Michael Arendse is the infrastructure manager of Cape Winelands District of the Federation of Community Arts and Culture Centres, Western Cape and presents Business Management for Musicians course at the University of Cape Town music school to final year music students.
Zolani Mkiva is an international acclaimed heritage practitioner and cultural activist. He is a well-respected policy maker who employs indigenous knowledge systems in carrying out his role. He comes from a family with a lineage of oral traditional poets and regiments of African Royalty.
Chief Pheni Ngove is the fifth royal leader of the Mabunda Tribe of the Shangaan/Vatsonga people. Chief Ngove has personally initiated and mobilised funding for numerous projects aimed at the advancement of the community. He serves on a number of bodies in the country.
Mandie van der Spuy’s career in the arts spans a period of 35 years. She was Head of Arts & Culture Sponsorships for the Standard Bank Group from 1992 to 2014 where she was responsible for the strategic direction, management and implementation of the bank’s arts, culture and jazz programmes.