Eric Leong Son

Meet Our Speaker Eric Leong Son Bio & Background Eric is responsible driving HEINEKEN beverages sustainability strategy with key focus on HEINEKEN’s ESG commitments known as ‘Brew a Better World’. Professional Experience: Eric is seasoned professional that comes with over 20 years’ experience in the alcoholic beverage industry. He held various leadership roles in supply […]

Krelyne Andrew

Meet Our Speaker Krelyne Andrew Bio & Background Krelyne is the General Manager, Sustainability for Sappi Verve and is based in South Africa.   Her position is a global one for which she is responsible for monitoring emerging trends in the market and ensuring customer sustainability requirements are proactively met. She also leads the identification […]

Mpumi Madisa

Meet Our Speaker Mpumi Madisa Bio & Background Mpumi Madisa was appointed Chief Executive at the Bidvest Group on the 1st of October 2020. Mpumi first joined Bidvest in 2003 and has, over the past number of years, held several key and strategic leadership roles at subsidiary, divisional and Group level. She was appointed non-executive […]

Kiren Maharaj

Meet Our Speaker Kiren Maharaj Bio & Background Kiren is a dynamic leader and passionate energy professional with over 25 years’ experience at strategic, operational and management level as an executive in Africa’s foremost power utility and in the private sector in construction, engineering and infrastructure.   She has overseen the safe and effective production […]

Evelyne Serro

Meet Our Speaker Evelyne Serro Bio & Background Evelyne Serro is responsible for driving sustainable and purpose-led business practices at Safaricom. She oversees the delivery of the Sustainability Strategy, SDGs, Shared Value, Rights, Environment Management and Compliance. Evelyne has over 13 years of experience in Communication, Government & Public Affairs, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management, cutting […]

Xhanti Payi

Meet Our Speaker Xhanti Payi Bio & Background Xhanti Payi is a senior manager in PwC’s Advisorydivision based in Johannesburg and a senioreconomist.  He has been involved in a wide variety ofprojects and engagements including; economic andtrend analysis, policy research, strategyfacilitation and development, industry researchand market entry strategies, impact analysis andassessments for clients, research into the privateand public sectors. He […]

Cicelia van Rooi

Meet Our Speaker Cicelia van Rooi Bio & Background Managing Director, Dow Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd     Cicelia Van Rooi is Managing Director for Dow Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd and Sales Director MEAI Dow Industrial Solutions.    As Managing Director, Van Rooi is responsible for leading cross functional teams and driving the development and implementation […]

Jean Pierre Strydom

Meet Our Speaker Jean Pierre Strydom Bio & Background Jean-Pierre Strydom, Senior Solutions Consulting specialist at OneStream Software, with 20+ years’ experience supporting the office of finance and business operations with process and reporting enhancement.  My passion is to provide innovative ideas utilising technology to modernise processes sustainably, facilitating data driven decision making capability required for transformation, growth and success in people and business. 

Andre Fourie

Meet Our Speaker Andre Fourie Bio & Background Andre Fourie is Global VP: Sustainability at AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer- focused on water, climate solutions, sustainability packaging, smart agriculture and entrepreneurship.  Andre was previously Head of Water Security and Environmental Value at SABMiller, responsible for managing the group value chain carbon footprint and served […]

Vincent Obisie-Orlu

Meet Our Speaker Vincent Obisie-Orlu Bio & Background Vincent Obisie-Orlu is a Natural Resources Governance and ESG researcher at GGA. Vincent holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and political studies from the University of the Witwatersrand. His research focuses on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks, the natural resource governance of critical minerals, oil […]