Paul Holthus

Paul Holthus founded the World Ocean Council (WOC) – the Global Blue Economy Business and Investment Organization – the international business leadership alliance on ocean sustainable development. The WOC brings together investment, shipping, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, oil/gas, offshore renewables, mining, submarine cables, Read More

Chandru Wadhwani

Joint Managing Director, Extrupet Pty.Ltd Chandru is a BSc Business Studies graduate from City University London, UK. He’s currently Extrupet’s Joint Managing Director. He has been involved in the Textile & Plastics industries for the last 30 years across the African continent. Read More

Dan Plato

Biography of Executive Mayor Dan Plato Dan Plato is a South African politician and current Mayor of Cape Town since 6 NovemberHe previously held the position from May 2009 until June 2011. He served as a Memberof the Western Cape Provincial Parliament Read More

Mr Khetha Zulu

Mr Khetha Zulu has since 2017 been serving as the Chairperson of South African Planning Council, a statutory body regulating spatial planning for South Africa. He’s currently employed for Ray Nkonyeni Municipality as Head of Department: Development Planning Services and previously worked Read More

Richard David Garner

Position: Head of Department: Environmental Studies at The MSA Group Qualifications I am a South African Registered Professional Natural Scientist (SACNASP) with an MSc with distinction in Ecology from University of the Witwatersrand, Advanced Social Development certificate from the University of Cambridge Read More


Liteboho Makhele is Programme Manager: Sustainable Cities at the SA Cities Network. Her work focuses on the institutional and governance shifts that are required to accelerate sustainability transitions in cities. Recognising that the transition to sustainable urban development is not the sole Read More