We like to think of this as Marketing’s most exclusive club!  Since our launch conference in 2019 we have been finding the very best, locally and globally.  This Alumni represents the top marketing thinkers in Africa and beyond.


Gugulethu Mfuphi

Award Winning Broadcaster & Financial Journalist. KayaBizz host on Kaya FM 95.9.

Xolisa Dyeshana

Joe Public
Group Creative Director

Preetesh Sewraj

The Loeries

Kathryn Williams

KMint, Australia
Managing Director

Ron Thurston

Bestselling author of Retail Pride

Tyrona Heath

The B2B Institute at LinkedIn, New York
Director, Market Engagement

Greg Hoffman

Global Brand Leader / Former NIKE CMO / Advisor / Speaker / Instructor / Author

Joeri Van den Bergh

InSites Consulting
Co-founder and Managing Partner

Ben Williams

Global Chief Creative Experience Officer

Monali Shah

Integrated Marketing & Communications Specialist

Scott Thwaites

Head of Emerging Markets for TikTok Global Business Solutions

Maps Maponyane

Host, TV Presenter, Producer, Actor and Entrepreneur

Luca Gallarelli

TBWA\South Africa
Group CEO

Mathe Okaba

Association for Communication and Advertising

Warren Moss

Founder & CEO

Thebe Ikalafeng

Brand Africa and Brand Leadership Group
Founder and Chairman

Bernice Samuels

MTN Group
Group Marketing Executive

Tshego Tshukutswane

Consulting by Kantar, Amsterdam
Senior Director

Sphe Vundla

Corporate Brand Director

Buli Ndlovu

Executive Head of Marketing for Retail and Business Banking

Lebo Madiba

PR Powerhouse

Clinton Middleton


Saks Ntombela

Hollard Insurance
Group CEO

Heidi Brauer

Hollard Insurance

Karabo Songo

Non Executive Chairperson

Sadika Fakir

Tiger Brands
Integrated Media and Digital Director

Faheem Chaudhry

M&C Saatchi Abel JHB
Partner & Managing Director


Mike Brown

Nedbank Group
Chief Executive Officer

Sylvester Chauke

DNA Brand Architects
Founder & Chief Architect

Terryanne Chebet

The Pink Foundry Communications
CEO of Pink Foundry Communications, CEO of Keyara Botanicals & Founder Africa’s Leading Ladies

Susan Credle

FCB Global
Global Chief Creative Officer

Elizabeth de Stadler

Novation Consulting (Pty) Ltd
Founding Director

Victor Dlamini


Dale Hefer

Nedbank IMC
Chief Executive Officer

Nontokozo Madonsela

Momentum Metropolitan Holdings
Group Chief Marketing Officer

Pepe Marais

Joe Public United
Founding Partner and Group Chief Creative Officer

Marcel Marcondes

Anheuser Busch
US Chief Marketing Officer

Sydney Mbhele

Chief Executive: Brand

Tumi Morake

Actor and Comedian

Tebogo Motsepe

Head: Brand and Client Insights at Nedbank CIB

Khensani Nobanda

Group Executive: Marketing and Corporate Affairs

Nunu Ntshingila

Facebook Africa
Regional Director

Preetesh Sewraj

The Loeries
Chief Executive Officer

Mike Sharman

Retroviral Digital Communications
Founder and Owner

Mike Stopforth

Co- Founder of 48H & Director of Beyond Binary

Jon Youshaei

Forbes and Origin Protocol
Creator & Advisor (former Instagram, YouTube) | Writer, Forbes | Creator-In-Residence, Origin

Monalisa Zwambila

The Riverbed Agency
CEO and Founder



DStv Media Sales
Chief Executive Officer (Group)

Bongani Chinkanda

Managing Director & Founder

Patrick Collister

Non-exec CD at Ad-Lib. Curator of The Caples Awards. Editor of Directory. Creative Trainer.

Amanda Cromhout

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Lee den Hond

Blue Platinum Events
Chief Executive Officer

Nandus du Plessis

Crazy Ginger Marketing

Suhana Gordhan

Executive Creative Director

Alistair King

King James Group
Founder and Chief Creative Officer

Fernando Machado

 Activision Blizzard
Chief Marketing Officer

Verusha Maharaj

Red and Yellow Creative School of Business
Managing Director

Mzamo Masito

Google Africa
Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Marketing

Nthabiseng Matshekga

Executive Head: Group Marketing

Lee Naik

TransUnion Africa
Chief Executive Officer

Mpume Ngobese

Joe Public United
Co-Managing Director

Zumi Njongwe

Marketing Director East and Southern Africa

Andy Rice

Speaker, Writer, Strategist

Andrea Quaye

The Coca-Cola Company
Senior Director, Global Category Lead – Coffee.


GG Alcock

KasiNomic Events
Marketer / Author / Speaker / Entrepreneur

Khaya Dlanga

Chief Marketing Officer

David Duarte


Greg Garden

Capability Catalysts – Founder and Lead Consultant
Former CEO of The Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA) and former CEO of the Marketing Research Foundation.

Darren Hampton

Nando’s South Africa
GM of Digital Marketing Nando’s Africa, India and Middle East

Musa Kalenga

CEO at Bridge Labs. CFO of The Brave Group Of Companies and Strategic Co- Founder of African Tech Round Up.

Simon Lloyd

Algorithm Agency
Co-Founder, Managin

Katherine Madley

Massdiscounters t/a Game and Dionwired
Marketing and Customer Director

Refilwe Maluleke

Chief Strategy Officer at TBWA\SA & Managing Director at Yellowwood Future Architects

Tbo Touch

CEO of Touch HD, VP of TMT Africa & Founder 48GIN

Grant Pereira

Anheuser-Busch InBev Africa
Marketing Director: Special Projects & ZX Ventures Africa Lead (interim)

Gillian Rightford

Managing Director

Elaine Rumboll

Creative Leadership Consultancy

Mosidi Seretlo

Mosidi K Seretlo Consulting
Founder and Director

Anne Thistleton

LIGHT Marketing Consulting
Founding Partner and Owner

Gareth Whittaker

Thackwell & Whittaker
Chief Executive Officer