Coordinating a variety of perspectives and skills to co-create a reimagined future for South Africa that elevates active citizenship and collective accountability.
Thando has a BCom in Business Science (Accounting and Finance) specialising in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from UCT. In 2004 he joined Personal Trust, an independent trust and investment management company specialising in the management of retirement capital. Thando is chairman of UBUMBO Western Cape and serves on various boards, including ASSET.
Nqobile holds a LLB Degree from WITS, currently pursuing a CFA charter designation. He was part of the Black Professionals Scholarship Fund, geared at funding previously disadvantaged high school graduates through tertiary education. A key focus is pursuing interests in the ITC sector, where he looks for ways in which technology can be used to actively address African socio-economic issues.
Dr George Lindeque
After a career in the diplomatic service, Dr George Lindeque held various positions in the corporate sector. He was an executive member of Eskom in charge of human resources and later played a key role in developing the company’s strategic positioning. He later became a member of the Trust Reflect Tell (TRT) group of international observers led by Professor Dan Bar-On of Ben-Gurion University in Israel.
Dr George Lindeque
Lereko holds an Advanced Diploma in Contemporary Music & Jazz Studies and a Bachelor of Commerce specialising in Marketing. He served at Procter & Gamble, Bonngoe Holdings as well as media properties. Lereko has lectured at, among others, the National School of the Arts. His tenure at Bonngoe Holdings saw the birth of The SA Jazz Standards Preservation Project, Blaque Magazine and Africa Empowered. Lereko is also co-founder of Ancestral Collective (NPC).
Robyn-Anne is a woman of infinite variety. She is the founding Chairman or Wola Nani an agency that provides assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS. Former Exhibition Manager at the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry, managing premier exhibitions and Trade Missions; she was trained in broadcasting as a producer and director. Her experience includes strategic planning and development.
Dr Mamphela Ramphele
Dr Ramphele has had a celebrated career as an activist, medical doctor, academic, businesswoman and political thinker. In 2000, she became one of the four Managing Directors of the World Bank, the first South African to hold this position. She has authored and edited several books and received numerous local and global awards acknowledging her scholarship and leading role in spearheading projects for marginalised people in South Africa and elsewhere.
Dr Mamphela Ramphele
Luvuyo majored in Philosophy at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, United States. His career foundation lies in the transformation and verification environment, shifting focus from conventional ways of doing business - to partnering with the corporate sector in aid of unlocking the untapped potential of South Africa's communities and youth.
Thuli is a Professional Consciousness Coach with extensive experience in leading and transforming human capital in global organisations including banking, retail and airline. She served as a council member of the University of Zululand for 7 years and was a member of the SA delegation on the Trust Reflect and Tell (TRT) experience in Hamburg and remained a member and president elect before TRT’s dissolution.
Mathulwane “Thuli” Mpshe
From a programmes and initiatives perspective, ReimagineSA and its networks are poised to leverage the expertise of select thought leaders and industry pioneers placing their skills-set behind the solution. Associates working on various projects are individuals who have operated in the traditional advisory or consulting space, and buy into an Ubuntu-driven ethos.
Lwandile is co-founder of Hlathi Business Consultants, a private business providing accounting, tax and advisory mainly to black individuals, black non-profit organisations and black owned businesses. He gained his experience in the retail sector as Group Financial Controller for The Foschini Group Ltd, moving onto PEP, a Division of PEPKOR as Senior Business Analyst and now serves as a Board Member of Trustees for PEP Limited Provident Fund.
Strategy & Communications
With a background in journalism, Juanique spent several years developing her expertise culminating in studies on the Theory of Organisational and Social Systems Change in association with the USB Institute of Futures Research. Over the past decade she has worked with local and international clients in government, NPO and business offering strategic communications consulting services aimed at understanding systems challenges from community perspectives.
Community & Engagement Facilitator
Zolisa has 11 years end-to-end work-experience in project design, managing, social/community facilitation implementation and hand-over. He has spear-headed several government programmes focused on poverty alleviation, economic and social development in the rural or previously disadvantaged communities including Kouga Waste Management, the development of Tsitsa Falls Resort and Nature Reserve as well as Aliwal Spa.
Teams Formation & Performance Coach
Rienzo is a Performance Accelerator who has coached leaders and athletes across the globe since 2006. His purpose is to support them to see their innate and latent potential; understand people dynamics; think, plan and behave Consciously and Strategically. He studied for 10 years in the Consciousness Coaching Academy as a coach and facilitator, becoming one of their most senior facilitators, responsible for Consciousness training and ICF - accredited coach training.
Trained as a sound engineer, Thulani’s international media training and corporate experience includes work with Redbull Media House [HQ] on tour with Globalize Yourself Stereo in Vienna. He also co-runs Soul Life Audio Boutique music company offering support to creators in townships, broadcasting them on the platform. In addition to media creation at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival interviewing top artists and covering events, Thulani was has been invited to speak at TEDx Port Elizabeth on the topic of “Pocket Power”.