Dr Robin Woolley
Dr Robin Woolley is a specialist in corporate strategy development, BBBEE implementation and BBBEE scorecard development. In 2007, he published Everyone’s Guide to BEE, a book on Black Economic Empowerment and how to implement it. He is currently an Executive Director of corporate advisory firm, Transcend and former Director of Executive Programmes at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). Robin’s support and advice to ASHA Trust in recent years has been invaluable. He is married with three children.
Rina Broomberg began her career as a psychiatric social worker. She joined Radio 702 in its first year of broadcasting to develop the station’s Community Services, and went on to become Station Manager and Executive Director in 1986. In 1994, Rina started her own consulting business in media, executive coaching and talent development but returned to Primedia Broadcasting in 1999 as Managing Director (Talk Radio). Together with broadcaster Gareth Cliff, Rina established One on One Productions (Pty) Ltd, offering integrated broadcast/digital solutions to clients. In 2014, Rina and Gareth Cliff launched online radio station CliffCentral.com, with the aim of creating the preeminent global online and on-mobile content hub out of Africa.
Ntjantja Ned is currently CEO at the Hollard Foundation responsible for the Early Childhood Development portfolio. She collaborates with government to facilitate the delivery of quality ECD programmes at local government level. Her focus is on advocating an enabling environment for ECD enterprises. Prior this position, Ntjantja held the positions of Deputy Director General in the Department of Social Development; Programme Director at the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and Head of Social Policy at UNICEF. She has also run Doublened In-Development Enterprises. Ntjantja is passionate about financial empowerment and leadership development, focussing on women and girl children.
Jennifer Clowes studied Early Childhood Education with the Froebel Institute and the Cambridge Institute of Education (UK). After coming to South Africa, she became a volunteer with ASHA in 1972 and a member of the Executive Committee in 1974. She later took on an expanded role providing professional support to ASHA’s educare centres and became Director of ASHA in 1998. Jennifer has also served as Chairman of the ASHA Management Board and a Trustee of the ASHA Trust. In 2013, she joined the ASHA Trust Advisory Board. A former President of the Johannesburg chapter of Soroptomist International (2006-2008), Jennifer is currently the President of the Rotary Anns of Morningside Club. Her interests include travel, bridge and reading.
Deanne Chatterton is an experienced business communications professional and has worked across the financial, retail and media sectors based in London and Hong Kong. She has worked both in house and agency side building communication and employee engagement programmes to help drive the value proposition of the client. Her core competencies are developing new businesses, business strategy, human resources, financial management and client relationships management.