Chairman of Aka Capital (Pty) Limited, Corobrik (Pty) Limited, Nedbank Group, Murray & Roberts Cementation and the NEPAD Business Foundation. Director of Protea Hospitality Limited, Gold Reef Resorts Limited and Old Mutual Plc.
Currently Fellow and President of the Institute of Directors in South Africa; member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Panel; a member, past director and patron of the Black Management Forum (BMF).
A leading proponent of a new management culture and leadership based on inclusivity, Afrocentricity and Ubuntu. An advocate of African-led globally competitive economics and industries from the mother continent. A distinguished consultant, lecturer, and change agent in business for over two decades.
Recipient of 2001 Leadership in Practice Award from the University of South Africa (UNISA) – School of Business Leadership, the 2000 Excellence in Business Management Award from the University of the North, and the 1997 Black Management Forum (BMF) Presidential Achievers Award.
Previous Chairmanships include Eskom Holdings Limited, Co-ordinated Network Investments, Tolcon, Vodac, South African Student Internship Foundation, Sun Air, Corridor Development Corporation, Creda Press, Glaxo-Smith Kline
Previous Directorships include JSE, Co-ordinated Management Consulting, Munich Reinsurance SA, S C Johnson & Son SA, Servgro,
Vodacom Group, JCI, Pinnacle Holdings, IBM SA, IST Holdings, Datacentrix, Guardrisk Assurance Co Ltd., Norwich Holdings, Norwich Life, Comair Ltd., Standard Bank Group Ltd., Standard Bank of South Africa, Liberty Group Ltd.
Qualifications include BA Honours (Psychology), University of the North; MA Marketing Management, University of Lancaster, UK; Eng. D (Business), University of Warwick, UK.
Author, Let Africa Lead 2005; Co-author with M. Adam, The Power of Governance, 2005