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After spending a significant portion of his career working in non-profit organisations across Africa, Christian Campbell has returned to his home country of Sierra Leone to follow his passion and launch his own business focusing on the SME sector.

Shane Leas is quite comfortable leading the finance function at large and complex organisations, and now as Group CFO at Select Africa Limited, he provides some fascinating insight to the African growth story that is microfinance.

Having moved from India to Nigeria 16 years ago to take up a position at Tolaram Group, Sandeep Parasramka shares insight to Nigeria’s largest FMCG player and its involvement in the development of a free-trade zone in Lagos.

Fascinated by numbers from a young age, Khuphukile Ndebele, has acquired diverse local and international experience that has equipped him to work as a finance executive in virtually any industry and he brings this wealth of knowledge and skills to his role at Bidvest Electrical Group.

SAIBA’s CEO, Nicolaas van Wyk, provides interesting feedback from the recent CFO World Congress in Mexico, how developments at COP26 will soon change a CFO’s reporting obligations, and the trends for CFOs going into 2022.

South African-born Daniel Raubenheimer is a passionate MBA graduate with cross-functional experience in tech, FMCG and manufacturing, he’s now CFO at Silon in Atlanta, USA, a leading producer of technical compounds and polyester staple fibres.

Johannes Seefried has spent the last decade in various positions within Hilti and now having relocated to Johannesburg, he’s focusing on merging his German experience with his new South African role.

Raised on a farm, Henk Cronje has returned to his roots as Head of Finance at Agri Technovation, a global innovation business focused on crop performance fuelled by science and technology.

Inspired to follow in her father’s footsteps as a CA, Lindelani Gumbo has carved her own path as a regulatory accountant, a career built on a genuine passion for the financial sector and regulatory space.

Finance Executive, Chris Strauss, describes his career in the food and food service industry as a life-long passion, and he believes it’s critical to understand the intricacies of business if you want to play an influential role in guiding the business.


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