16 & 17 November | Pretoria


The Power of Staying Relevant

The 2022 Annual MACE Conference took place in Pretoria at Future Africa on the University of Pretoria’s Hilcrest Campus on 16 and 17 November 2022. It was the first Conference in two-years since Conference 2019.

Conference 2022

Speakers, Panellist & Facilitators


Setlogane Manchidi

Head: Corporate Social Investment, Investec


Regine le Roux

Managing Director: Reputation Matters


Sadika Fakir

Integrated Media and Digital Director, Tiger Brands


Robert Braune

Founder and Director of ThoughtCorp Pty Ltd.

Peer learning and sharing

Yonela Tukwayo

Executive Director: Marketing, Communications and Advancement at Walter Sisulu University

Peer learning and sharing

Samantha Castle

Senior Manager: Alumni Relations, University of Pretoria


Dr Linda Meyer

Head of Operations: Universities South Africa (USAf)


Ricky Naidoo

Chief Content Officer of the African News Agency


Dr Nitha Ramnath

Deputy-Director: Corporate Relations, University of the Free State

Peer learning and sharing

Dr Seboka Kopung

Project Manager: Walter Sisulu University

Peer learning and sharing

Marick Hornsveld

Deputy-Director: Digital Communication, Stellenbosch University


Rickus Delport

Director: Institutional Advancement, University of Pretoria


Marius Greef

Co-Founder: Turn Left Media


Elijah Moholola

Senior Manager: Media and Social Media, University of Cape Town

Keynote Address

Thebe Ikalafeng

Founder and Chairman of Brand Africa and Brand Leadership

Peer learning and sharing

Prof Peter Thuynsma

Managing Partner: Thuynsma & Associates