Accelerate Cape Town
Chris is the Chief Executive Officer of Accelerate Cape Town.
Jock is a Director of WESGRO, SAPPI, Coronation Fund Managers, and the Save the Children Fund (Cape). He is Chairman of the UCT Foundation and the Rondebosch Boys School Education Trust. Previously he was President Africa, Middle East and Asia for the Chevron Corporation from 2001 to retirement in 2004.
Ashoek is General Counsel at Media24. He is an attorney and has worked previously for the Western Cape Provincial Government.
Danie is the Chief Executive Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers Western Cape and a member of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Southern Africa Executive Committee.
Dr Pandelani Mathoma
Pandelani is the GM responsible for Corporate Affairs at Old Mutual South Africa. His responsibilities include Group Stakeholder Relations; Transformation; the Old Mutual Foundation and relations with Black Business Partners.
Gavin is the Chairman of AVI, an executive director of Coronation Investments and Trading Limited and a non executive director of a number of other companies
John heads up the Stakeholder Management within the Santam Group of Companies. His function is to ensure that the Santam Group continues to build appropriate business relationships with material stakeholders in local, provincial and national government to ensure that the business safeguards its reputation, obtains access to new markets, and remain relevant.
Johnson & Johnson
Laura Nel holds the position of Head of Corporate Affairs for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Sub-Sahara Africa and has worked in a number of areas within the organization during her 20 year tenure. She is a founding member of the Society of Consumer Affair Professionals in South Africa (SOCAP South Africa) and currently serves on the voluntary Executive Committee. Laura also serves as Chairperson on the Western Cape Advisory Board for the National Business Initiative (NBI).
Lele is the head of HR at investment company Allan Gray and comes with significant experience in HR roles in several financial services companies.
Business Leadership South Africa
Michael Spicer is the Vice-President of BLSA, an Executive Director of Anglo American South Africa, and is on the Board of Rothschild South Africa.
Pedro Rhode is the Regional General Manager of the Nedbank Network in the Western Cape. This network oversees a total of 1200 staff in a matrix of 91 branches. With ten years of banking experience, Pedro is responsible for the execution of the Nedbank Network strategy through managing branch distribution networks and driving a sales team to achieve financial effectiveness, operational risk management and client service in the Western Cape.
Selwyn Hockey is an attorney and the managing partner of the Cape Town office of Webber Wentzel Attorneys and is an acting Judge in the Cape Town High Court.
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All 230 staff members of Accelerate Cape Town member organisation, Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, will be rewarded with a bicycle in recognition of the Hotel’s stellar performance in Rezidor’s energy saving initiative, Think Planet ! Cape Town’s Radisson Blu Waterfront is leading the way in energy efficiency, and was announced as the winning hotel in the [...]
- African Creative Economy Conference comes to Cape Town
This dynamic conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa (World Design Capital 2014) from 6-9 October this year. It follows popular annual conferences already held in Nairobi, Kenya and Dakar, Senegal, where it has proven to be instrumental in creating demands for markets and raising the profile of African cultural goods and services [...]
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- June 19, 2013 8:00 amKPMG Sustainability Forum
- June 21, 2013 7:30 amAccelerate Cape Town Board Meeting
- August 23, 2013 10:00 amAccelerate Cape Town Annual General Meeting
- September 20, 2013 8:00 amKPMG Sustainability Forum
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