Technological disruption is so radically transforming industries across the spectrum that it is referred to as the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. At the forefront of this global revolution are chartered accountants like Frans Hiemstra, head of partner channels at Uber. While almost every industry, from finance to farming, is impacted, Uber stands out as one of…
‘I hail from the deep rural area called Bergville in KZN. It boasts the Drakensberg Mountains – a Unesco World Heritage site. I have always been curious, someone who likes to challenge the norms, coming up with solutions to problems or improving the way of doing things,’ he says. Read Mlungisi’s full story here:
Darrel Scott describes himself as ‘working in London and living in South Africa’, although he admits he doesn’t get here as often or for as long as he would like. The financial accounting specialist is based in the UK – his office is a short distance from St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tate Modern Gallery,…
Wadzanai Mabuto thrives on being surrounded by young, impressionable minds. When she delivers lectures to her students, she incorporates real-life challenges that she herself has overcome. Read Wadzanai’s full interview here.
ALICE is an audit robot, a first-of-its-kind IT computer program using new methods and ideas that are changing the auditing profession both in South Africa and internationally. Read their full interview here.
In the public eye, Chris van Zyl first and foremost is a proud professional rugby player. But he has decided to deviate from the norm and pursue an alternative career while playing professional rugby. Read Chris’ full interview here.
The Cape Flats is one of the toughest places to grow up for a youngster − the constant lure of gangsterism, violence and drugs, extremely under-resourced schools, and not knowing how to escape it all. Read Nathaniel’s full interview here.
Today, the humble young entrepreneur who is a philanthropist at heart has turned the truck business he started during articles, Ranzo, into a fleet of 15 trucks. He is also a director of Olbro Logistics. Read all about AJ here.
The daring and driven entrepreneur Lyle Malander launched Malander Advisory, a chartered accounting and financial advisory firm, in 2015. He has since also launched Malander Placements, a recruitment firm, and Malander Digital, an IT firm. And they just recently opened a branch in London. Read all about Lyle Malander and watch his video interview here.
Singapore may be a small island in Asia, but despite its size, the country has developed into a global commerce, education, finance, tourism and transport hub over the last 50 years. This is a testimony of what effective leadership can do, and Chris von Elling says it is truly inspirational. (South Africa, take note!). Read…