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  • BRSC 2019: Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th June 2019, The Grand Palm GICC, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Botswana Railways and Botswana Power Corporation have confirmed to present at BRSC 2019!

In 2005 Dave joined Babcock as General Manager Northern Region and was promoted to Sales Director in 2010. In November 2016, Dave was promoted to Managing Director of Babcock’s equipment business.

Dave’s career in the mining and construction sector spans 40 years, giving him an in-depth knowledge of the opportunities and challenges faced in the industry in Africa.

Wayne is passionate about creating and capturing value where business meets society.
He is the President and Founder of the CSR Training Institute and a former Professor of Practice in CSR at McGill University. He is a Stanford University Sloan Fellow with an M.Sc. in Management from the Stanford Business School. He is also the Founder and Managing Director of Baraka Shea Butter, a for-profit, social purpose venture that sources shea butter in northern Ghana for distribution throughout North America and globally.
Mr. Dunn is a Founding Member of the Global Advisory Board for both the SDG Foundation and the EU Africa Chamber of Commerce. He also chaired the inaugural EU Africa CSR Awards and Ta’atheer 2016, the MENA CSR and Social Impact Summit. He serves on numerous other advisory boards and CSR awards juries throughout Africa, in the Gulf Region and around the world.
He has two decades of African experience, as an entrepreneur, consultant, project leader, and trainer, having led businesses and projects throughout the continent. As an entrepreneur, he has founded and led start-ups, raised capital in London and New York and had a venture featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.
Dunn has decades of global social responsibility and sustainability project leadership and extensive teaching experience having developed and taught CSR, sustainability and shared value programs which are recognized by executives and leaders worldwide.
Mr. Dunn has designed and implemented successful projects worldwide, covering a range of industry sectors and including governments, international organizations and civil society. His work has won many prestigious international awards, including the first-ever private sector project to win a World Bank Development Innovation Award. His work is used as a global best practice and were featured in a Stanford Business School Case Study.
Wayne is recognized as a global thought-leader and is a frequent lecturer and speaker on business, social responsibility, economics, development, and strategy at events worldwide.
He has authored pragmatic works on CSR and Sustainability, pragmatic SDG engagement and has dozens of Sustainability Vignettes available on the Strategic CSR/SDG Video Channel, and the Insights into Business 2030 Video Channel.
Wayne lives on Vancouver Island in Canada with frequent extended periods in Ghana and other locations in Africa and around the world.

Kushatha Moswela the Managing Director of Old Mutual Short Term Insurance Botswana. A position she has been since July 2016. Previously she was the COO of Old Mutual Botswana, a period when she started Old Mutual Botswana Life business in Botswana.
She has firm leadership and managerial experience. Over a period of 3 years she had the responsibility of overseeing the planning and execution of Old Mutual Life Assurance South Africa’s strategy including the performance review of its business plan.
In 2010, she was seconded to Old Mutual Plc to join the Solvency II ORSA team as a Subject Matter Expert with responsibility to define and develop the Group ORSA Framework. Her key stakeholders then included the Board Risk Committee, the FSA (UK Regulator) and country Risk Executives.
Kushatha is the current Chairperson of Botswana Short Term Insurance Underwriters Association (BISTUA). The association mandate is to develop and progress the Short Term Insurance profession and practice in Botswana through collaborative efforts mainly with NBFIRA (Regulator), government Ministries and other associated professional bodies.
Kushatha has over 14 years working experience in the in the fields of actuarial, capital and risk management. She has held various roles from Managing Director, COO, Executive Assistance to Old Mutual South Africa CEO and Senior Actuarial Specialist. Prior to joining Old Mutual, she was with KPMG South Africa and Botswana in their Actuarial and Risk Advisory Services.
She holds an MSc Actuarial Science degree and a BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science degree both from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the UK. She is also a CFA level 2 candidate.

Sharon joined GCS as an Environmental Marketing Manager and has over 17 years’ experience as a Principal Environmental Assessment Practitioner within the consulting environment. The work experience that she has ranges from small urban development projects to large projects with multi-national team input. She has worked on various projects and her focus has been on coal and diamond mining, industrial waste management and power generation projects. Sharon has focused on innovation in industrial waste management in the mining and electricity generation sectors. She has worked in power generation on coal fired power stations, combined cycle gas plants, wind and hydroelectric scheme projects.

Sharon has skills and experiences in the following areas:

• Project management
• Strategic environmental assessment
• Resource management and allocation
• Technical review
• Business development
• Impact assessment
• Client engagement
• Management and integration
• Sustainability reporting and auditing
• Presentation and facilitation
• Environmental management and mitigation

Sharon has managed multi-disciplinary teams on projects of national and strategic importance, to comply with international funding requirements. She works closely with the client and authorities to identify practical and sustainable solutions to address business challenges.

Nico Scholtz is a Geologist with more than 15 years experience delineating and managing mineral exploration projects in Africa, South America and Asia. He serves as a Competent – and Qualified Person for base and precious metals, rare and industrial minerals as well as nuclear fuels, precious stones and fossil fuels in varied geological settings.

Roger Key gained his BSc (Hons.) and PhD from the University of Liverpool in the period 1965 to 1972. Over the following 40 years he worked as a mapping geologist and research scientist throughout Africa producing over 300 peer-reviewed publications including numerous geological maps. Important parts of this work included the training of young African geologists, many of whom later became Directors of their national Geological Surveys, professors in local universities and leading professionals in mineral exploration companies. Between 2012 and 2016 he was an independent geological consultant for exploration companies throughout Africa on coal, gold and hydrocarbon projects as well as on regional geological mapping projects. Since 2016 he has been in charge of exploration by Kalahari Key Mineral Exploration Company (Pty) Ltd along the ENE-WSW Jwaneng-Makopong Shear/Feeder Zone through the Molopo Farms Complex in southern Botswana.

Mr. Olebile is an experienced Chief Executive Officer of Botswana Investment and Trade Centre with a demonstrated history of working in the Investment Promotion, international trade and investment facilitation industry. Skilled in Business Planning, Analytical Skills, Strategic Planning, Accounting, and Business Development. As an experienced business development professional with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) focused in Business Administration and Strategy from University of Botswana he currently serves as a non-executive director for Selebi Phikwe Regional Economic Diversification Unit, (SPEDU), Special Economic Zones Authority and the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA). At SPEDU, he chairs the Board Tender Committee, and is a member of the Board Projects and Investment Committee.

Mr. Moleele holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Management (University of Derby), Post Graduate Diploma in Law majoring in conciliation and arbitration (University of Namibia), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Milpark Business School), and Certificate in principles of Business & Management (Wits Business School). Mr Moleele has senior management experience and capabilities in strategic modelling, leadership, business development (including monitoring and evaluation, training and mentoring), strategy formulation, change management, Small, Medium, Macro Enterprises (SMMEs) development, customer service, stakeholder management and building strategic relationships, excellent communication, presentation and engaging capabilities and banking.

Mr Moleele has risen through the ranks with Business Botswana ( Formerly BOCCIM) working with the private sector for over 25 years as ; (a) Field Officer; (b) Regional Manager; (c) Deputy Executive Director; (d) Membership Management Director; (d) Private Sector Development Programme (PSDP) Director- on secondment. In his previous roles Mr Moleele has led managed and supervised a good number of senior managers and professionals and other numerous employees.

His responsibilities at Business Botswana include amongst others; driving the overall strategy, risk and management of Business Botswana focusing on Private Sector growth and Social development, research policy and advocacy, establish international partnership, provision of membership service, business development and contribution to accelerated economic growth agenda for the private sector. Mr Moleele sits on the following boards;

– Vice Chairperson of the Botswana National productivity Centre (BNPC) board
– Rural Development Council (RDC)
– Economic Diversification and Trade Council (EDTC)
– Botswana Bureau of Standards Council
– SADC Private Sector Forum (SPSF) (currently secretariat)

He has represented Business Botswana in Regional and International assignments at; International Labour Organization (ILO), Southern African Development Community (SADC) and African Union (AU). Mr Moleele has worked on projects with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers and participated in several high level meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences across the world.

Leonard joined Botswana Railways in July 2017 as Chief Executive officer after decades of corporate leadership and excellence at the Debswana Diamond Company. Reporting to the Board of Directors and the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, his role is responsible for the strategic direction of Botswana Railways with attention to the implementation of major railway developments such as the Mosetse to Kazungula rail line as well as the Mmamabula to Lephalale rail line. He is also to break ground for the ultimate privatization of Botswana Railways.

He has served in a couple of boards including Botswana Telecommunications (BTC) as Board Chairman, Board Chairman Morupule Colliery, Non-Executive Director of Engen Botswana Limited, as well as Non- Executive Director of African Banking Corporation. Leonard holds an MSc Industrial and Administration Sciences, BSc Mining Engineering and Mining Diploma.