Paul Currie

Manager: Urban Systems, ICLEI Africa Paul Currie is fascinated by the multi-layered relationships that give each city its unique flavour. With his Sustainable Development MPhil and current doctoral research, Paul uses urban metabolism, resource nexus and political ecology as lenses for shaping Read More

Stephen Gray

BSc. Mechanical Engineering graduate from UKZN, Stephen has worked in Manufacturing, Education, Financial Services and has extensive experience in Startup’s Natural born innovator, trained Engineer, Teacher, Artist and Entrepreneur – Stephen is a dynamic voice in the world of Technology and Innovation. Read More

Dr Clinton Carter-Brown

Dr Clinton Carter-Brown provides specialist technical support and project, program and organizational management services in the areas of energy systems, energy modelling, utility asset management, power system simulation, electrical grid planning and design, power generation procurement and grid integration. Clinton has held Read More


DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL STRATEGY Yanesh Naidoo is co-owner and director of digital strategy for Jendamark Automation. Jendamark designs, develops and exports 4IR-driven assembly systemsto the global automotive sector – including OEMs in Germany, the USA and China. With full manufacturing facilities in Read More

Waseem Carrim

The NYDA CEO, Waseem Carrim (33) is one of South Africa’s youngest-ever CEO’s bringing with him his belief in the current young generation. Waseem believes that the current generation sees integration and globalization not as threats but as opportunities for education, exploration, Read More

McKevin Ayaba

McKevin Ayaba is a Professional IT Engineer who turned Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. He is an Ecosystem Builder, Catalyst for Africa’s Economic Development, Innovation Economy Strategist, Speaker, Startup Judge, advocate for Inclusion and Diversity. He enjoys assisting and supporting startup founders/owners to understand, Read More