PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

AYANDA MNGADI
Group Executive: Corporate Affairs
Hulamin

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

INA CRONJE
Board Chairperson
Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)

THOMAS COPLEY
Chief Technology Officer
Sumitomo Rubber

HORST WEINERT
Senior Manager: Technology Transfer, Quality Standards, Innovation
Small Enterprise Development Agency

SIZA SIBANDE
Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Province of KwaZulu-Natal

MODERATOR

DR RAMIKA BANSI
Acting Director:  Technology Transfer & Commercialization
Durban University of Technology

NEVILLE MATJIE
Chief Executive Officer
Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)

DR MARTYN DAVIES
Partner and Managing Director of Emerging Markets & Africa
Deloitte

PANEL MEMBERS

SAMANTHA NAIDOO
National Sales Manager
Kaytech Engineered Fabrics

TREVOR GRAHAM
Director
Whirlpool South Africa

NOKULULEKO SHINGA
Chief Director of Innovation & Technology
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DUANE NEWMAN
Managing Director
Cova Advisory & Associates

LODEWIJK NELL
Partner
EcoMetrix Africa

PHILIPPA RODSETH
Executive Director
Manufacturing Circle

KEVIN CILLIERS
Manager 
National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA)

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

PAT MCGRADY
Vice President Manufacturing and Technical
Sappi Southern Africa

RAJEN REDDY
Executive Chairman
KZN Oils

GENERAL MTHEMBU
Director
Mthembu Tissue Converting

TSIDISO DISENYANA
Senior Economist
ECIC

SIMANGELE NGCOBO
Chief Financial Officer
Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone

RACHEL MALATJI
Director: Black Industrialists Post-Investment Support
the dti