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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

Managing Director

CIPS Africa

Mr André Coetzee, Managing Director of The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply Africa and member of the CIPS Group International leadership team, has over 26 years of experience in the South African financial markets and related industries. He is the Gauteng spokesperson for the Kagiso PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) and has in-depth knowledge of the local and international economy and the South African political landscape. André has been the Managing Director of CIPS Africa (formerly CIPS Southern Africa) for the past three years.

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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 specialist for the Africa Zone at ABInBev. She holds a LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg. Cynthia is passionate about human rights within the supply chain and advises procurement teams on the impacts of human rights violations in relation to the brand. Cynthia constantly monitors the trends in responsible sourcing and strategizes on how to take advantage of these trends to increase collaboration with suppliers and mitigate supply chain risks.

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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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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) and MCIPS (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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Isaac Molefe

Public Sector Specialist,

South Africa


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. Molefe is a qualified and registered Chemical Engineer. 
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Kamogelo Mampane(FCIPS)

CEO

State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum

Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS) is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TK Global Experts, Chief Executive Officer of State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum (SOEPF), a member of CIPS Africa Board and Chairperson of Tshwane University Advisory Board. 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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Ozias Ncube

Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Business Leadership

UNISA SBL

 
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 Department of Business Managements

UNISA

 
Marcus is a Professor in the Department of Business Management with over 12 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management. He obtained his Honours degree (Cum Laude) and Master’s degree from the North West University-Mafikeng campus respectively and his Doctoral degree from UNISA. He has supervised several postgraduate research projects, presented 20 papers at local and international conferences. He has also published 26 articles between 2008-2014 in ISI, IBSS & DOE accredited Journals. Prof Ambe is a co-author of 2 books (Principles of Supply Chain Management: a balanced approach and Executive insight into supply chain best practices and applications) as well as co-authors of 5 book chapters.

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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). 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

Managing Director

CIPS Africa

Mr André Coetzee, Managing Director of The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply Africa and member of the CIPS Group International leadership team, has over 26 years of experience in the South African financial markets and related industries. He is the Gauteng spokesperson for the Kagiso PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) and has in-depth knowledge of the local and international economy and the South African political landscape. André has been the Managing Director of CIPS Africa (formerly CIPS Southern Africa) for the past three years.

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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 specialist for the Africa Zone at ABInBev. She holds a LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg. Cynthia is passionate about human rights within the supply chain and advises procurement teams on the impacts of human rights violations in relation to the brand. Cynthia constantly monitors the trends in responsible sourcing and strategizes on how to take advantage of these trends to increase collaboration with suppliers and mitigate supply chain risks.

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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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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) and MCIPS (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..

Fani Molefe.JPG

Isaac Molefe

Public Sector Specialist,

South Africa


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. Molefe is a qualified and registered Chemical Engineer. 
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Kamogelo Mampane(FCIPS)

CEO

State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum

Kamogelo Mampane (FCIPS) is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TK Global Experts, Chief Executive Officer of State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum (SOEPF), a member of CIPS Africa Board and Chairperson of Tshwane University Advisory Board. 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.

O Ncube.jpg

Ozias Ncube

Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Business Leadership

UNISA SBL

 
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 Department of Business Managements

UNISA

 
Marcus is a Professor in the Department of Business Management with over 12 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management. He obtained his Honours degree (Cum Laude) and Master’s degree from the North West University-Mafikeng campus respectively and his Doctoral degree from UNISA. He has supervised several postgraduate research projects, presented 20 papers at local and international conferences. He has also published 26 articles between 2008-2014 in ISI, IBSS & DOE accredited Journals. Prof Ambe is a co-author of 2 books (Principles of Supply Chain Management: a balanced approach and Executive insight into supply chain best practices and applications) as well as co-authors of 5 book chapters.

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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). 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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