Speakers
Daniel Silke

Daniel Silke

Daniel Silke is Director of the Political Futures Consultancy and faculty consultant for Duke Corporate Education. He is recognized as one of South Af...

George S. Chua

George S. Chua

George S. Chua is the President of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX, a member of the IAFEI. He is concurrently the Presid...

Keith Engel

Keith Engel

Keith Engel is the Chief Executive Officer for the South African Institute of Tax Professionals. As part of his core duties managing the Institute, he...

Prof Mervyn King

Prof Mervyn King

Mervyn King is a Senior Counsel and former Judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa. He is Professor Extraordinaire at the University of South Afri...

Nathan Desfontaines

Nathan Desfontaines

Nathan is a highly recognised and equally qualified cyber security risk professional, researcher and coach. He assists organisations of all sizes with...

Nathan Desfontaines

Michael Jordaan

Michael stepped down as CEO of First National Bank (FNB) in 2013, one of SA’s largest banks with a customer base of nearly nine million to pursue his...

Angeli Armand

Armand Angeli

Armand Angeli is a recognised expert in international business development, finance and accounting transformation, shared services and outsourcing.

Eduardo V. Francisco

Eduardo V. Francisco

Mr. Francisco is President of BDO Capital & Investment Corporation, the investment banking arm of BDO Unibank, Inc. He is the Co-Chairman of the Capi...

Hiroaki Endo

Hiroaki Endo

Hiroaki Endo is the Area President of Asia for the International Association of Financial Executives Institutes (IAFEI), and Senior Research Fellow fo...

Juan Alfredo Ortega

Juan Alfredo Ortega

Juan Alfredo is a CPA at the Mexican Technological Autonomous Institute (ITAM). He holds an MBA degree and is certified in Finance. He is currently Mc...

Luis F. Ortiz

Luis F. Ortiz

Mr. Ortiz is a certified Mexican attorney with several studies completed in the USA, Spain and Mexico. He is a partner of OCA Law Firm that was recent...

Peter Crawley

Peter Crawley

Peter is responsible for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa spanning 11 presence and 26 non-presence countries.

Willemien Viljoen

Willemien Viljoen

Willemien Viljoen is a Researcher at the Trade Law Centre (tralac). As a Researcher she has participated in numerous capacity building, research and c...

Dominique Chesneau

Dominique Chesneau

Dominique Chesneau has acquired experience in financial services as a corporate treasurer, as deputy Head of Capital Markets of an international bank...

Luiz Calado

Luiz Calado

Luiz Calado is the Vice-President of the Financial Executives Institute of Brazil, a member of IAFEI. He is one of the most recognised economists of B...

Dr. Conchita L. Manabat

Dr. Conchita L. Manabat

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), holder of MBA and Ph.D. degrees and participant in executive programmes, Dr. Conchita L. Manabat studied at the U...

Jean-Luc Michel

Jean-Luc Michel

Jean-Luc Michel is the Chief Accounting Officer for Nissan Europe. He is a French qualified accountant with more than 25 years’ experience mainly in a...

Fausto Cosi

Fausto Cosi

Fausto Cosi was born in Florence on 3 December 1961. He graduated in Economics and Commerce and is a Certified Public Accountant (Dottore Commercialis...

Bikash Prasad

Bikash Prasad

Bikash Prasad is the Senior Vice President of Olam International Limited and CFO for Africa and Middle East. He is a member of the Finance Executive C...

Dumisani Dlamini

Dumisani Dlamini

Dumisani Dlamini is a living example of dedication and commitment to his cause. An alumnus of the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Dlamini is a qualifie...

Nishant Saxena

Nishant Saxena

Nishant Saxena works for Cipla, one of the largest Generic Pharmaceutical companies in the world, as Regional CFO and Executive Director - Business De...

Prem Trojan

Prem Trojan

Prem Trojan is a co-founder of Clifftop Colony. He is the Head of Investment Services and Corporate Operations and the Team Leader for the firm’s emer...

Kholeka Zama

Kholeka Zama

Kholeka Zama has been a CA (SA) since 2004 and holds a B Compt Hons (CTA) from UNISA and a B Com (Acc) degree from the University of Witwatersrand. Kh...

Werner van der Merwe

Werner van der Merwe

Werner van der Merwe is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), a 3A Public Entity within the Department of Scien...

Prem Trojan

Advocate Hanyana Eric Mkhawane

Adv Mkhawane practised as an Attorney until 1998 when he joined the South African Revenue Service (SARS) as a Manager in the legal division. He was la...

Prem Trojan

Luis Ortiz-Hildago

Prof Luis Ortiz-Hildago-Mexico started his career in tax law when he joined Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. in 1970, where he later took the position of...

Werner van der Merwe

Manenzhe Manenzhe

Manenzhe Manenzhe was appointed as a tax consultant in KPMG Inc. in 2002. He completed his articles at the company. Thereafter, he worked as a senior...

Prem Trojan

Martin Butler

Martin Butler is a senior lecturer at the Stellenbosch University Business School (USB) and research associate at the Institute for Future Studies (IF...

Prem Trojan

Michael Avery

Michael Avery is a financial journalist and broadcaster who has reported on financial markets for more than 10 years. He continues to cover the subjec...

Andre Cilliers

Andre Cilliers

Andre Cilliers career in treasury started in 1983. He has gained experience in both the banking and corporate arenas. For the last 15 years of his ban...

Carl Wöcke

Carl Wöcke

Carl Wöcke started developing artificial intelligence solutions in 2001 at the University of Pretoria. At this time, artificial intelligence took a st...

Louw Barnardt

Louw Barnardt

Louw Barnardt is the co-founder and managing director of Outsourced CFO (OCFO), a financial management boutique that renders a technical and visionary...

Teressa Malevu

Teressa Malevu

Teressa Malevu is the founder and managing director of Imbeleko-Yesizwe Social Development Agency, a full-service consulting firm that provides strate...

Ben Jordaan

Ben Jordaan

Ben Jordaan has spent most of his 40-year academic career in the Department of Business Management at the University of Fort Hare.

Pieter Christiaan de Jager

Pieter Christiaan de Jager

Since 2006, Pieter de Jager has held the position of Chief Financial Officer and director to the board of various multi-national companies, predominan...

Hannah Edinger

Hannah Edinger

Hannah Edinger was the director: head of research & strategy and a founding member of Frontier Advisory before the firm was acquired by Deloitte....

Ben Jordaan

Linda de Beer

As independent non-executive director, Linda de Beers currently serves on the boards of three listed companies where she chairs their statutory audit...

Xhanti Payi

Xhanti Payi

With academic training from the University of Cape Town and the University of London, Xhanti Payi has worked as an analyst at Investec Wealth & Invest...

Frederic Doche

Frederic Doche

After starting his career in the aerospace and banking industries, Frederic Doche joined PwC as a partner responsible for BI and CRM Analytics. In 200...

Professor Dovhani Reckson Thakhathi

Professor Dovhani Reckson Thakhathi

Professor Dovhani Thakhathi worked at the University Of Venda as Professor, Head of Department, Dean and Deputy Vice-Chancellor until 2003. He also ho...

Faith Ngwenya

Faith Ngwenya

Faith Ngwenya’s career spans from Unilever SA where she held various positions from 1987 to 1994. She lectured at Mangosuthu Technikon from 1995 to 20...

Roy Clark

Roy Clark

Roy Clark is a passionate human capital strategist, keynote speaker, moderator and entrepreneur. His has extensive experience in human capital methodo...

Steven Firer

Steven Firer

Professor Steven Firer is a registered auditor and CA (SA). In addition to five degrees, he has a Master’s degree in Law (University of the Witwatersr...

Janet Taylor-Hall

Janet Taylor-Hall

Janet is a senior executive with 22 years of experience with the skills of a hands-on operator and business acumen based on diverse corporate and lega...

Professor Lana Hanner Weldon

Professor Lana Hanner Weldon

Professor Lana Hanner Weldon is an Associate Professor at the University of Fort Hare in the Governance and Auditing field.

Lucia Fraccasi

Lucia Fraccasi

Lucia Fraccasi started her carrier at Pirelli as group accounting principles manager for all the companies worldwide. In 2002, she joined Galbani Fran...

Dr. Mampho Modise

Dr. Mampho Modise

As chief director of strategy and risk management at the National Treasury, Dr. Mampho Modise deals with policy issues including developing and implem...

Kris Budnik

Kris Budnik

Kris Budnik has almost 18 years experience in information security, data privacy, technology governance, risk and compliance as well as systems manage...

David Lermer

David Lermer

David Lermer has almost 18 years experience in information security, data privacy, technology governance, risk and compliance as well as systems manag...

Sean Weldon

Sean Weldon

Professor Sean Weldon lectures Financial Reporting at a Post Graduate level and has been lecturing for the past 13 years. Prior to joining the Univer...

Michael Lasch

Michael Lasch

Michael Lasch attained the CA (SA) designation in 1992 and recently obtained the CFO (SA designation).

Dr. Renosi Mokate

Dr. Renosi Mokate

Before joining the SBL as Executive Director (ED) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in January 2014, Dr. Mokate was an independent consultant for the...

Yvonne Chetty

Yvonne Chetty

For the last six years, Yvonne Chetty has been the CFO at the Department of Energy. She has been in the finance field, occupying various positions for...

Nicolaas van Wyk

Nicolaas van Wyk

Nicolaas van Wyk is the CEO of SAIBA and a Board member of the International Association for Finance Executive Institutes and Board member of SAIT.

Nerina Visser

Nerina Visser

Nerina Visser is the chairperson of the ASISA ETF Standing Committee, and a member of the JSE Issuer Regulation and Product Advisory committees. She a...

Michael Kloss

Michael Kloss

Joining Bosch in 1993, with more than two decades and eight assignments later, Michael is currently CEO and Chairman at Robert Bosch Southern Africa.

Phillip Hattingh

Phillip Hattingh

Phillip Hattingh is a partner in PwCs advisory services division in Johannesburg and leads the PwC sub-Saharan data and analytics practice. He is also...

Piergiorgio Valente

Piergiorgio Valente

Piergiorgio Valente is founder & managing partner of Valente Associati GEB Partners and it is Chairman to the IAFEI International Tax Committee

Prof. Jennifer Roeleveld

Prof. Jennifer Roeleveld

Jennifer Roeleveld is a Professor of South African and international taxation in the Commerce faculty (Finance and Tax) of the University of Cape Town...

Ncaba Hlophe

Ncaba Hlophe

Ncaba Hlophe is the Chief Executive Officer of Stakeholder Relationship Assessments (SRA) which he founded in 2011. SRA was established to pioneer the...

Ryk van Niekerk

Ryk van Niekerk

Ryk van Niekerk has 20 years’ experience in financial journalism. He started as a junior reporter at the Afrikaans national newspaper, Beeld, in 1997....

Jones Gondo

Jones Gondo

Prior to joining Nedbank CIB in 2016, Jones Gondo was a financial services credit rating analyst at S&P Global Ratings; covering banks, non-bank finan...

Jones Gondo

Fabian Cazares

Fabian Cazares, as CFO/Head of Finance in Philips, next to lead the Southern Africa finance function and being responsible that the full financial obj...

Jean-Claude de Vera

Jean-Claude de Vera

Jean-Claude De Vera is a postgraduate from Pantheon- Sorbonne (Business), received an IAE of Paris (DESS Audit and Management Control), ESSEC (Master...

Pieter du Preez

Pieter du Preez

Pieter du Preez has been with WNS South Africa since 2011. He is currently responsible for the overall operations of WNS South Africa, including opera...

Ricardo Botas

Ricardo Botas

Ricardo Botas is the finance director at Samsung Electronics South Africa. He is responsible for overseeing the finance, tax, credit control and logis...

Jaco de Jager

Jaco de Jager

Jaco de Jager commenced full-time employment as a legal advisor within ABSA Bank’s Legal Collection, Estate Late, and Administration and Sequestration...

Hilary Joffe

Hilary Joffe

Hilary Joffe is the editor at Business Day, where she writes a weekly column and writes many of the newspaper’s editorials, covering economics, financ...

Dr Mohamed El Fezzazi

Dr Mohamed El Fezzazi

Dr Mohamed El Fezzazi is the founder and first president of the Moroccan Association of Finance and Management

Barbara Curson

Barbara Curson

Barbara Curson is a Chartered Accountant South Africa, and has worked for the South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) for 20 years. She has been the senio...

Tebogo Mathosa

Tebogo Mathosa

Tebogo Mathosa manages the International Tax unit within South African Revenue Services (SARS) Large Business, a position he has held for eight years.

Michael Sass

Michael Sass

Michael Sass is an independent contractor and board member. He has more than 28 years’ experience in the private and public sectors. He previously hel...

Prof Barry Ackers

Prof Barry Ackers

Before joining academia, Professor Barry Ackers spent several years in different organisations in the private and public service sectors. The position...

Sean Doherty

Sean Doherty

Sean Doherty started his career at Deloitte in financial services audit. He also specialised in corporate finance before moving into a financial manag...