KZN Top Business Women

Manhar Parshotam

MANHAR PARSHOTAM is the founder, a shareholder and a director of Dragon Protection Services

Chris Tyson

CHRIS TYSON's interest in the property industry started from an early age as his family comes from a property background

Mark Taylor

MARK TAYLOR believes that his career has been characterised by 'thinking big' and having the perseverance to ensure that his plans, which are often innovative, reach fruition

Pat Moodley

"I am inspired by making a difference. When you finance businesses and can see the growth in these entities, it gives a great sense of accomplishment

Edward Colle

Colle has spent the last eleven years with Belgotex and was appointed as CEO of Belgotex in August 2018. He has a passion for the industry which motivates him daily and is committed to building the company's brand. Sustainability in all aspects of the business is central to the way Belgotex does business. Colle brings a unique perspective to the business

Neville Matjie

Matjie joined TIKZN after working at the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry. There, he said, he enjoyed interacting with international clients who wanted to either export goods out of South Africa as well as participate in inward buying missions

Henk van Bemmelen

HENK VAN BEMMELEN, CEO of Blue Security says, "I fell in love with the security business from an early age - it is in my blood. I can't remember ever waking up and not wanting to go to work. If you have a passion for your business, then you can't go wrong."

Mike Saunders

MIKE SAUNDERS’ love of technology and a heart for people have been the fuel behind his entrepreneurial journey

Prof Anesh Maniraj Singh

Prof Singh has served on several national and international committees related to his areas of interest in education. He has presented at many conferences and his research has been published in journals both locally and internationally

Andrew Mills

For Mills, one day is never the same as the next which he says is fantastic. "The wonderful thing about Boxer is that there's always a buzz and it's fast paced." He explained that he is the first to come in, in the morning and the last to leave and he travels a lot both locally and internationally

Musa Makhunga

MUSA MAKHUNGA's passion for people and society has been driven by the need to "pay it forward". He believes that he would not have achieved as much as he has done in his life if he was not assisted by the generosity of other people

Jonathan Naidoo

JONATHAN NAIDOO is an economics graduate with post-graduate specialisation in research methods, political and economic geography. He was previously COO of Trade and Investment KZN and holds certificates in imports and exports, project financing for public-private partnerships, conflict management, program management, financial modelling. he also holds an estate agents' diploma and an education degree specialising in mathematics