List of
All Speakers

AEES Inaugural Summit

Durban ICC | 10-14 November 2014

Title Name
Treasurer General & Former KZN Premier Dr. Zweli Mkhize
Deputy Minister of South Africa's Department of Trade & Industry Mr. Mzwandile Masina
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Mr. Senzo Mchunu
eThekwini Municipality Mayor Cllr James Nxumalo
MEC of KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs Mr. Michael Mabuyakhulu
Executive Chairperson of Community Investment Holdings Dr. Anna Mokgokong
Ambassador & Dean of South Africa Diplomatic Core H.E. Ambassador Bene L. M'Poko
Consul General of United States of America - Durban Consul General Mr. Frances Chisholm
Chairperson of KZN Growth Coalition Mr. Moses Tembe
MEC of KwaZulu-Natal Treasury Ms. Belinda Scott
KZN Treasury Dr. Clive Coetzee
United States Trade & Development Association Mr. Jason Nagy
KZN Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs Mr. Cosmas Hamadziripi
Executive Chairperson Edison Corporation Mr. Vivian Reddy
M-Tec Founder Dr. Kyung Soo Kil
Deputy Director South Africa Department of Trade & Industry Mr. Philip Gcina Ninela
National Empowerment Fund Regional Manager Mr. Phakamile Madonsela
Cameroon Oil & Gas Mr. Alain Minyem
General Electric Project Sales Director Mr. Graham Maritz
Vela International Ms. Noli Mboweni
SMEC Mr. Mignon Brooks
Industrial Development Zone Richards Bay CEO Mr. Pumi Motsoahae
Suriname Ambassador Ambassador H.E. Professor Wilfried R. Roseval
Deloitte Infrastructure Group Senior Manager Mr. JP Labuschagne
Nkonki Partner Ms. Thuto Masasa
THG Mr. Rory Wilkinson
KZN Provincial Treasury Dr. Clive Coetzee
SMEC Mr. Etienne Viljoen
Argentina Ambassador Ambassador Mr. R Carlos Sersale di Cerisano
KZN Department of Agriculture Mr. Carlos Boldogh
CEO Just Vegies Mr. Dick Muir
Executive Chairperson Nomalanga Farms Ms. Nomalanga Mosala
CEO Utho Capital Ms. Shelia Galloway
ABSA Barclays Head Public Sector: Retail Business Banking Mr. Thabo Mokoto
Durban Investment Promotion Agency Mr. Russell Curtis
Musa Capital Principal Mr. Will Jimmerson
Tongaat Hulett Group Mr. Low De Vries
Nkonki Partner Mr. Mitesh Patel
General Electric President & CEO Africa Mr. Tim Schweikert
Transnet Ports Authority Mr. Willie Coetsee
KZN Department of Transport Mr. Pat Dorkin
Finningley Estate Ms. Sharron McPherson
SMEC Mr. Kresen Manicum
SMEC Mr. Mabo Makhubu
Thukela Project Ms. Oriana Honeywill
KDC Projects & Developments Mr. James Arnott
Calico Capital Mr. Andrew Makenete
Agribusiness Solutions Managing Director Mr. Davison Chikazunga
Consolidated Infrastructure Group Mr. Clive Pillay

Ambassador Briefing Function

Southern Sun Hotel, Pretoria | 07 October 2014

Title Name
Executive Chairperson of Community Investment Holdings Dr. Anna Mokgokong
Africa Rising Foundation - Founder Mr. Ndaba Mandela
Director General Mr. Nhlanhla Ngidi

AEES 1st Symposium

Suncoast Casino, Durban | 21 September 2012

Title Name
Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Dr. Zweli Mkhize
MEC of Finance Ms. Ina Cronje
Head of Department for Department of Economic Development & Tourism Mr. Desmond Golding
eThekwini Council – Speaker Mr. Loggie Naidoo
Chief Economist of Investment Solutions Mr. Chris Hart
Director of the Institute for Futures Research at the University of Stellenbosch Professor André Roux

Rainbow PUSH Africa and 12 panelists

Title Name
NAFGRI - Head of Marketing Mr. Sthembile Hlongwa
SmartXchange CEO Mr. Jonathan Naidoo
Head of Nafu Agri Business/NEC Nafu/Deputy Secretary NAFCOC Women Chamber Mrs. Gugu Zondi
KZN Provincial Planning Commission Mr. Frikkie Brooks
eThekwini Municipality: Head of Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Eric Apelgren
KZN Treasury HOD Mr. Simiso Magagula
ABSA - Principal- Corporate & Investment Bank Mr. Gary Whiteford
Durban Investment Promotion Agency CEO Mr. Russell Curtis
Wesbank Corporate Finance - KZN Regional Manager Mr. Futhi Cabe
Transnet - Executive Manager-Group Planning Mr. Phumelele Motsoahae
President of Hammarsdale Business Forum Mr. Thula Sishi
Umhlosinga Development Agency - CEO Mr. Alroy Gericke
Head of Nafu Agri Business/NEC Nafu/Deputy Secretary NAFCOC Women Chamber Mrs. Gugu Zondi
Transnet NPA - GM Infrastructure Mr. Hamilton Nxumalo