Futurist at Kayamandi Informatics (Pty) Ltd
Education, Training and Development Experience
Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) – University of Witwatersrand
Master of Business Administration – Rhodes University
Master of Philosophy (Future Studies) – University of Stellenbosch
PRINCE2® Practitioner – APMG (UK)
Foresight, Scenario Planning, Strategy Development, Public Policy, Research and Project Management.
Researcher and Project Manager, Comprehensive enquiry into all Land Titles in the urban township, commonly known as “Fingo Village”, in Grahamstown: This project is aimed at providing a true information framework of ownership, and occupation of all properties in Fingo Village to inform the fair adjudication and transfer of title to the rightful owner (s).
Researcher and Project Manager, Gauteng Waiting List Programme, Individual Rural Housing Subsidy Voucher Programme: The study was aimed at investigating and the development of an Individual Rural Housing Subsidy Voucher Programme as a possible government intervention to ensure rural households benefit from the housing programmes of the government.
Researcher and Project Manager, Policy on the Amendment of the Housing Subsidy Scheme Progress Payment System.
Researcher and Project Manager, Policy on Access to Housing Subsidies by Persons Owning Unsubsidized Sites or Housing but are otherwise Eligible for Subsidies: The investigation required the quantification of the magnitude of the needs of persons who for the first time acquired vacant residential properties developed by private sector developers without State assistance.
Researcher and Project Manager, Policy on Joint Ownership of Dwellings by one or more Subsidy Beneficiaries.
Researcher and Project Manager, Investigation of Insurance Cover for Subsidy Houses Against viz major Disasters: The study was aimed at investigating the current short-term housing insurance market indicators to determine the need, existing products and possible government intervention to ensure that owners of houses provided through the subsidy scheme insure their assets against viz major.
Researcher and Project Manager: A study of current and potential future commuter transportation requirements in Kagiso Township: This study was intended to unpack the current and potential future commuter transport requirements in Kagiso Township within the context of transport planning and the ongoing transformation of the transport sector in South Africa.
Researcher and Project Manager, Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative (ECITI): A Corporate Strategy was developed for the company in order to optimise its value proposition in the provision of incubation services, information technologies and innovation as effective tools for positive social change, socio-economic development, employment creation and poverty reduction.
Researcher and Project Manager, Biotechnology Foresight, Eastern Cape Province: This project was aimed at anticipating the emerging areas of opportunity related to biotechnology, with particular focus on the Eastern Cape. In addition, to support and encourage new biotechnology SMMEs in the Eastern Cape.
Project Manager, Provincial Foresight: Eastern Cape Province. This project is aimed at providing support to the Finnish foresight short term expert and two other individuals from the Finnish NSI e.g. SITRA and the Academy of Finland to provide South African participants with an overview of foresight, its uses and benefits, and Finnish experience in the field.
Researcher and Project Manager, Western Cape ICT Mini-Foresight: The intention of the project was to enhance the effectiveness of the national system of innovation in the ICT sector through training on, and use of Foresighting and other Futures planning techniques in the ICT sector of the Western Cape.
Researcher and Project Manager, Mini-Foresight: Northern Cape Provincial Information Society Strategy INSPIRE Programme: The mini-foresight was concluded as part of a process to develop realistic and implementable future Provincial Information Society and Development (ISAD) models.
Project Manager, Knowledge and Innovation for Rural Development (KIRD) in the Eastern Cape: This project was aimed at arranging and delivering a number of awareness-raising seminars four centres (Mthatha, East London, Grahamstown, and Port Elizabeth), as a precursor to a Rural Development Study planned for September/October 2008 that will tap into the knowledge and perspectives of Eastern Cape stakeholders, with a view to galvanizing and harnessing their insights and energies towards integrated, holistic and sustainable rural development, with an emphasis on implementation.
Project Manager, Knowledge Management Framework for the Eastern Cape Parks: This project is aimed at developing a knowledge management framework to facilitate the capture and exchange of learnings from the Wild Coast project.
Researcher and Project Manager, Development of a Maritime Industry for the Eastern Cape Province: This project was aimed at developing the maritime economy of the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Researcher and Project Manager, Grahamstown Anglican Diocese: This project was aimed at positioning the Diocese as a preferred place of worship now and in the future. This had to take into account the changing demographics, economy and the role of the church in modern society.
Researcher and Project Manager, Long-range Planning for Rural Development and Land Reform: This project was aim at conducting a Long-range Plan of 30 years for the department.
Researcher and Project Manager, Military Veterans Economic Development Strategy: This project was aim at conducting a Long-range Plan and Strategy for the delivery of economic development opportunities for veterans.