BizSchool Board


BizSchool board 2017

BizSchool Chairperson:  Bruce Chidi

Company: Crawford College

Occupation: Educator

Bio: I joined BizSchool in 2009 as a delegate and, basically worked with the BizSchool team as a programme facilitator,director and now Chair. My hobbies include reading books, watching, playing and debating about soccer as well as learning about inspirational people 



Jonathan Cook

Company: African Management Initiative

Job title: Chairman 

Bio: My passion is seeing people with potential grow across the continent of Africa. I am a psychologist with 26 years of experience in management education.



BizSchool CEO: Sarah Myerscough

Company: Educational Psychologist in private practice

Job title: BizSchool CEO and practicing psychologist

Bio: I am passionate about living life to the full and helping others do the same!  I love running, hiking, holidays, cooking, my husband, two kids and my two Labradors!

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Chris Rathebe

Company: Nedbank

Occupation: SEI-Certified Team Software Process Coach

Bio: One Sentence Summary: Be prepared to meet a genuine, compassionate and people-centered individual. Values and Principles: I value family, relationships and Spirituality above everything else. Modus Operandi: I use my writing skills to paint the big picture and let others in on my strategic outlook and let them see/use my output from many hours of reading and learning. Application: I am passionate about empowering colleagues, friends, peers and communities and I combine IT know-how with my teaching, motivation and coaching abilities to impart knowledge and develop people.


Dale Vice

Company: ABSA

Occupation: Banker

Bio: I am really passionate about making the most out of my life, and helping others do the same.



Jimmy Myerscough

Company: CodeWright 

Occupation: Software Development Consultant

Bio: I am passionate about designing systems that make people's lives easier and helping people to use technology to make their lives easier



Mamodise Mailula

Institution: Association of African Business Schools 

Occupation: Office manager 

Bio: I am passionate about development issues in Africa. 




Thabiso Mailula

Company: Talisman Foundation

Occupation: Senior Psychosocial Facilitator

Bio: I have a company PerceptionInMotion which seeks to infuse people with emotions that will empower them to become the change they want to be through motivational talks, self-development workshops and life and business coaching. 



Zanele Mangena

Institution: University of Witwatersrand

Occupation: Second year Bachelor of Science Student

Bio: I am a nineteen year old girl born and bred in Soweto, Johannesburg. In 2015 I received the opportunity to take part in the BizSchool programme that has since changed my life. Passion, hard work and dedication is what drives me. In my extra time, I tutor high school students at an organisation known as Katleho Pele Education. I am also passionate about community work, this realisation drove me to begin a matric dance dress project with a few of my peers at Afrika Tikkun.



Thope Khakhane

Company: Nedbank

Occupation: Systems Engineer

Bio: I love people and I am very much interested in social development and ways to uplift our communities. Working for the disadvantaged communities keeps my heart beating. I love travelling and learning about different cultures and always fascinated by the diverse individuals we find on this planet. I love music, reading, being around people, family and friends, good food, cooking, movies, soccer, science and mathematics. I believe that through education we can break the spirit of poverty.



Bhongo Mvunyiswa

Company: African Panther Investment Holdings

Occupation: Property Sector and International Trade

Bio: I am driven by the possibility of pursuing and living my dream. Self-discovery has been such an exciting journey that I wish to help, if only, a few people to not only discover themselves and their dreams but to actually have the courage to pursue those dreams.



Dawn Ngwenya

Company: Tshikululu Social Investments

Occupation: Marketing and Communications

Bio: With more than 12 years in the field of marketing and communications, Dawn is passionate about crafting effective strategies of engaging with people as catalysts for change, especially in the field of development communications. Her previous roles span across academia, public sector, fashion retail, and more recently heading up a communications department of a leading financial services institution. She currently leads the Marketing and Communications unit at Tshikululu, and is reading for her Masters in Development Studies.



Lindokuhle Khubeka

Institution: University of Witwatersrand

Bio: I'm a Wits Student studying a BSc degree majoring in Computational and Applied Mathematics and Physics, I am also the Deputy Chairperson of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics School Council 2016/2017. I joined Bizschool as a delegate in 2012, the went to be a leader in 2013 then facilitator for 2 years 2014 and 2015 and now I'm the Assistant Director at BizSchool.


My motto is to never give up in anything and while at it I must uplift and inspire those around me. 


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