Our Advisors

What can you expect from our Advisors?

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Expert Guidance & Handholding

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Professionalism

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Honest Communication

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Support in your top three needs

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Dedicated Time

ANDRE CHAPMAN

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Software Development

Prototype Designs

Customer User Experiences

Andre is the founder of AZ Consulting, which specialises in developing high-end web apps for clients to monetize their ideas.

His team of software experts adopts a Lean / Agile approach to projects, with his role being to manage clients and the team.

He has a passion for helping upcoming tech start-ups.

KRISTINE TUDHOPE

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Start-ups

Financial Modelling

Business Strategy

Kristine is a Chartered Accountant, and the proud Founder and Chief Disruptor of UPvisor, with her prime focus being all about unlocking the potential in businesses and individuals!

She is passionate about seeing small and medium businesses improve their profitability, as well as the productivity of their workforce.

ABU HATTAS

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Finance

Entrepreneurship

Business Development

Abu is an executive director and entrepreneur with a strong commercial background and sound business acumen.

As a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional, and complex problem solver, Abu is a project specialist by experience and education.

ANDRE CHAPMAN

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Software Development

Prototype Designs

Customer User Experiences

Andre is the founder of AZ Consulting, which specialises in developing high-end web apps for clients to monetize their ideas.

His team of software experts adopts a Lean / Agile approach to projects, with his role being to manage clients and the team.

He has a passion for helping upcoming tech start-ups.

KRISTINE TUDHOPE

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Start-ups

Financial Modelling

Business Strategy

Kristine is a Chartered Accountant, and the proud Founder and Chief Disruptor of UPvisor, with her prime focus being all about unlocking the potential in businesses and individuals!

She is passionate about seeing small and medium businesses improve their profitability, as well as the productivity of their workforce.

ABU HATTAS

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Finance

Entrepreneurship

Business Development

Abu is an executive director and entrepreneur with a strong commercial background and sound business acumen.

As a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional, and complex problem solver, Abu is a project specialist by experience and education.

HALEY GRAY

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Software Development

Prototype Designs

Customer User Experiences

Haley is the CEO and Founder of Cut To Code, a software development company specialising in solutions that streamline processes. Together with her team, she has built a marketplace product called On-Demand to enable entrepreneurs.

Her entrepreneurial journey started when she co-founded Forge Technologies in 2012.

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KANTHA NAICKER

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Finance

Coaching

Strategy

Kantha Naicker was elected as the Chairman of SAIPA’s Board on 12 June 2019, after being closely involved with the leadership structures of the Institute for many years.

She is joint Managing Director of Evolve Accounting and believes that the accounting profession offers a plethora of choices – one can run your own business, or you can make a difference in a corporate environment and in educating future accountants.

Read more here.

MARK BULLOCK

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Coaching

Goal setting

Processes

What an enlightening experience it is to spend time with Mark!

His passion for Coaching and Mentoring is almost contagious. He tackles the issues that business owners are facing today directly and he shares the experience and expertise that he gained during the 30 years plus he spent in the corporate and small business arena.

Read more here.

HALEY GRAY

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Software Development

Prototype Designs

Customer User Experiences

Haley is the CEO and Founder of Cut To Code, a software development company specialising in solutions that streamline processes. Together with her team, she has built a marketplace product called On-Demand to enable entrepreneurs.

Her entrepreneurial journey started when she co-founded Forge Technologies in 2012.

Read more here:

KANTHA NAICKER

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Finance

Coaching

Strategy

Kantha Naicker was elected as the Chairman of SAIPA’s Board on 12 June 2019, after being closely involved with the leadership structures of the Institute for many years.

She is joint Managing Director of Evolve Accounting and believes that the accounting profession offers a plethora of choices – one can run your own business, or you can make a difference in a corporate environment and in educating future accountants.

Read more here.

MARK BULLOCK

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Coaching

Goal setting

Processes

What an enlightening experience it is to spend time with Mark!

His passion for Coaching and Mentoring is almost contagious. He tackles the issues that business owners are facing today directly and he shares the experience and expertise that he gained during the 30 years plus he spent in the corporate and small business arena.

Read more here.

FIONA WATT

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Coaching

Personal Development

Accounting

Fiona is both a charted accountant and a qualified professional integral coach who works at a deep and challenging level with her clients to generate self-awareness to unpack what might be holding them back.

Her approach enables them to gain new perspectives to unlock their own growth. Her compassionate, non-judgmental listening and practical approach to coaching allow her to be a catalyst for change. Her clients feel heard and understood.

Read more here.

PAULA QUINSEE

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Personal & Human Skills

Behaviour Management

Mental Well-being & Energy

Paula is a speaker, author, trainer, and coach who helps men, women, and organisations to expand and maximize their energy, for high performance and resilience, at work and in life.

TADEO TAGUMA

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Coaching and Mentorship

Operations Management

Customer User Experiences

Tadeo is a leader with over 24 years of industry experience throughout Africa experience in running projects, and supply chains, across Africa.

His typical roles have been in Project and Program Management & Delivery of projects, supply chain management in manufacturing, construction, hospitality, energy, and consulting industries.

Read more here.

FIONA WATT

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Coaching

Personal Development

Accounting

Fiona is both a charted accountant and a qualified professional integral coach who works at a deep and challenging level with her clients to generate self-awareness to unpack what might be holding them back.

Her approach enables them to gain new perspectives to unlock their own growth. Her compassionate, non-judgmental listening and practical approach to coaching allow her to be a catalyst for change. Her clients feel heard and understood.

Read more here.

PAULA QUINSEE

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Personal & Human Skills

Behaviour Management

Mental Well-being & Energy

Paula is a speaker, author, trainer, and coach who helps men, women, and organisations to expand and maximize their energy, for high performance and resilience, at work and in life.

TADEO TAGUMA

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Coaching and Mentorship

Operations Management

Customer User Experiences

Tadeo is a leader with over 24 years of industry experience throughout Africa experience in running projects, and supply chains, across Africa.

His typical roles have been in Project and Program Management & Delivery of projects, supply chain management in manufacturing, construction, hospitality, energy, and consulting industries.

Read more here.

NOLAN PILLAY

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Transformational Coaching
(Life Coach Certified)

Developing Personal Mastery programmes

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Nolan is the founder of StraightalkwithNolan, an organisation that teaches and helps individuals choose to take their power into their own hands to achieve the success they have always longed for.

Be the BEST Version of YOURSELF™ is one of the programs that he launched which gives individuals the tools to unleash incredible personal power; a life-changing opportunity many cannot afford to walk away from!

Nozuko Nkumanda

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Strategy Formulation

Organisational improvement

Mentorship/ Coaching

Nozuko has over 13 years of experience in strategy & organisational improvement in South Africa’s largest corporates across industries. Her passion is using an outcome-based approach to drive not only the development of strategy, but the design of enabling operating models & ultimately the operationalisation of that strategy.

Read more here.

NOLAN PILLAY

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Transformational Coaching
(Life Coach Certified)

Developing Personal Mastery programmes

IT

Nolan is the founder of StraightalkwithNolan, an organisation that teaches and helps individuals choose to take their power into their own hands to achieve the success they have always longed for.

Be the BEST Version of YOURSELF™ is one of the programs that he launched which gives individuals the tools to unleash incredible personal power; a life-changing opportunity many cannot afford to walk away from!

Nozuko Nkumanda

Top 3 Key Expertise Areas:

Strategy Formulation

Organisational improvement

Mentorship/ Coaching

Nozuko has over 13 years of experience in strategy & organisational improvement in South Africa’s largest corporates across industries. Her passion is using an outcome-based approach to drive not only the development of strategy, but the design of enabling operating models & ultimately the operationalisation of that strategy.

Read more here.

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Qalisa Hub was started by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. We focus on startups growing their business/idea through interactive engagements with seasoned and experienced advisors and initiate sustainable growth through evolution of the township economy.

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