Alta Schoultz has 25 years' experience in the cement and lime manufacturing industries. She is currently driving the innovation strategy as the head of Innovation at PPC and also heads the Technical Marketing team.
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.
Auguste Coetzer is Director, Executive Search, at Talent Africa, an alliance of Korn Ferry..
Avi Rose, is the regional sales manager Africa at DocuSign.
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.
Group Editor at Bizcommunity.
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..
|Catherine van Schoor|
Catherine van Schoor is a Development Executive and PR officer for local NGO, Afrika Tikkun. She has a Masters in Applied Linguistics from UCT and is currently doing a Masters in Film and Television at the University of the Witwatersrand.
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: .
Chris Wild is a young, dynamic ecopreneur who was an industry analyst in the banking and retail sectors for many years. He did this while living a sustainable lifestyle and practicing permaculture on a small holding in the Eastern Cape, eventually leaving the corporate sector to focus on environmental education and climate change action.
Clinton Smith is Senior Marketing, Technical and Sales Manager at Green Worx Cleaning Solutions..
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.
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.
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..
Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
Helen Dagut is a consultant in the Environmental Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
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.
Hiten Parmar currently serves as the acting director of the national uYilo eMobility Technology Innovation Programme. Hiten is one of the founding staff members since the establishment of the uYilo Programme in 2013 when he joined the programme as senior engineer in electric vehicle systems..
|Ilse van den Berg|
Ilse is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is the former editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer.
Jeffery Nemeth was appointed president and CEO of Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA), effective January 1, 2010. In addition to his role as president and CEO of FMCSA, Nemeth was also appointed president and CEO of Ford sub-Saharan Africa, effective October 2013..
Jennifer Bruce is the founder of CSR Newsroom, a content production company that turns Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects into a multimedia news package. www.csr-newsroom.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org @jenbruce1.
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..
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..
Kirsten Hunt is a senior associate at Norton Rose Fulbright..
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 loves milkshakes, word play and alliteration, and can be reached at ..
Leigh-Anne is a brand behaviour specialist who has spent the last 15 years developing brands within some of the biggest organisations across the continent. During this time she has been awarded a number of awards for communication effectiveness, most memorably for the world renowned Trillion Dollar Campaign which was accolade the most awarded campaign in the history of Cannes.
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..
I am part of a fantastic marketing and communications team for 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..
Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity..
Melissa Baird is a multi-faceted communications strategist, workshop facilitator, public speaker and talented wordsmith whose career has spanned traditional advertising, interactive television, digital marketing and book and magazine publishing. Currently Baird is an independent sustainability communications strategist, writer and editor after a five-year tenure heading up strategy at Ogilvyearth..
Melissa Fourie is the Executive Director of the Centre of Environmental Rights..
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 the general manager at Johnson Controls Building Efficiency, Systems & Service: 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...
Nokwazi Mzobe, Founder and Lead Consultant of Matoyana Business Solutions, a boutique business consulting company located in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is targeted at start-ups, small and medium enterprises across Africa..
Communications Associate, DGMT.
Richard Gray is CEO of Harcourts Real Estate South Africa. He joined the group in September 2010.
Having been in the media industry for nine years, I have plenty of experience in every aspect of media, including writing, editing, proofreading, social media, and syndication. I also enjoy a challenge and love to widen my knowledge at every turn..
Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.com..
|Robyn de Villiers|
Robyn de Villiers is Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller: Africa..
Roger Metcalfe is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker specialising in environment, alternative energy and medicine. He received the SA National Cancer Association's Award for Enterprising Journalism for televised documentaries (MRI & Breast Cancer).
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.
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..
Simon Black is MD of Black Pepper Properties..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
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..
Stuart abandoned what was beginning to look like a long, quiet career in academia for the frenetic world of tech journalism. Currently heading up the Memeburn team, he likes to run in in his downtime.
Sue Morris is the Trend Translator at Flux Trends. Previously an eCommerce and digital marketing consultant to blue-chip companies such as Edcon, Deloitte and First Rand, Morris has joined the Flux Trends Team to run their Workshops division..
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....
Sven Lindström is CEO of Midsummer..
Since 2011, Terry has been with Primedia Outdoor, where she is currently marketing and marketing services executive..
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.
Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa..
|Werner van Antwerpen|
Werner van Antwerpen is the head of sustainability at Growthpoint Properties. His mission is to ensure that Growthpoint's properties are on the forefront of technological innovation in their drive towards greener buildings.
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).