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Busisiwe Sithole

Group Head: Transformation, Diversity & Inclusion at Absa Group

Seliki Tlhabane

Curriculum Enhancement Programmes for the Department of Basic Education

Cas Coovadia

CEO, Business Unity South Africa

Bonang Mohale

Former CEO, BLSA

Sibusiso Labi

Trainee, Future Innovation Lab

Mteto Nyati

CEO, Altron Group

Ralf Fletcher

CEO, Topco Media

Iain Williamson

CEO, Old Mutual

Kganki Matabane

CEO, Black Business Council

Eustace Mashimbye

CEO, Proudly SA

Muhammadh Amod

CEO, Boon Africa

Vuyo Mpako

Chief Digital and Data Officer, Old Mutual

Godwin Khoza

CEO of National Education Collaboration Trust

Masego Madzwamuse

CEO, Southern Africa Trust

Folasade Adefisayo

Hon Commissioner of Education, Lagos State, Nigeria

Mich-Seth Owusu

Africa Union Commission (AUC)

Simpiwe Somdyala

CEO, Amadlelo Agri

Vivienne Lawack

Rector and Vice Chancellor, UWC


Political Journalist & Author

Nomalungelo Gina

Deputy Minister, Department of Trade and Industry

Mandisa Mathobela

Head of Stakeholder Relations, Old Mutual Limited

Zanele Morrison

Director of Marketing & Corporate Affairs, JSE

Fikile Kuhlase

Head Old Mutual Limited Foundation

Ronald Lamola

Minister of Justice & Correctional Services

Ntombi Mcoyi

Founder & Managing Director, InRise Consulting

Khensani Nobanda

Group Executive: Group Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Nedbank

José Frantz

Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation, University of Western Cape

Ntombikayise Ngubane

Linkages & Partnerships Manager, Coastal KZN TVET College, Samsung Engineering Academy

Sung Yoon

President and CEO of Samsung Africa

Hlubi Shivanda

Director: Business Innovation Group and Corporate Affairs at Samsung South Africa

Nozipho Tshabalala

Conversation Strategist & Global Moderator & CNBC Africa Anchor

Lucas Diremela

Moderator & Host, Top Empowerment

Karla Fletcher

Director, Topco Media

Sello Hatang

CEO, Nelson Mandela Foundation

Wiseman Nkuhlu

Chancellor, University of Pretoria

Waseem Carrim

CEO, National Youth Development Agency

Robert Paddock

Founder and CEO at Valenture Institute

Ajay Lalu

MD, Black Lite Consulting

Thamo Mzobe

CEO, National Development Agency

Busisiwe Mavuso

CEO, Business Leadership South Africa

Farai Mubaiwa

Partner Management Lead, YES and Co-Founder Africa Matters

Francis Petersen

Rector and Vice Chancellor, University of the Free State

Murray Chabant

CEO, The Signa Group

Tashmia Ismail-Saville

CEO, Youth Employment Services (YES)

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Growing South Africa from the land up

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