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Dr. Abdul Majid Mahomed

Head of Professional Body

CIPS South Africa



Dr Abdul Majid Mahomed is an experienced operations manager. He was in charge of a complex supply chain of study materials planning, printing and distribution for the largest open distance learning university in the African continent, UNISA. He was an Executive Director and served on the senior executive management team of UNISA for the past ten years before joining CIPS as the Head of the Professional Body.


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Adv Helen Venter

Managing Director and Public Finance Specialist

Brasika Consulting



Helen has a wide range of experience gained during her 7 years as a legal technical expert in the government Tender Board and more than 23 years in the financial and regulatory public sector environment. She is skilled at rendering the following services on both an operational and management level: PFMA/MFMA implementation and compliance, Governmental Property Management, SCM, legal advice and legislative drafting, CFO related functions, Human Resource Management, Normative Financial Management, Financial Governance and Political Office Management. 





  ADV Siza Mthethwa

General Manager: KZN Supply Chain Management

Kwazulu Natal Provincial Treasury





Siza joined the Public Service as a Media Liaison and Dispute Resolution Officer in the Department of Transport where his main responsibility was the setting up of KZN Provincial Office and administrative systems for the transformation and legalization of the provincial taxi industry. When he left Department of Transport, he went back to tertiary education sector by joining Technikon Natal (known as Durban Institute of Technology) as an Administrative Manager in one of student affairs divisions. 



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Chester Zwane

Procurement Vendor Dev Specialist




Handled Procurement support functions for the past 10 years. Supplier selection, development and audits BBBEE strategy implementation, and Procurement best practice research . I joined Engen Petroleum in 2002, after a one year stint at Coca Cola Canners where I was involved in quality systems implementation.I also worked for Unilever for 9 year in Quality Control department and Product development departments.I have strong business/enterprise development skills gained while working with small enterprises in in Durban





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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Eustace Mashimbye

Chief Executive Officer

Proudly SA



Eustace has been in his current role for 10 years and has overseen 10 successive clean audits for Proudly SA. He is a qualified Financial Accountant. He majored in Financial Accounting and Corporate Law and is currently in the process of completing his qualification as a Chartered Secretary (Corporate Governance specialist).


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Fani- Isaac Molefe

Advisor to Premier

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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Ian George

International Procurement Transformation Lead

United Kingdom



Ian’s experience covers academic research, training and consultancy in numerous public and private sectors (automotive, aerospace, services, nuclear) and across the world (Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia). Underpinning much of his work is his experience in comprehensive procurement and supply chain capability development models. He holds the only doctorate in leading procurement and supply chain transformation.


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Jan van Rensburg

Director: Acquisition and Contract Management, Supply Chain Management

Western Cape Provincial Government



Jan is a professional engineer with more than three decades’ experience in contracting, procurement and construction. He is a Director in the SCM unit of the Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government (WCG). He developed and implemented framework contracts in the WCG, including authoring of a new set of procurement document templates, spanning all classes of procurement.





Kamogelo Mampane

Chief Executive Officer

TK Global Experts



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.  deals for State Owned Enterprises.


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Khanya Okumu CA(SA)

Enterprise and Supplier Development Specialist

Old Mutual




Khanya Okumu is the Enterprise and Supplier Development Specialist at Old Mutual. She has experience in credit analysis, enterprise finance, financial reporting and internal audit.She is a qualified CA(SA) who is passionate about development (in particular youth and women) and education. 


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Lawson Naidoo

Senior SCM Advisor

Gauteng Provincial Treasury




Lawson Naidoo is a seasoned Public Sector Procurement Specialist with 24 years of industry expertise. He offers professional services in advisory; technical support and training with a proven track record of completed projects. Lawson has developed and implemented management and training solutions for both public and private sector organisations. He lectures part-time at the University of Pretoria and Gordon Institute for Business Science and is an accredited trainer, assessor and moderator. 

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Lebogang Letsoalo

Director Manaing


Lebogang Letsoalo is currently the director of Sincpoint,She is the Former Vice President Supply Chain in Sasol .She handled Outbound related supply chain activities executed within Performance & Base Chemicals. Her extensive range of experience varies within different sectors of the business, where she held different portfolios mainly within the energy sector, chemicals and mining industry at a local and global level. .



Lefentse Chapman

Provincial Manager,Enterprise and Supplier Development




Lefentse Chapman is the Provincial Manager for Absa Enterprise and Supplier Development, KZN. She is a seasoned ED professional with a career spanning 15 years in UK and South Africa. Her knowledge and experience include ESD, business incubation, strategy, funding, stakeholder engagement, training, mentoring and coaching. Her previous role include Export Consultant for an Enterprise Development Agency in the UK where her role was to facilitate opening of markets for businesses in the Sheffield area to clients worldwide. Lefentse holds an MBA (University of Derby), MSC Multimedia Engineering (Nottingham Trent University) and is currently completing her MSC in LED (UKZN).




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   Liso Steto

Chief Director: B-BBEE Procurement Transformation & Verification, Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment, Special Economic Zones & Economic Transformation

Department of Trade and Industry






Mr Liso Steto is the Acting Chief Director for Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment in the Department of Trade and Industry. He is an internal auditor by profession. He completed his Association of Certified Chartered Accountants training articles in 2005 with the Office of the Auditor General South Africa. Liso worked at PWC (then called PriceWaterhouseCoopers) as a senior consultant focusing on internal audits and process improvement assignments for a number of public and private sector clients.






Malcolm Farrell


Supply Chain Network



Malcolm Farrell has a long career in the Procurement discipline, having worked through various buying roles in Anglo American, including business lead to develop the eProcurement strategy at Anglo and Head of procurement at AngloGold, and is currently Group Procurement Director at Group Five and also a director of Supply Chain Network.Malcolm has completed a degree in commerce and a master’s thesis in Procurement Strategy.





Martin Rai Naidoo

Branch Operations Engagement KZN




Joined SARS on 01 July 2007, has undergone various training on all key tax types like Income Tax;VAT & PAYE. Joined Branch Operations Engagement in August 2010, a department responsible for Tax Education; Outreach & Campaigns. His role is to do Tax Education presentations targeting individuals; practitioners; Government and Small Businesses.


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Nawaaz Abdul Kalick(FCIPs) (MCIPS) (MBA)

Group Procurement & Supply Executive

Astrapak Limited


After 18 years of service at packaging Group Nampak, Nawaaz joined Astrapak in 2013. Nawaaz has extensive experience across the supply chain in several senior roles including Operations Director,General Manager, and Divisional Supply Chain & Procurement Manager. He was part of the Team that achieved the first Oliver Wight capable IBP accreditation in Africa and has been Chairperson of the KZN Branch of CIPs Africa since 2012. In addition to his original role at Astrapak,Nawaaz was appointed Supply Chain Director of the Moulding & Forming Divisions and is currently also responsible for several Operations. companies have retained Bernie’s services to restructure their procurement environments at a strategic level.


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Ndabeni Bagosi

Former CPO, Head of Agility and Cost Management





Ndabeni BAGOSI has held senior and leadership Supply Chain positions in various industries that include Telecomms, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Petrochemicals. He has vast commercial and research knowledge. His knowledge on Supply Chain Management and Strategy spread beyond South Africa. He is a former Council Member of Walter Sisulu University and Board Member of Walter Sisulu Foundation,where he was chairperson of Finance and Investment Committee of the Board.f


Nico Snyman

SA’s RISK GURU and Chief Executive Officer

Crest Advisory Africa

Nico is the founder and CEO of Crest Advisory Africa (Pty) Ltd, a boutique training and Development and Corporate Governance Advisory enterprise.Nico is an International acclaimed Enterprise Risk Management expert and Speaker pertaining to Enterprise-, Project- and Operational Risk, across all verticals and horizontals ofCorporate and Public enterprises, such as Supply Chain Management, Legal Compliance, Internal Audit, Safety and Business Continuity. His methodology has been implemented to enhance lean processes, driving objectives and create profitability.


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Nombuso Msomi

Procurement Manager

Airports Companies South Africa




Nombuso Msomi is the Supply Chain Manager for Airports Company South Africa’s King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu-Natal. She holds an MBA and has been the Supply Chain Management Professional for 9 years. She has extensive experience in Public Sector Supply Chain Management and worked for the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb), South African National Parks (SANParks), Umgeni Water as well as the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. 


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   Prof Ad Sparrius

System Engineering & Management (Pty) Ltd

South Africa





Adriaan Jacobus Anne Sparrius holds various qualifications namely; MSc BEng (Electronic Engineering), University of Stellenbosch, Master of Science in Electronic Engineering (MSEE),University of California, Berkeley. Master of Business Leadership (MBL) (cum laude), University of South Africa.Adriaan lectures project management courses for UNISA’s Graduate School for Business Leadership.



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   Rob Kaletsch 

Procurement Specialist: Forest Operations, South Africa Division,

Mondi Group




“Rob has more than 20 years in Supply Chain Management environment including portfolios in Hospitality Event Management, IT Distribution and currently in the Pulp & Paper industry. With a keen interest in data analysis, process improvement and team leading, Rob has managed to increase operational performance in the value chain.”




Rodney Moolman

Director: Local Government: SCM

Western Cape Provincial Government



Rodney Moolman: Director: SCM Education Training and Development (ETD): Office of the Chief Procurement Officer: National Treasury - Rodney has worked all three spheres of government and has a wide range of experience in SCM. He is currently heading up the unit, SCM ETD in the National Treasury. Previously he was responsible for SCM Training and the Supplier Development Programme in the Western Cape Provincial Treasury





Ronald Mlalazi (FCIPS)

Head of Academy

Commerce Edge SA




Ronald Mlalazi (FCIPS) is a qualified procurement professional. He achieved the internationally acclaimed Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Fellow status in 2012. Ronald has conducted in-house Supply Chain Management training programmes for several companies and has lectured on the CIPS Education Programme (Levels 3 to 6) for over ten years, coaching and preparing students for the examinations. Ronald is an assessor on various Seta-approved Supply Chain programmes. 


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Sandile Ngcobo

Deputy Head: Supply Chain Operations

eThekwini Municipality



Sandile C. Ngcobo, is a former eThekwini Municipality head of Supply Chain Operations for over 8 years at an Executive level. Some of my responsibilities includes inter alia:-Accountable for contracts; stores & inventory; purchasing and disposal in the city of Durban.Owner of the SCM Process; which includes demand; acquisition; logistics and disposal & performance management.Designing; implementing and maintaining systems; policies; procedures and practices to manage Supply Chain processes & work effectively with Provincial Treasury on various Policies & Acts.  





Sese Chasakara

Head of Procurement: Financial Services

Reserve Bank of South Africa




Sese is highly experienced in Supply Chain Management and has covered a wide range of strategic, tactical and operational areas.He has particular expertise in Procurement transformation, Business transformation,value chain analysis, Analytics and Reporting.As an individual he is entrepreneurial in nature, approaching business with a flair for magic and logic.



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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Takalani Tambani

Chief Director : Black Industrialist Program

Department of Trade and Industry



The dti is a dynamic industrial, globally competitive South African government organisation, characterised by inclusive growth and development, decent employment and equity, built on the full potential of all citizens. The dti's mission is to promote structural transformation, towards a dynamic industrial and globally competitive economy and to provide a predictable, competitive, equitable and socially responsible environment, conducive to investment, trade and enterprise development.



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Themba Shezi (CIA, CCSA, CSCP)

Head : Integrated Programme Management

eThekwini Municipality



Academic & Professional Qualifications-IAC - Accountancy;Advanced Certificate in Applied Management I;Advanced Certificate in Applied Management II;CIA - Certified Internal Auditor;CCSA - Certificate in Control Self Assessment;CSCP - Certified Supply Chain Professional and MBA – Currently Studying.Have knowledge, skills and experience gained from working for some of the world class companies,operating in different sectors of the economy, such as Petro-Chemical, FMCG, Packaging, Health Services and currently Public Sector.





Vaughan Zoutendyk

National Head: Training & Education Division

Commerce Edge




Vaughan holds a diploma in Marketing, a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree – Marketing and Financial Planning Institute (ILPA) qualification. He heads up learning and development – training and facilitation work for Commerce Edge South Africa, his core skills include: Direct Sales, Key Account Management, Sales Management,Managing People (coaching and empowering and aligning to KPIs), Sales Strategy Development, Public Speaking and Facilitation Skills, 


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Wiso Mdalo

Group Procurement Manager,

Coca Cola Peninsula Beverages



Wiso Mdlalo, born and raised in Healdtown Village, in the Eastern Cape up to Secondary education, and Tertiary education in these institutions, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Unisa and University of Stellenbosch Business school,
An entrepreneur in the making, who’s experience spans on both Local and International Brands and companies,A Group Procurement Manager coupled with Management accountant experience, with expertise in most strategic spheres of a Business, from Projects to implementing of world class Strategic Sourcing approaches, driver of value creation and BBBEE opportunities, 

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Hugo Du Rand

Head of Group Supply Chain


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.airs.


Ian Hendry

Corporate Card Business development 

Nedbank Corporate Card 

Ian began his working career as a civil engineer designing large industrial plants and later running construction sites. During this period he learned the importance of correct procurement methods and timeous delivery of materials onto the construction site. After completing a management degree, Ian began working for FNB where he was involved in the design of the internal online purchasing systems used to procure everything from operational materials through to assets. Since joining Nedbank over 10 years ago, Ian has become a specialist in corporate card payment solutions best out of their card programs.

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Lindiwe Zulu

Minister of Small Business Development: National Executive

Member: National Assembly

Ms Zulu is the Minister of Small Business Development. She was the special advisor to the President on International Relations. She previously served as the head of communication for the PAN African women’s organisation in Angola in 1988. In 1989 she moved to Lusaka, Zambia where she held the position of head of communication in the ANC department of Religious Affairs. After which in 1990 she moved to Uganda where she was the head of communication and administrator in the ANC office.   In 1991 she returned to South Africa and became the head of communication in the ANC Women’s League. She was later elected to the ANC Department of Information and publicity as the spokesperson for the first democratic elections. In 1994 she became a member of the Gauteng Legislature and in 1995 was appointed Deputy Speaker of the Gauteng Legislature. In 1999 she was the special advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.


Mbulelo  Gingcana

Senior Manager: Supply Chain Management

Civil Aviation Authority

Mbulelo has over 10 year experience in Supply Chain Management. He is involved in policy review and SCM system design at the South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). As a member of the CAA team, Mbulelo has been awarded a clean audit by the Auditor General. He participated in the organisation’s B-BBEE accreditation, for which it achieved a level 2 in 3 years. Mbulelo is the Senior Manager Supply Chain at the S.A. Civil Aviation Authority.


Xavier Greyling

Commodity Manager




Xavier, a B Juris, LL.B.-graduate and admitted Attorney since 2000 (now non-Practising), commenced his career in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, and gained exposure over a wide and diverse array of legal and related matters ranging from legal collections, civil litigation and defence, criminal representation and contract negotiations and drafting. After leaving practise, Xavier Joined Sappi Fine Paper and held a number of procurement and related positions over some nine years, the last culminating as Contract and Support Manager in the then newly created Centre-Led Procurement structure.


Ian Hendry

Corporate Card Business development 

Nedbank Corporate Card 

Ian began his working career as a civil engineer designing large industrial plants and later running construction sites. During this period he learned the importance of correct procurement methods and timeous delivery of materials onto the construction site. After completing a management degree, Ian began working for FNB where he was involved in the design of the internal online purchasing systems used to procure everything from operational materials through to assets. Since joining Nedbank over 10 years ago, Ian has become a specialist in corporate card payment solutions best out of their card programs.

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