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About The Future of HR

HR is rapidly becoming one of the most influential departments of an organisation, from constructing the corporate brand identity and aligning strategic and organizational goals, to ensuring the implementation of legislation through the systems and processes of the company.

The Future of HR Awards seeks candidates who represent the best in the Human Resources Management (HR) profession in South Africa. Industry leaders are brought together to celebrate excellence in the HR profession, recognising individuals, teams and organisations for their outstanding achievements in people management by showcasing strategies and practices that deliver direct impact on business performance and innovations that set new standards for the industry.

The Future of HR is an innovation-focused initiative, the Future of HR Summit is an annual gathering in which business leaders and HR thought leaders can share their challenges and successes, to advance strategic HR within their organisations and across the economy. The Future of HR Awards complements the Summit by recognising and promoting the leading lights of the HR industry today; individuals and companies busy reshaping HR into a cutting-edge strategic component integrated with their vision and mission. Every year, our award winners raise the bar higher.

Change isn’t coming. It’s here. We can struggle to survive or we can adapt and thrive, in the workplace of tomorrow. HR is undergoing a closely-watched revolution, through digital disruption, with tech tools and human ingenuity combining to evolve HR’s business impact exponentially. The Summit helps delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow.




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2020 Speaker Network

KeyNote Speaker

Honourable Naledi Pandor

South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education & Training

Candice Watson

Executive: Human Capital

AECI Limited

Marc Privett

General Manager

Rapelang Rabana

Founder & CEO

Rekindle Learning

Gary Willmott

CEO and

Hi5 Technologies

Michael Cook

Senior Manager

Center for the Future of Work, EMEA, Cognizant

Mervyn George

Innovation Strategy Lead for Africa


Helen Nicholson

Chief Executive Officer

The Networking Company

Themba Chakela

Principal Head, Human Resources

Dimension Data

Tshidi Khunou

Head of Talent Acquisition

FNB Wealth and Investments

Xolani Mawande



Dirusha Ganapathy Juta

Founder and Managing Director

Beyond Transform

Miyelani Mkhabela

CEO and Founding Director

Antswisa Management Group

Nicola Tager

Global Head of Careers


Jerry Gule


Institute of People Management

Dave Millner


HR Curator, Speaker and Trainer on The Future of Work, Digital HR Transformation, Agile HR and HR Analytics

Candice Booysen

Human Resources Director

Interconnect Systems SA

In partnership with Simplify, the Future of HR Summit & Awards brings together CEOs, HR leaders and HR tech innovators from across southern Africa.

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