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Alderman James Vos

Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities and Asset Management

City of Cape Town

Alderman James Vos has an extensive knowledge and understanding of local government and has gained a lot of experience in how the City works while serving as Councillor for the period 2000 until 2014.

He has served as:
Chairman of the Sub-Council
Chairman of the Health Portfolio Committee
Deputy Chairman of the Rules Committee
Member of the Tourism Portfolio Committee.

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Dr Ntombi Valencia Khumalo

MMC for Corporate and Shared Services

City of Johannesburg

In tertiary Dr Khumalo was chair of a number of culture codes- dance, diversity and drama, she was very active in student politics and leadership, she has represented women in leadership in parliament and received awards for her outstanding role in leadership; she was appointed residence manager assistant in her second year of study at Witwatersrand Technikon which is currently known as UJ, after merging with 2 other tertiary institutions.

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Bernd Schulz

Senior Adviser: Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management Practice

Vantage Partners

Bernd Schulz Senior Adviser: Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management Practice, Vantage Partners

Bernd Schulz is a Senior Adviser at Vantage Partners based in Johannesburg. His specialization is Capability Development, having gained his experience in the organizational transformation of a global mining Supply Chain.

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Charlotte Kemp

Futures Alchemist

South Africa

Charlotte Kemp is a professional speaker and a futurist and deals with the interactions of futures developments in one industry, on the success and sustainability of related industries. She is an author, a podcaster and a member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa and the Association of Professional Futurists.

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Chibwe D. Mwelwa

Procurement Director

Millennium Challenge Account Zambia

Chibwe Darius MWELWA is Procurement Director for Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia limited. His key responsibilities as Procurement Director is to ensure that all procurement transactions are implemented in accordance with the MCC ProgramProcurement Guidelines, monitors compliance by the procurement Agent with all the rules and procedures of the MCC Program Procurement guidelines and supports management, and the CEO of MCA - Zambia in maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of the procurement process.

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Cornelia Olivier

Head of Sourcing, Corporate Services


Cornelia currently head up Sourcing for Marketing, Real Estate, HR and Security in Absa. She has been with Absa for almost 7 years, during which she has had various roles such as the Head of Supplier Management for Africa, and the Head of Sourcing for Technology.
She started her career with EY and managed the Sourcing Team in Liberty for a few years before moving to England and working in industries such as Oil and Gas, Technology, and Public Sector. She has extensive experience in best practice procurement implementation and in various indirect categories of spend. She holds an Honours degree in Commerce as well as MCIPS certification.


Dionne Kerr


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.

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Fikile Khumalo

Director: SCM Education Training and Development

Department of Defence

I am the Director Matériel Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) in the atériel (Supply Chain Management(SCM) by managing the governance of procurement, acquisition, logistics and disposal of equipment and services.Prior to my involvement in the SCM domain,extensively involved in Enterprise Risk Management within and beyond the DoD

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Gregory Mofokeng

Chief Executive Officer

Black Business Council in the Built Environment

Gregory Mofokeng is the CEO of Black Business Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE). He is also an EXCO Member of Construction Sector Charter Council (CSCC) and a member of the CSCC's Technical Review Committee (TRC), a Council Member of the South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession (SACLAP) and the Chairman of Tusk Construction Support Services (Tusk CSS) and Chairman of Quartile Capital Holdings.


Henry Carelse

Public Sector Specialist

Worldwide Integrated Logistics

Henry is a founding Director of Worldwide Integrated Logistics (WiL) and is based in Cape Town. He was a Director at Accenture from 1985 to 2002.Henry has experience in the programme and project management of large and complex change programmes primarily in the Supply Chain Management arena.He attained a BSc (Mathematics and Computer Science) from the University of the Western Cape in 1983. After graduating he became a lecturer at the University of the Western Cape.

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Ian Russell

CEO and Founder

Disrupting Consultancy Pty

Ian Russell is the CEO and Founder of Disrupting Consultancy Pty, a niche Board advisory company focused on the power of positive disruption and digital tools to create a whole new clockspeed and performance trajectory for business.

Ian's last corporate role was as CEO of BCX, Africa's largest technology company, with a turnover of around $2bn and a workforce numbering 10,000 employees. Prior to this, Ian was an ExCo member at Telkom, and one of the driving forces behind the recent turnaround of the once ailing telco.

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Isac Smith

Acting: Deputy Director General

Provincial Treasury, Western Cape Government

Chief Director: Asset Management within the Western Cape Provincial Treasury since April 2012.Currently responsible for financial system, supply chain and moveable asset governance within the Western Cape provincial and municipal spheres. Have 28 years' experience within SCM within the Public Sector. Head of the WC Tender Board/Director Procurement responsible for: Advisor to the Provincial Tender Board and provincial departments Identify and implement cost effective procurement initiatives.Arrange for the conclusion of provincial contracts.

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Kamogelo Mampane

Chief Executive Officer

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. Kamogelo also a Board member SAPICS and Executive Chairman of the Supply Chain Council. TK Global Experts are thought leaders in Strategic Supply Chain, Enterprise and Supplier Development and our experts assist companies to leverage on their Supply Chain and Procurement.

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Karen Shippey

Chief Director: Environmental Sustainability

Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government

Ms Karen Shippey has a Master's Degree in Environmental and Geographical Science and over 20 years of work experience. Whilst her post-graduate studies focussed on Sustainable Development, her work experience took her into the world of infrastructure development working as an Environmental Assessment Practitioner. She joined the Western Cape Government in 2011 and became Chief Director: Environmental Sustainability for the Western Cape in 2015. This role saw her providing oversight and leadership across the Provincial Climate Change, Green Economy Sustainability, Biodiversity and Coastal Management portfolios.

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Karyn Maughan

An award-winning investigative journalist and SA's top legal journalist

South Africa

Karyn Maughan is a legal journalist formerly with eNEWS in Johannesburg with a degree in journalism from Rhodes University. With a keen eye for the forensic details, Maughan examines the facts. She's no stranger to controversy and the dark side of the human psyche.

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Kganki Matabane

Chief Executive Officer

Black Business Council

Kganki spearheaded SENTECH SOC Ltd.'s expansion into the rest of the African continent since July 2017. Before that he spent 5 years as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of SENTECH. During his tenure as COO, SENTECH achieved 5 consecutive clean audits (a first in the history of the company). He is a highly-experienced public and private sector professional with more than 20 years working experience (more than 10 of those years at Executive level) and have served as an Executive Director of Operations and Transformation Policy at

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Larissa Cornelius


Association of Proposal Management Professionals

Larissa Cornelius owns nFold and is a Director of the APMP SA. She has well over 10 000 hours and over 10 years business development experience specifically around proposal best practice. She is a certified APMP practioner and was voted as one of the 40-under-40 APMP professionals in 2018 internationally.


Malcolm Farrell

Director: SCM Education Training and Development"

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.

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Mluleki Ntlemeza (MCIPS)

e-Procurement Specialist, Group Supply Chain Management Services


Mluleki Ntlemeza is an e-Procurement expert and content writer. His experience spans implementation of procurement transformation projects, governance, strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management and contract management. His most recent project is the implementation of National Treasury Central Supplier Database (CSD) Integration Project. This involves the integration of PetroSA's e-Procurement system with CSD. He has contributed a few articles in Smart Procurement newsletter.

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Nadia Ebrahim

Chief Director: Provincial Government Supply Chain Management

Provincial Treasury, Western Cape Government

Presently Chief Director: Provincial Government Supply Chain Management, Western Cape Provincial Treasury. Assessment of compliance of regulatory framework for moveable asset management for provincial departments and municipalities, cataloging of institutions strengths and weaknesses as well as targeted areas that require interventions, designing and implementing SCM / movable asset management training Interventions to develop skill and capacity within provincial departments and municipalities; policy reviews and setting of best practice norms and standards (prescribing provincial SCM policy),

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Ndabeni Bagosi

Thought Leader: SCM and Procurement

South Africa

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.

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Prof Geo Quinot

Vice Dean, Faculty of Law Professor, Department of Public Law, Director: African Procurement Law Unit

Stellenbosch University

Geo Quinot is Professor of Law at Stellenbosch University. His work focuses on administrative law and public procurement regulation. He has published widely in these fields, including the recent book, co-edited with Sue Arrowsmith, Public Procurement Regulation in Africa (2013) published by Cambridge University Press. He is the editor of the African Public Procurement Law Journal.

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Rodney Moolman

Director: SCM Education Training and Development

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

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Sanet Shepperson

Procurement Excecutive

Cell C

Sanet is a procurement and supply chain management specialist with more than 15 years' experience at leading companies like Cell C, Edcon, Italtile, Massmart and Iliad Africa. Sanet has passionately served in positions such as head of procurement, general manager, national procurement manager and procurement executive gaining experience in leading centralised, decentralised and centre-led supply chains, category management, strategic local and global sourcing, in-sourcing and outsourcing and leading cross-functional and matrix teams of up to 100+ (budgets of up to R8-billion+).
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Santie du Toit-White (MCIPS)

Director - Supply Chain Management (Sourcinger

Department of Health

Santie started her career in supply chain with the world's largest private healthcare provider. She has since worked in the construction, oil & gas, property, facilities management, media and manufacturing industries. Before joining the Western Cape Department of Health in 2014, Santie led strategic outsourcing projects in the UK & mainland Europe, engaging with leading service providers to establish mutually beneficial long-term partnerships. Santie believes that supply chain officials are in a unique position to gain a deep understanding of their customers and service providers, and that public sector supply chain is ready to embrace private sector practices for the delivery of optimal commercial outcomes.

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Shiraz Sarang

Director: SCM Education Training and Development"


Shiraz is the CPO of Nedbank for the past 4 years having been promoted from the role of Head: Strategic Sourcing. His procurement experience spans 12 years (10 years in senior management). Qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Purchasing & Supply, M-CIPS, various post graduate diplomas and certifications.

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Wiso Mdlalo

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

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Xavier Greyling

Managing Director

LEX Procure (Pty) Ltd

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

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Yogan Naidu

Non Trade Procurement


A highly experienced and professional business manager accomplished in procurement, having headed departments for prominent local and international companies. Certified Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) A committed problem solver, with well proven abilities in strategic and transactional purchasing, who understands the importance of team work and commitment, Vast experience in key areas such as strategic sourcing, SAP Business Warehouse (BW), SAP SRM, negotiation, management at a senior and executive level.

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