Cecilio Mar Molinero – Based in Catalonia, Spain

  • Visiting Professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
  • Emeritus Professor in Management Science at the Kent Business School, University of Kent
  • 40 years of post-qualification experience across Europe at top universities in Spain and UK
  • More than 100 publications, refereed publications and conferences
  • Education: PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Southampton, PhD in Visualisation of Multivariate Data at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, with european mention - unanimous distinction cum laude







Subramaniam Parthiban, Based in Gaborone, Botswana

  • Executive Director of Phakalane Estates, Botswana
  • 27 years of post qualification experience in India and overseas
  • Headed operations in Civil Construction, Manufacturing, Township Development and Hospitality as ED, MD for close to 20 years
  • Education: Statistics, Mathematics and Mathematical Economics, Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Associate Member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India,  Finalist of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India


Hans Hartung, Based in Cape Town, South Africa


  • Director of ILISO Consulting since November 2000
  • 25 years of consulting engineering experience
  • Extensive experience in design, documentation and contract administration on a variety of disciplines within civil engineering, including: bulk water and sewerage infrastructure, structures, commercial, residential and industrial township services
  • Chairman of CESA’s (Consulting Engineers South Africa) Western Cape



Donovan Kotze , Based in Cape Town, South Africa

  • Entrepreneur and CEO of Olympic Hervasa Khanyisani Group
  • Cape Town-based specialist management operator & consultant to the residential aged care, community care and retirement living sector
  • Considerable expertise and capacity in the specialist area of Design, Management & Law
  • Headed operations in property development and management, healthcare management, design and architecture






Imran Khan, CFA, Based in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Managing Director of a boutique investment firm serving HNWI clients in East Africa
  • 12 years' experience in financial services across investment banking, strategy consulting & investment management with ten years spent in New York
  • Served as the key risk manager for Swiss Re’s USD 3.5 bn real estate portfolio in Europe and North America comprising residential and office properties