CEO, Shirley Zinn Consulting
Prof Shirley Zinn is the former Human Resources Director of Standard Bank South Africa and Deputy Global Head of Human Resources for the Standard Bank Group and has since registered her own company: Shirley Zinn Consulting that provides consulting and advisory services in HR, Transformation, Leadership and Education.
Head of Legislation, CRS
Nicolette Nicholson joined CRS Technologies Pty Ltd as a leading expert in Employment Legislation for both the National and African markets during 2012. She currently holds the position as the Head of Legislation. With over 32 years’ experience in the Payroll Arena and Employment law she is applying her strong expertise in compliance-driven strategies with regards to Employment Legislation and Tax compliance.Nicolette is a well-known public speaker and training facilitator on topics in the Employment and Tax legislation compliance and is well known for her diverse knowledge on majority of the African countries.
CEO, Breakthrough Development
Buyani Zwane is an inspirational speaker, network builder, student, educator and leadership development facilitator. He has been involved in the Human Resources Management, Business and Leadership Development for over 25 years with local and international companies. He served as executive chairperson at FranklinCovey Southern Africa for 5 years, a company he co-owned for over 7 years with presence in 14 Southern African countries and Indian Ocean Islands. He continues to serve as director of Dynamic Leadership Solutions (Pty) Limited and Magnificent Mile (Pty) Limited, while leading Breakthrough Development (Pty) Limited, a Leadership Development and Business Consultancy company founded in 2000 as Chief Engagement Orchestrator (CEO).
CEO, Quest Staffing Solutions
Kay Vittee is the CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions (Pty) Ltd, Africa’s leading staffing solutions company within the white-collar recruitment industry. A superb business leader, Kay inspires her organisation to achieve superior customer service and constantly improve the company’s triple bottom-line consisting of financial, environmental and social facets.
Kay is an astute business woman, holding a Master’s in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Economics and a number of other financial and marketing qualifications. Kay’s business acumen, vast experience and personal journey of success have made her a sought after speaker and thought leader.
HR Director, LexisNexis South Africa
Vuyo is the Human Resources Director for LexisNexis South Africa and has extensive human resources, management consulting and change management experience, gained over the past 20 years and across a variety of respected organisations and industries. During the course of her career, Vuyo has spearheaded programmes that range from business process re-engineering and systems implementation, strategy development and organisational transformation. During this time, Vuyo has developed competencies in the following areas:
Themba George Nkosi
General Manager: Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Transformation, ArcelorMittal
He manages functions including, HR, Corporate Communications, Branding, Corporate Social Investment and the ArcelorMittal Foundation, Internal & External Relations and Government Relations.
ArcelorMittal South Africa is the largest steel producer on the African continent with 15000 employees (both direct and indirectly) and is a subsidiary of the ArcelorMittal Group, which in turn is the largest steel producer in the world.
Dr Pascal Siphelele Zulu
Executive Director: Human Resources, UNISA
He started his career as a high school teacher in KwaMashu, and worked many years in the private and public sector before being appointed as Senior Director: HR at the Mangosuthu University of Technology and Executive Director: HR at the University of South Africa. He has done consulting work in HR and risk management.
Siphiwe Moyo is the Chairman of the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP) and the Chief Executive of Paradigm People Solutions. Previously, he was the divisional Head of Learning and Development for at least three JSE listed companies.