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Mr Kuseni Dlamini

    Kuseni Dlamini is the Chairman of JSE-listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd, the leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in the southern hemisphere with operations in 47 countries. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual South Africa and Emerging Markets. Prior to this he was the Head of Anglo American South Africa and a…

Ms Yvonne Mhinga

Yvonne Mhinga (Chaka Chaka) is an internationally recognised and highly respected South African singer, song writer performer, entrepreneur, Global Health Advocate, and humanitarian. She serves  on the Board of Eaton Electric SA, South African- Canada Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Ashinaga International Advisory Council. A recipient of the 2017 International BET Global Good…

Patron: Her Excellency Sandra McCardell, High Commissioner of Canada to South Africa

Her Excellency Sandra McCardell High Commissioner of Canada to South Africa Sandra McCardell joined External Affairs and International Trade Canada in 1992. Following an assignment in Egypt (1994), she was posted to the Embassy of Canada to Israel (1994-96). From 1998-2000, Ms. McCardell was an Advisor to the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina on…

Founding board member: Mr Hennie Oosthuizen

As Executive: Strategic Engagements and High Profile Relations, University of Stellenbosch Executive Development, Hennie is responsible for fostering value adding opportunities for USB-ED through high profile relations, networking and events. He also promotes collaboration between USB-ED and international Universities. Hennie is passionate about serving the community, and serves…

Founding board member: Mr Greg Nott

Greg is a Director of Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. and is the head of the Africa team based in Johannesburg. He is a leading lawyer in South Africa with 28 years’ experience acting for significant South African and international companies. His particular focus is on the energy sector. Previously he was the head of the Africa Group at a leading South Africa law firm and served on the management committee of Lex Africa…

Founding board member: Ms Alyson Nerene D’Oyley

Ms D’Oyley has an LLB from UBC, a certificate of international law from the University of Amsterdam and an LLM (cum laude) from Temple University. She was called to the Bars of British Columbia (1996), Ontario (2000) and New York (2000). Ms D’Oyley is currently Company Secretary at African Rainbow Minerals Limited (ARM), a niche diversified South African mining company with excellent long-life…

Ms Noluthando Primrose Gosa

  Ms Gosa is an entrepreneur founder of Akhona Group with investment interests in real estate as well as industrials sectors. She is a former Investment Banker with Investec Bank, and is also one of the founding Commissioners of South Africa’s first National Planning Commission (NPC), a Presidential appointment. The NPC drafted the country’s current…

Ms Lenore Kerrigan

Lenore is a committed South African whose ambition is to make a difference to the transformation of the continent and development of its people. She thrives on making the impossible possible and driving business innovation through technology. She is currently the Country Manager for OpenText, Africa and has many years of management and sales experience,…

Mr Mike Morgan

Mike was born in Cape Town in 1953 and after completing compulsory National Service in 1970 started his career in the Insurance industry whilst studying towards a Business Management qualification in 1971. An opportunity to transfer to Johannesburg on promotion arose in early 1979 where he joined SA Eagle Insurance in a junior management role…

Mr Frik Landman

Frik Landman is a businessman cum consultant who turned to academia in 2005. He lives in Stellenbosch, South Africa and is currently the CEO of USB Executive Development. He has spent the past 25 years in business and consulting to a range of SMEs and corporates on issues of Strategic Leadership, Transformation and Organisational Development.…

Mr Edwyn O’Neill

Edwyn has been with Bryte (formerly Zurich South Africa) for just over 5 years and during this period he has been able to restore broker confidence in the brand and develop alternative distribution partnerships which include bancassurance, affinity and retail partnerships. Since 2012 he has held the position of CEO, overseeing the development and implementation…

Mr Brian Lever

  AGT Foods Africa, née Advance Seed, is one of the most successful seed companies in South Africa, leader in the supply of seeds to the baking industry and producer of approximately 25,000 tonnes per annum to snack lovers across the nation and abroad. Brian Lever has been with this Canadian-based company since its inception…