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Alan Scott B.A ,MDS

Former CPO 

Lafarge

Alan, began his career in the Motor Industry (Nissan & Alfa Romeo).  Brief interlude in the electronics industry(Siemens) as Purchasing Analyst. Returned to Motor Industry as Chief Buyer (Alfred Teves).  This was followed by a period in the retail industry. Returned to the Motor Industry (Ford) in 1990 as an Engineering Cost Estimator.Promoted to Local Content Planning Manager and finally Purchasing Manager.

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Amina Patterson

Head of Business Development

Edge Growth

Amina brings her passion for B-BBEE, years of experience, and strong client engagement skills to Edge Growth. The Witwatersrand BCom Accounting graduate first began her career at Edge Growth as a consultant. She then enhanced her expertise by managing and overseeing BBEE and empowerment concerns across a number of different divisions at Barloworld. Amina then pursued a Client Engagement Management role which focussed on delivering technology and innovation solutions to the financial services sector across Africa. 

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Andre Coetzee

Regional Head: Africa

CIPS 

André Coetzee has been the Managing Director of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Africa (CIPS Africa) since September 2010. He is also a member of the CIPS Group International leadership team.
André, who has a B. Com. Honours degree in Investment Management from the University of the North West, has over 26 years’ experience in the South African financial markets and related industries. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa. 

 

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Bernie Van Niekerk

Publishing Editor

Smart Procurement

Bernie van Niekerk is the Publishing Editor of The Smart Procurement Review, an African thought leadership publication dealing with leading trends in procurement and inbound supply chain management.He edits and directs SmartProcurement.co.za, a monthly newsletter with 24 000 readers, most of whom are procurement. He is the moderator of ProcurementTips.com, a leading international forum for procurement professionals.

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Cynthia Funde

Responsible Sourcing Manager

ABInBev Africa

 

Cynthia Funde is the Responsible Sourcing Manager for the Africa Zone at ABInBev. Her main responsibility is to ensure procurement sources responsibly and develops local suppliers to ensure the business maintains a licence to trade. She holds a law degree from the University of Johannesburg. Cynthia is passionate about supplier development and corporate licence to trade requirements within small enterprises.

 

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Dany Kabongo

Head: Procurement Transformation & Development

Nedbank

 

Dany Kabongo is responsible for procurement transformation and enterprise supplier development for the Nedbank Group. Dany boasts many years of experience in technical research, mining, management consulting, marketing and procurement. He holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand, an MBA from Edinburgh Business School as well as a Post-MBA in Marketing also attained at Edinburgh Business School.

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Dionne Kerr

Founder

Siyakha Consulting

 

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Siyakha Consulting, Dionne Kerr has actively advised both public and private sector clients in Transformation, Development and Strategy since leaving the banking industry in 1998. Working in BEE and Transformation since 1999, she has spoken at a multitude of conferences internationally on issues relating to South Africa, operating in Africa and Transformation. She is a regular contributor and thought leader on key elements of people, sustainability and aligning strategy to be locally relevant. With a strong portfolio of local and multinational clients, Dionne has also served on several Executive committees and is an activist on issues of change and development.

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Fani Molefe

Advisor - Office of HOD

Gauteng Provincial Treasury


Molefe is responsible for procurement in an environment where an incredible amount of knowledge is required in financial and market analysis for the best investment and trading opportunities in the CSIR’s dealings with suppliers and funders, including knowledge acquisition and management within the procurement space. Molefe has worked in various roles in his 22-year career, among them as
a researcher, process specialist, operations support manager, operations training manager, finance manager and commercial manager.

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Fikile Khumalo

Director Material Governance, Risk and Compliance

Ministry of Defence

I am the Director Matériel Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) in the Department of Defence(DoD). My responsibilities include executing the GRC function with respect to Matériel (Supply ChainManagement(SCM) by managing the governance of procurement, acquisition, logistics and disposal of equipment and services. Prior to my involvement in the SCM domain, I was extensively involved in Enterprise Risk Management within and beyond the DoD.

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Howard Stephens

Former Chief Procurement Officer

Nedbank Ltd.

Recently retired ex CPO of Nedbank with 42 years experience of all facets of banking. Currently Chairman of Nedgroup Medical aid and a friend to the Travel industry in SA.

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Hugo Du Rand

Head - Group Supply Chain

Scaw Metals SA (Pty) Ltd

Hugo holds a BBA (Milpark Business School), BCom Honors (RAU), MCom (UJ), MCIPS (CIPS) and FCIPS (CIPS). He has held various senior positions in Strategic Sourcing and has been able to expand his expertise into the field of Supply Chain, where he currently holds a position as Head of Group Supply Chain. Hugo chooses to base his life on a set of values that he treasures and live up to. He is seen as a leader that can enthuse and motivate others through their vision as well as to strive for their self-development and self-improvement. He seeks purpose in all that he does and adds purpose where he can.

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Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS)

Board Advisor and Chief Executive Officer

SOEPF Forum, TK Global Experts

Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS) is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TK Global Experts, Advisor of State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum (SOEPF), Gauteng Branch Committee Chairman of CIPS Africa. TK Global Experts are thought leaders in Strategic Supply Chain and our experts assist companies to leverage on their Supply Chain and Procurement. His company offers Advisory services in Supply Chain and Procurement, Enterprise and Supplier development and assist companies to implement solution that optimise their operations, increase transparency and efficiencies in the value chain.

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Mmatshepo Rasebopye

Practioner (Director): Public Sector Supply Chain Management

South Africa

 

Ms Mmatshepo Rasebopye, a Director: Supply Chain and Asset Management at the Department of Small Business Development and former Director: Supply Chain Management at the Unemployment Insurance Fund (2008 to 2016), is a former part time lecturer (3 years) at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and currently a part time lecturer since 2014 at the Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA). 

 

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Ozias Ncube

Area Head: Management Systems

Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership

A supply chain management specialist and operations researcher with a vast experience in project management, supply chain management (including procurement, logistics and operations management), quantitative analysis, operations research and business processes. More than 10 years practical experience in these areas and the following: quantitative modelling, statistical analysis and modelling. With more than 30 MBL research supervision to completion with topics ranging from procurement, logistics and general supply chain competitiveness, including project management.

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Prof. Intaher Marcus Ambe

Professor in the School of Public and Operations Management

University of South Africa

 
Marcus Ambe is a Professor in the School of Public and Operations Management at the University of South Africa (Unisa). He is the Chairperson of the Supply Chain Management Research Group (Unisa); the Chairperson of the Tender Committee (other projects) at Unisa; Chairperson of Masters and Doctoral Research Colloquium committee at DESTTL, Unisa. He served as the Acting Chair of department for DESTTL September –December 2016. Prof Ambe has been involved and executed numerous SCM projects in the area of Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Supply Chain Strategies as well as Supply Chain Performance Management both in the public and private sectors.

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Ronald Mlalazi (FCIPS)

Head: Academy

Commerce Edge South Africa

Ronald is an accomplished procurement professional who has also achieved the coveted Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply – UK Fellowship status (2012), as a result of his outstanding contributions over the years in Procurement and Supply Chain. He also holds a master’s degree in procurement and supply chain from South Wales University. Recently elected as CIPS Congress representative for Africa (2016-2019), he currently works for Commerce Edge as the Head of the Commerce Edge Academy.

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Shaun Scott 

Managing Director 

Worldwide Integrated Logistics (WiL)

Shaun Scott is Managing Director of Worldwide Integrated Logistics (WiL). WiL provides consulting, training and operational Supply Chain services to organisations in Southern Africa. Shaun has worked in the transport, logistics and supply chain arena for the past 20 years working with clients in Africa, Europe and North America.

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Xavier Greyling

Legal Advisor / Procurement and Supply Chain Consultant

XG Consult

Xavier, is an admitted Attorney and proven Procurement and Commercial Strategist with more than 15 years’ experience (MCIPS accredited) in improving systems, processes and operational efficiency for major blue-chip organisations on the entire discipline of Procurement and Supply Chain Management. 

 

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Alan Scott B.A ,MDS

Former CPO 

Lafarge

Alan, began his career in the Motor Industry (Nissan & Alfa Romeo).  Brief interlude in the electronics industry(Siemens) as Purchasing Analyst. Returned to Motor Industry as Chief Buyer (Alfred Teves).  This was followed by a period in the retail industry. Returned to the Motor Industry (Ford) in 1990 as an Engineering Cost Estimator.Promoted to Local Content Planning Manager and finally Purchasing Manager.

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Amina Patterson

Head of Business Development

Edge Growth

Amina brings her passion for B-BBEE, years of experience, and strong client engagement skills to Edge Growth. The Witwatersrand BCom Accounting graduate first began her career at Edge Growth as a consultant. She then enhanced her expertise by managing and overseeing BBEE and empowerment concerns across a number of different divisions at Barloworld. Amina then pursued a Client Engagement Management role which focussed on delivering technology and innovation solutions to the financial services sector across Africa. 

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Andre Coetzee

Regional Head: Africa

CIPS 

André Coetzee has been the Managing Director of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Africa (CIPS Africa) since September 2010. He is also a member of the CIPS Group International leadership team.
André, who has a B. Com. Honours degree in Investment Management from the University of the North West, has over 26 years’ experience in the South African financial markets and related industries. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa. 

 

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Bernie Van Niekerk

Publishing Editor

Smart Procurement

Bernie van Niekerk is the Publishing Editor of The Smart Procurement Review, an African thought leadership publication dealing with leading trends in procurement and inbound supply chain management.He edits and directs SmartProcurement.co.za, a monthly newsletter with 24 000 readers, most of whom are procurement. He is the moderator of ProcurementTips.com, a leading international forum for procurement professionals.

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Cynthia Funde

Responsible Sourcing Manager

ABInBev Africa

 

Cynthia Funde is the Responsible Sourcing Manager for the Africa Zone at ABInBev. Her main responsibility is to ensure procurement sources responsibly and develops local suppliers to ensure the business maintains a licence to trade. She holds a law degree from the University of Johannesburg. Cynthia is passionate about supplier development and corporate licence to trade requirements within small enterprises.

 

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Dany Kabongo

Head: Procurement Transformation & Development

Nedbank

 

Dany Kabongo is responsible for procurement transformation and enterprise supplier development for the Nedbank Group. Dany boasts many years of experience in technical research, mining, management consulting, marketing and procurement. He holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand, an MBA from Edinburgh Business School as well as a Post-MBA in Marketing also attained at Edinburgh Business School.

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Dionne Kerr

Founder

Siyakha Consulting

 

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Siyakha Consulting, Dionne Kerr has actively advised both public and private sector clients in Transformation, Development and Strategy since leaving the banking industry in 1998. Working in BEE and Transformation since 1999, she has spoken at a multitude of conferences internationally on issues relating to South Africa, operating in Africa and Transformation. She is a regular contributor and thought leader on key elements of people, sustainability and aligning strategy to be locally relevant. With a strong portfolio of local and multinational clients, Dionne has also served on several Executive committees and is an activist on issues of change and development.

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Fani Molefe

Advisor - Office of HOD

Gauteng Provincial Treasury


Molefe is responsible for procurement in an environment where an incredible amount of knowledge is required in financial and market analysis for the best investment and trading opportunities in the CSIR’s dealings with suppliers and funders, including knowledge acquisition and management within the procurement space. Molefe has worked in various roles in his 22-year career, among them as
a researcher, process specialist, operations support manager, operations training manager, finance manager and commercial manager.

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Fikile Khumalo

Director Material Governance, Risk and Compliance

Ministry of Defence

I am the Director Matériel Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) in the Department of Defence(DoD). My responsibilities include executing the GRC function with respect to Matériel (Supply ChainManagement(SCM) by managing the governance of procurement, acquisition, logistics and disposal of equipment and services. Prior to my involvement in the SCM domain, I was extensively involved in Enterprise Risk Management within and beyond the DoD.

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Howard Stephens

Former Chief Procurement Officer

Nedbank Ltd.

Recently retired ex CPO of Nedbank with 42 years experience of all facets of banking. Currently Chairman of Nedgroup Medical aid and a friend to the Travel industry in SA.

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Hugo Du Rand

Head - Group Supply Chain

Scaw Metals SA (Pty) Ltd

Hugo holds a BBA (Milpark Business School), BCom Honors (RAU), MCom (UJ), MCIPS (CIPS) and FCIPS (CIPS). He has held various senior positions in Strategic Sourcing and has been able to expand his expertise into the field of Supply Chain, where he currently holds a position as Head of Group Supply Chain. Hugo chooses to base his life on a set of values that he treasures and live up to. He is seen as a leader that can enthuse and motivate others through their vision as well as to strive for their self-development and self-improvement. He seeks purpose in all that he does and adds purpose where he can.

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Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS)

Board Advisor and Chief Executive Officer

SOEPF Forum, TK Global Experts

Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS) is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TK Global Experts, Advisor of State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum (SOEPF), Gauteng Branch Committee Chairman of CIPS Africa. TK Global Experts are thought leaders in Strategic Supply Chain and our experts assist companies to leverage on their Supply Chain and Procurement. His company offers Advisory services in Supply Chain and Procurement, Enterprise and Supplier development and assist companies to implement solution that optimise their operations, increase transparency and efficiencies in the value chain.

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Mmatshepo Rasebopye

Practioner (Director): Public Sector Supply Chain Management

South Africa

 

Ms Mmatshepo Rasebopye, a Director: Supply Chain and Asset Management at the Department of Small Business Development and former Director: Supply Chain Management at the Unemployment Insurance Fund (2008 to 2016), is a former part time lecturer (3 years) at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and currently a part time lecturer since 2014 at the Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA). 

 

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Ozias Ncube

Area Head: Management Systems

Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership

A supply chain management specialist and operations researcher with a vast experience in project management, supply chain management (including procurement, logistics and operations management), quantitative analysis, operations research and business processes. More than 10 years practical experience in these areas and the following: quantitative modelling, statistical analysis and modelling. With more than 30 MBL research supervision to completion with topics ranging from procurement, logistics and general supply chain competitiveness, including project management.

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Prof. Intaher Marcus Ambe

Professor in the School of Public and Operations Management

University of South Africa

 
Marcus Ambe is a Professor in the School of Public and Operations Management at the University of South Africa (Unisa). He is the Chairperson of the Supply Chain Management Research Group (Unisa); the Chairperson of the Tender Committee (other projects) at Unisa; Chairperson of Masters and Doctoral Research Colloquium committee at DESTTL, Unisa. He served as the Acting Chair of department for DESTTL September –December 2016. Prof Ambe has been involved and executed numerous SCM projects in the area of Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Supply Chain Strategies as well as Supply Chain Performance Management both in the public and private sectors.

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Ronald Mlalazi (FCIPS)

Head: Academy

Commerce Edge South Africa

Ronald is an accomplished procurement professional who has also achieved the coveted Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply – UK Fellowship status (2012), as a result of his outstanding contributions over the years in Procurement and Supply Chain. He also holds a master’s degree in procurement and supply chain from South Wales University. Recently elected as CIPS Congress representative for Africa (2016-2019), he currently works for Commerce Edge as the Head of the Commerce Edge Academy.

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Shaun Scott 

Managing Director 

Worldwide Integrated Logistics (WiL)

Shaun Scott is Managing Director of Worldwide Integrated Logistics (WiL). WiL provides consulting, training and operational Supply Chain services to organisations in Southern Africa. Shaun has worked in the transport, logistics and supply chain arena for the past 20 years working with clients in Africa, Europe and North America.

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Xavier Greyling

Legal Advisor / Procurement and Supply Chain Consultant

XG Consult

Xavier, is an admitted Attorney and proven Procurement and Commercial Strategist with more than 15 years’ experience (MCIPS accredited) in improving systems, processes and operational efficiency for major blue-chip organisations on the entire discipline of Procurement and Supply Chain Management. 

 

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Bruce Rowe

Managing Director

MPowered

Bruce has been with Mpowered since 2005.

Bruce worked in the investment banking industry in the UK prior to joining Ernst & Young South Africa as a management consultant. Bruce subsequently worked for Dimension Data, Commerce One and Volition Consulting services prior to joining Mpowered Business Solutions.

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