PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

DR RANDALL JONAS
Director
Nelson Mandela University
Business School

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

MAYOR MONGAMELI BOBANI
Executive Mayor
Nelson Mandela Bay

PROF CHRIS ADENDORFF
Futurist Professor
Nelson Mandela University
Business School

KIERON JORDAAN
Managing Director
Eberspächer South Africa

MODERATOR

PHILIPPA RODSETH
Executive Director
Manufacturing Circle

WEZA MOSS
Chairperson
Automotive Industry Development Centre

PANEL MEMBERS

TUMELO CHIPFUPA
Director
Cova Advisory & Associates

JEANNINE VAN STRAATEN 
Chief Officer: Membership, Legal and Compliance
Proudly South African

KAIZER NYATSUMBA
Chief Executive Officer
Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA)

SINDISO NDLOVU
Economist
ECIC

NIALL KRAMER 
Chief Executive Officer 
South African Oil & Gas Alliance (SAOGA)

NONTOMBI MARULE
Director: Innovation and Technology Policy
the dti

MARTIN SANNE
Executive Director
Material Science and Manufacturing
CSIR

MAURITS PEROLD
Chief Executive Officer
Turnkey Renewable Solutions

MARK ALARD
Director
Strategic Partnership & Customer Care
ECape, NCape, KZN & W Cape, Provinces
the dti

KGALALETSO TLHOAELE
Head: Enterprise Development
Absa

WAYNE OOSTHUIZEN
Operations Director
Engeli Enterprise Development

ASANDA FOTOYI
Lecturer and PhD (Economics) Candidate
Nelson Mandela University

BONGANI NTOMBELA
Technology Transfer Manager
SEDA