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Ms Shabangu is a qualified attorney, trade mark practitioner and notary public.  She specializes in local and international selection, clearance and registration of trade marks, due diligence investigations and Intellectual Property (“IP”) portfolio management. She is a partner and chairperson of the partnership at the almost 100 year old boutique IP firm, Spoor & Fisher. 

AECOM is an integrated infrastructure delivery company passionate about the development of Africa. AECOM seeks to align with initiatives that aim to bring this development to life. AECOM serves private and public clients, delivering thorough, excellent projects aimed at delivering necessary infrastructure and programs. spoke to Executive: Structures, Buildings and Places Kim Timm about


EY is a multi-disciplinary global leader in professional services, delivering exceptional client services across four service lines: Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Transaction Advisory Services. spoke to Deputy Market Segment Leader Ziningi Khoza about her personal and professional journey thus far. Tell us about your early life, professional development, and your role today I was


PARAGON GROUP was founded in October 1997, and is now an internationally-active African group of design companies. These include Paragon Architects, delivering commercial architecture for all property industry sectors; Paragon Interface, offering interior design and strategic workplace design services, and Paragon Architects South Africa, the B-BBEE arm. spoke to Interface Director at Paragon Group

Vianca Pretorius is a Partner within the Audit division at BDO Johannesburg. Her career took off in 2010 when she was appointed as a national training manager of a large Auditing Firm, and by 2013 she had been appointed to the partnership. Vianca holds two Masters degrees, one in International Financial Reporting Standards from the University


NEW URBAN provides integrated design solutions; which is architecture, urban design, housing, sustainable developments, restoration of historic buildings, and architectural & planning research. For New Urban, the definition of architecture is too narrow as the solutions that Africa needs are integrated by nature rather than just products. New Urban is a network of specialists rather

STRENGTH, INTEGRITY, PASSION (SIP) PROJECT MANAGERS have been leaders in the field of Construction Project Management in South Africa. SIP employs highly skilled project managers from a broad range of professional disciplines with experience across a wide range of sectors. SIP is the single point of contact for the client when dealing with all other

OLD MUTUAL is South Africa’s leading financial solutions company, backed by over 170 years of wisdom, bringing personal financial plans to suit budgets and financial goals of consumers. Old Mutual offers investment products, life and disability cover, funeral plans, short-term insurance, financial advice and loans. Old Mutual also offers business-to-business solutions, such as asset management


TREND GROUP specialises in office interior design and refurbishments in the commercial, industrial and retail sectors. spoke to Trend Group Senior Designer Dorethe Swiegers about her personal and professional journey thus far.   What does the role of Senior Designer at Trend Group mean to you?   As part of the design team


Having headed up the firm’s global corporate practice for over 10 years, Andrew now leads Hogan Lovells Africa Practice, overseeing one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial groups within the firm.  With his roots in commercial law, Andrew has and continues to act for a wide range of businesses, from sports to consumer, agribusiness and


BAKER McKENZIE is one of the world’s largest law firms, established in Chicago in 1949 with the intention of being truly global in its genetic make-up. Baker McKenzie has a strong culture of collaboration – a diverse team of global lawyers work together extremely well across multiple borders and stay ahead of the pack by

PAYSPACE is a leader in true cloud-based payroll and human capital management software. PaySpace offers streamlined payroll and human resource management solutions that will increase data accuracy and processing efficiency. PaySpace is developed to provide multi-country, multicurrency and multi-language payroll and human resource software and services to organisations of all sizes and industry. spoke

The GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE (GSA) at the University of Johannesburg was founded with a simple mandate: to transform contemporary African architectural education. The GSA aims to offer a world-class architectural educational experience to students. recently spoke to Director: Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg Professor Lesley Lokko about her professional

  14th August 2019 In a night celebrating Excellence in Engineering hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and sponsored by Aon South Africa, leaders in the Built Environment gathered at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand to honour 25 years of democracy and celebrate the winners of the 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards –

03 November 2018, Johannesburg. The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Gloria Serobe at the EY World Entrepreneur Award ceremony on Thursday, 29 November 2018. The award recognises prominent business people whose enterprises have contributed significantly to the growth and development of the economies in their respective countries.  Gloria has received many accolades and

By Mzukona Mantshontsho EY is a multi-disciplinary global leader in professional services, delivering exceptional client services across four service lines: Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Transaction Advisory Services. The South African Professional Services Academy spoke to Assurance Leader – South Africa: Stephen Ntsoane, about his personal and professional journey thus far. Tell us about your brief

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