Event Speakers & Panelists


Lisa McPhee

CEO | Confidence & Success Coach,
Lisa McPhee Coaching Academy

Lisa McPhee is a leading advocate for women's leadership and diversity in the corporate world. With over 20 years of experience in leadership roles in recruiting, people supply chain, and management consulting, Lisa founded Lisa McPhee Coaching Academy in 2019 to focus on her true passion of supporting professional women in creating more freedom, more impact, and more income in their careers. As an internationally recognized career and confidence coach, Lisa is a sought-after speaker and thought leader. She has a unique ability to see the genius in others and give them the confidence and tools they need to fully unleash that genius into the world. Through her coaching, Lisa has helped hundreds of women break through barriers and achieve success beyond their wildest dreams.


Suky Sodhi

Award Winning Staffing Industry Coach and Trainer

A true revolutionary, Suky Sodhi has been disrupting the staffing and recruiting industry for over twenty-five years. She’s an award-winning industry coach and trainer who has helped recruitment leaders around the world build stronger businesses through her events, masterminds, programs, and courses.

Suky is highly respected in the recruitment space and is becoming a globally recognized expert for businesses and consultants who want to take their earning potential to the next level. A serial entrepreneur, she has founded numerous businesses and her clients include global staffing brands, start-ups, mid-sized agencies, and European recruitment businesses growing into the North American market.

Gifty Enright

Author, Speaker, Coach

Gifty Enright has spoken at multinational organizations globally, top Universities such as Oxford University and has also given a TEDx talk. She is a highly regarded writer and apart from her book, is regularly published in newspapers and magazines. She is also sought after for expert commentary on TV programs.

Gifty trained originally as an accountant and worked in a variety of blue-chip companies before crossing over into IT and Management consulting. She then became an author and a coach. She has implemented business and IT transformation programs globally in

Europe, the US, and Asia. She has coached clients all over the world.

Toyin Crandall

CEO & Founder - Money Mindset SHIFT

Host - The Millionaire Money Podcast

Toyin Crandell is the host of the Millionaire Money Podcast, the best-selling author of Money Mindset SHIFT. Church Edition, a financial mentor, an international speaker, and the founder of Money Mindset SHIFT. She specializes in helping business owners and career professionals ditch their limiting beliefs about money, design a simple, proven and customized financial freedom plan so they can build wealth, get rest and create a lasting legacy.

Janet Pope

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Engagement at Capgemini

Mark Coetzee

International Business Transformation, High Impact Performance Improvement & Company Turnaround Specialist | Global Executive, Drake International

25+ years at executive/board level constantly achieving excellent returns for shareholders with a

proven track record of formulating, advising & assisting in execution of chosen strategy, resulting in high impact performance improvement, business transformation & company turnarounds in multicultural environments.

"Hands on” performance improvement engagements working within organisations across 5 continents; including Europe, Africa, Asia Pac & North America - start up, mid-sized, & large/multinational organisations - including growth or merger and/or acquisition &/or international expansion, including Private Equity, Private Equity/ Venture Capital type environments.

Including but not limited to being part of lead team in 3 successful exits: 2 x PE events, 1 x listing on stock exchange. several 100% business transformation gigs from major loss making situations to full profitability, and turnaround delivering restructured business on behalf of major bank.

Nadir Hirji PhD

Partner , PwC

Nadir collaborates with senior executives to create innovative digital products, services and experiences that deliver material results. Leading a cross-functional team of technical, design, research and business team members, Nadir drives customer centric transformations to enable organisations to reinvent and deliver sustained outcomes. This results in improved customer engagement and employee empowerment, enhanced sales, and profitability, and executive alignment and commitment. Using design thinking and service design, Nadir helps organisations define their future, develop roadmaps, and implement solutions using sprints that deliver value early and often.

Nadir has helped transform fortune 1000 companies, start-ups and government agencies, both nationally and internationally, to realize results fast. Nadir is viewed as a leader in digital transformation, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and has been interviewed by BNN, Strategy Magazine, Forbes, and other media organisations.

Ryan Holtz

Media Personality and Host of The Ryan Holtz Show Podcast

Ryan Holtz is a purebred entrepreneur, media personality, and life builder. He is the owner of Ryan Holtz Marketing, a digital marketing creative media agency voted #1 black-owned marketing company in the 2021 ByBlacks People’s Choice Awards. As the host and executive producer of the Ryan Holtz Show, Ryan features world-class guests ranging from celebrities like Kevin O’Leary to business and personal development thought leaders.

Ryan’s mandate is to encourage personal and professional growth through thought-provoking conversations and inspiring storytelling. His work has earned him international recognition, with features by Forbes, Huffington Post, and more. Ryan is a sought-after keynote speaker, life and performance coach, and digital marketing strategist. Despite facing the adversity of losing his Mother at a young age, Ryan's entrepreneurial spirit has led him to enormous success, and he is passionate about inspiring and impacting others.

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