Advisory Board


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Siphiwe Moyo: CHRP

Siphiwe Moyo is a sought after and top-rated International Keynote Speaker, Facilitator & Author based in South Africa. He is an Adjunct Faculty member at GIBS, Henley and Wits business schools. Siphiwe is an Organisational Behaviour specialist. He studies, teaches and speaks on employee ownership & accountability, leadership, personal & organisational change/transitions, personal development, employee motivation and team effectiveness. He holds a Masters in Business Administration, an Executive Development Programme, a B Comm. (Honours) in People Development, a Bachelor’s Degree (cum laude) in Human Resources and is currently completing his PhD in Organisational Behaviour. He is co-founder and Chief People Officer at Twice Blue (a human capital development firm), Past Chairman of the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP), Past Chapter President of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA) and is a member of the Global Speakers Federation. Siphiwe is an author of 3 books, Bulls & Bears: life lessons from the financial markets, #StagnationMustFall: 100 practical lessons that will activate your career progression and Via Midway: navigating personal & career transitions.


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Prof Pierre Joubert: MHRP

Pierre obtained a PhD in Industrial Sociology from the NWU and is currently the Head of Department: HRM at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT). He has a background in HR administration and has been an academic for the past 30 years. During this time, he lectured a number of subjects in the HR field and developed new qualifications in HRM, HRD, Labour Relations Management and Management. He has contributed to textbooks on HRD, published numerous articles in research journals, acts as reviewer for journals, is an external moderator for numerous universities, presented several papers at national and international conferences and supervised a large number of students on masters and doctorate level. He is a member of SABPP for 23 years and a Master HR Practitioner, founding member and current chair of the HR Universities Forum and a member and vice-chair of the Higher Education Committee of the SABPP. Under his leadership the Department Human Resource Management of the VUT received full accreditation from the SABPP and he was instrumental in the alignment of the National HR Standards resulting in VUT being awarded for the best university in HR Standards alignment in 2016. Pierre is actively involved in the accreditation of Higher Education Institutions and developed a new accreditation system. He continuously advises universities on HR professionalism and curriculum development and works tirelessly and passionately to advance the objectives of the profession by developing future HR practitioners.


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Busisiwe Mashiane: MHRP

Busisiwe (Busi) Mashiane is the Group Executive: Human Resources for African Rainbow Minerals (ARM), a position she has held since July 2014, after being promoted from the position of Executive: Human Resources since December 2011 from the Human Resources Manager: Corporate position, since July 2006. She holds, a B. Administration Degree in Industrial Psychology, Honours Degree in Industrial Psychology, a Labour Relations Certificate and Master’s Degree in Business Leadership with Change Management Elective (distinction) and completed her Research Thesis on the topic “Transformational barriers against women advancement in South African Platinum Mines” (distinction). Busi’s article met the publishing requirements of the University of South Africa (Unisa). She is currently enrolled with Cranefield College for a PhD in Commerce and Administration investigating the following topic “Ensuring effective transformation in the South African Mining Industry by integrating black professionals in talent management”. Busi has held a number of Human Resources Generalist positions during her career, growing and developing her skills from operational Human Resources to strategic Human Resources. During the past 21 years, she has served in a number of committees and led national and international Human Resources Teams including Africa, the United Kingdom, Europe, Switzerland and the Indian Ocean Region. Her experience gained ranges from diverse industries such as banking, telecoms, information technology, hospitality, manufacturing and mining. Her recent strategic achievements include developing and integrated the 4 strategic HR pillars for ARM Group, design ARM group operating model for people practices. Her passion is on talent management and human capital development. She also affiliates and serves on a number of boards and sub-committees, she is a Master HR Professional with SABPP and a member of Institute of Directors SA..


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Frank de Beer: MHRP

Frank obtained his Masters degree in Industrial Psychology from the NWU and he is currently practicing as a Industrial Psycholoist in the role of Organisational Effectiveness: Senior Specialist at the Altron Group. As part of his role he focus on Company culture, change management, interventions, governance, leadership and talent development, Organisational structuring of operating models and business process. He was a previous member of the SABPP board for two terms contributing to the development of the HR standards as well as the Payroll and Leadership standards. He contributed to several articles and contributed to a few books, his masters dissertation was on HR management as custodians of the King 3. Frank contributed to the SABPP on the ethics committee, coaching and mentoring committee as well as the HR governance committee.


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Sylvester Moepya: HRP

Sylvester Mashilo Moepya, is a registered Human Resource Practitioner (HRP) with the SABPP since 2009. His HR experience includes having worked and/or consulted for organisations such as The Tshwane University of Technology, Tiso Black Star, Huawei Technology and Tracker in a number of practitioner, business partnering and HR management roles. He is the founder and executive director of CoCreate Innovate. The company provides management consultancy services primarily in the design and implementation of enterprise & supplier development programmes, the incubation & acceleration of enterprises and partnering with business to align people and business strategy. CoCreate Innovate counts amongst its clients Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator where Sylvester spent five years (prior to taking on a consulting role in the past 2 years) in various senior management roles focused on public private partnerships, new business development for artisanal pathways and leading a number of micro enterprise incubation programmes. In addition CoCreate Innovate counts amongst its clients Isazi Consulting, Resolution Circle, Seriti Institute and most recently the SABPP. Sylvester is a regular contributor to various dialogues and forums in designing and implementing action lab strategies that address the low levels of youth transitions and the funding mechanisms required to unlock sustainable value. His passion and interest in youth development also extends to his role as an Economics, Organizational Behavior and Strategic Change Management university lecturer. He serves and sits on various boards and committees in the broader youth development community. Sylvester holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a BCOM Honours qualification in Human Resource Management.


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Dharmendra Misra: CHRP