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Andile Khumalo CA(SA)

CEO: Brodkast Group

Andile is the CEO of The Brodkast Group, an investor in the Technology, Media and Telecommunication sectors. He is the former Managing Director of POWER 98.7 and former COO of MSG Afrika. Andile is a former investment banker with Investec Corporate Finance, Andile is a former member of the Takeover Regulations Panel, a previous director of South African Airways, the former President of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA), and a former member of the FSB’s Directorate of Market Abuse.


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Dineshrie Pillay CA(SA)

Specialist in Leadership Development

Dineshrie is a speaker, trainer and workshop facilitator specialising in the subject of leadership development. A qualified Chartered Accountant by profession, Dineshrie offers leadership training interventions and executive coaching.


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Brett Tromp CA(SA)

CFO: Discovery Health

Brett is the Chief Financial Officer of Discovery Health. Brett has extensive experience and successful track record as a Chief Financial Officer with over 15 years’ experience in handling all aspects of financial management and managerial functions. Brett currently also operates as CEO of Discovery’s Health Care Services division which houses its Pharmacy, Wellness business and its Homecare business. Brett regularly deals with Governments in Africa and is spearheading change in corporate reporting to include Health metrics in company reports both in South Africa and the SADC region. In 2015 Brett was named as South Africa’s young (under 40) Chief Financial Officer of the year. As well as the award for the best High Performing Finance team in South Africa.


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Abed Tau CA(SA)

Co-founder: Thamani Consulting

Abed is the Co-founder of Thamani Consulting, a Financial Advisory Firm servicing SMME and large business. He is also the Co-Founder and CEO of Tuta-Me, an EdTech business delivering both incontact and online education in the form of tutoring and digital education. In addition he is also the Co-founder Silicon Maboneng , a tech development business that develops apps and systems for SMMEs and big business to make their visions come alive and also add efficiencies in the businesses.

 


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Azim Omar CA(SA)

EY Partner: Africa Growth Markets Leader

Azim is EY’s Growth Markets leader across Africa, and he has assisted many entrepreneurial companies in their growth journey. He is also an accredited Growth Navigator Guru and look after EY’s Family business offering across Africa.

He is passionate about entrepreneurs and supports entrepreneurs through the EY Winning Woman program. Furthermore, he is responsible for EY’s World Entrepreneur Awards Southern Africa and hosts our winner at the EY World Entrepreneur of the year Awards.

He also works closely with companies like Endeavour in driving entrepreneurship across the continent.

Azim leads a number of EY’s key accounts, including Naspers, Super Group and Witwatersrand University and fulfils the role of Senior Relationship Partner of various entrepreneurial and growth market accounts.

 


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Gugu Mtetwa CA(SA)

Writer, Speaker, Fellow for Centre for African Management & Markets (GIBS)

Gugu is a senior executive with more than 16 years of experience in the Financial Services and Telecommunications Industries. She has extensive knowledge of insurance and investment management industries, as well as in development financial institutions. Amongst others she serves on the board of the Development Bank of Southern Africa as an independent non-executive director and chairperson of its Audit and Risk Committee. She is also an independent non-executive director of Santam, Italtile, Sasfin bank and the Landbank. She is also a fellow at GIBS at the Center for African Management and Markets. Previous positions include Finance Executive at Vodacom and partner at PwC. In 2014 Gugu was nominated as one of the Top 35 Chartered Accountants in South Africa.


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Ismail Lambat CA(SA)

Finance Business Partner I CFO I Business Coach I Lecturer

A versatile and results-oriented professional with extensive business and financial acumen gained during a highly successful career spanning over 13 years. Possesses a proven track record of negotiating and effectively dealing with major banks, companies and government entities. Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively and influence major business decisions. Attentive to detail with a practical approach to problem solving and the knowledge required to ensure that sound judgements are made. Enjoys being part of a successful and productive team and thrives in highly pressurised and challenging working environments. Leadership style is based on the premise that collective outputs outweigh the sum of individual outputs. Resilient to any business configuration and form of team diversity and has excelled in cross cultural business environments.


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Grant Fortune

Head Private Wealth Segment: ABSA

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Aucamp van der Schyff

Commercial and Financial Manager: SYSPRO Africa

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 7 plus years in financial management and consulting experience. He specialises in strategic analysis, monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends, as well as analysing change and building financial models to forecast accordingly.  Aucamp has extensive experience in the Construction, Mining and ICT sectors, having spent most of his time in a dual-listed environment, working closely with relevant stock exchanges.  During his free time, Aucamp likes to travel and socialise with family and friends.

 


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Ayanda Seboni

Group Executive Marketing : PPS

With 18 years of financial services experience, I am an accomplished senior leader, passionate about developing commercially viable business solutions and making financial services available to the economically marginalised. I have an extensive history of developing revenue generating strategies for some of South Africa’s leading multi-nationals and delivering consistent revenue growth. During my career I have served on senior leadership committees which has given me exposure to some of the top business minds on the continent.