petersen currently works for Tongaat Hulett, a large JSE-listed agricultural and agri-processing business which includes integrated components of land management and property development..
Larry Feinberg is currently the executive director of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS), a voluntary association for the membership of quantity surveyors..
Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Former automotive and ICT editor.
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com and one of our Lifestyle contributors. She is passionate about issues of inclusion, equality and diversity and was the only SA finalist shortlisted for the Women in Marketing #WIMawards2017.
Louise Marsland is currently Africa Editor: Bizcommunity.com; a Content Strategist and Trainer; and Trend Curator for Bizcommunity.com and her own TRENDAFRiCA.co.za. She has been writing about the media, marketing and advertising communications industry in South Africa for over 20 years, notably, as the previous Editor of Bizcommunity.com Media & Marketing; Editor-in-Chief AdVantage magazine; Editor Marketing Mix magazine; Editor Progressive Retailing magazine; Editor Business Brief magazine and Editor FMCG Files ezine..
Lynn Joffe heads up Creatrix, a radio branded content specialist, bringing destination listening to a spectrum of South African target markets. Creatrix is the custodian of several successful storytelling campaigns, including Absaville (Absa), 24/7 Chomza Place (Telkom) and Makarapa City (Anglo American)..
I'm a creative and hardworking young woman, focused on growing professionally. I have proven success with implementation of marketing strategies and the creation and execution of event activations, marketing and PR campaigns..
I am part of the fantastic marketing team at Giltedge Africa - a brand that is defining luxury travel for Africa, continuously on the lookout to improve its product offering for international travellers. I write content about the tourism offerings in Southern Africa, East Africa and the Indian Ocean islands, new travel trends, sustainable tourism and multi-generational travel..
Enthusiastic UCT graduate with a passion for fashion, film, and words..
Megan Sayle graduated with a BA degree, majoring in English and Philosophy, from the University of Stellenbosch. She continued her studies, completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, Advertising and Communications at Red and Yellow in Cape Town.
Michael Baretta is Managing Director [dot]GOOD, a marketing consultancy focussed on bridging the gap between the greater good and the bottom line..
Mike Sharman is the owner of Retroviral Digital Communications, an online communications consultancy specialising in communication strategy, social media and content creation..
Nathan Nayagar is managing director of Lexmark - South Africa & English Speaking Africa..
Neil Cameron is Johnson Controls area general manager, building efficiency - Africa.
Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...
Copywriter and content manager. Unapologetically black and feminist..
Communications Associate, DGMT.
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Professor Elain Vlok is the founder of Clover Mama Afrika. A BSc in Home Economics marked the start of her academic pursuits, and she has gone on to complete the following degrees to name but a few: BA Library Science (Honours), BA Hons in Zulu, BA Hons in Communication, an MA in Zulu, a doctorate in Communication and an MA in Sociology (Counselling).
Mdlulwa, has been in the advertising industry for more than 22 years. He joined Collective ID as executive creative director in May 2017.
Riaan Graham is the sales director for Ruckus, sub-Saharan Africa..
Richard Gray is CEO of Harcourts Real Estate South Africa. He joined the group in September 2010.
Editor at Bizcommunity..
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Robyn de Villiers is Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller: Africa..
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
Ryan Ravens has extensive experience in leadership positions in the public and private sectors having joined Accelerate Cape Town from his role as CEO of consulting company, TetraPlex. Prior to that he was the group executive: strategic partnerships at Blue IQ Investment Holdings.
Shabeer Jhetam is CEO of The Glass Recycling Company. Jhetam holds a B.Com (Hons) degree from the University of Natal and has completed a postgraduate degree in logistics through the University of Pretoria.
Sharon Snell holds a masters degree in law, and she is the executive head of the South African Board for Sheriffs..
Shawn Theunissen is head of Property Point and head of CSR and Transformation at Growthpoint Properties..
Shelley Finch is the founder of Handcrafted Brands, a creative and digital marketing agency that specialises in working with socially and environmentally conscious brands..
Simon Clarke is director of IBIS Consulting. He has 15+ years of experience in the areas of corporate sustainability and climate change and has worked in South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom and Australia..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Siyabonga Mbanjwa is the regional managing director of Sener Southern Africa, a global engineering and technology group operating in the power, oil and gas sector..
I have been in advertising for 20 years, 10 years of that as a creative director. My background is in design and art direction so I love creating beautiful visuals.
Stephen Marshall is a Director of LMG Solutions with extensive experience in marketing and financial services in Meridian, Idaho. My work has been featured and mentioned in a wide range of publication, including Tweak Your Biz, Mobile Business Insights, Social Nomics, Small Biz Club, Energy Central, Dzone, Biz Community, Blog Her and more..
Sue Morris is a senior consultant at VBN. She works with top teams in large and medium-sized businesses to improve business performance by defining winning strategies AND enabling cultures.
Suhana Gordhan is a Creative Director at FCB Johannesburg, where she is the creative lead on Famous Brands' Wimpy - a quick-service restaurant, and Coca-Cola South Africa....
Since 2011, Terry has been with Primedia Outdoor, where she is currently marketing and marketing services executive..
Tess Sulaman is CEO of Rocketseed South Africa..
Theunis Coetzer is an entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in water treatment systems and processes. He has launched various innovative water treatment products over the years which include the soon-to-be-launched non-electrical waste water treatment plant set to revolutionise the sanitation industry.
I have over fifteen years of corporate experience, predominantly within the legal sector....
Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa.
Webb Meko is the business development director of Black & Veatch Sub-Saharan Africa. Meko has provided technical expertise, management, and advisory services for over 20 years to domestic and international clients in the African energy sector.
Werner leads Mediamark, South Africa's leading integrated, multichannel media sales house, as it continues its journey to create a converged sales capability that can help customers leverage mobile, video and content marketing, in combination with its exceptional traditional platforms....
Yashaen Luckan is the president of the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP). A registered practising architect himself, he is also an academic at the School of Architecture, Planning and Housing at University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN).