Ubuntu Business Networking Breakfast: Friday 10 June 2011






Speaker: Jason Drew, Former CEO of a JSE listed ALTx business, a serial entrepreneur turned environmentalist and chair of a number of organizations including www.AgriProtein.com, his latest green venture. Born in London, Jason studied at the European Business School and has lived and worked all over the world before moving to South Africa 7 years ago. He has held leadership roles in a number of international businesses from General Electric to BUPA and Egg before leading the start- up of Africa’s leading outsourced services provider, with over 3,000 staff. He is an Author of a book called The Protein Crunch: Civilisation on the Brink. Jason is already speaking on the Protein Crunch and Agriprotein on four continents in 2011.

Topic: Ego-capitalism – The environment as a business opportunity

Breakfast 20 May 2011

The Networking breakfast held on Friday, 20 May 2011 was sponsored by Woolworths Financial Services and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and held at The River Club. The Gugulethu Tenors performed and Ruben Richards was the speaker. Ruben is currently Advisor to anti corruption commissions on behalf of agencies linked to the United Nations and MERSETA, also Visiting Professor Wits University Grad School of Public & Development Management. Previously Deputy Director General of the Scorpions, Executive Secretary of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission, CEO Globe Engineering Works, Chairman Cape Shiprepair Initiative, Non Executive Director and Chairman Audit Committee African Cellular Towers, Guest Professor at Albion College, USA, he has a BSc and PhD from UCT, Bachelor of Divinity from Ruschlikon University, Switzerland and a Masters in Theology from Holland University, USA.

His topic was Bullets Or Ballots: The ultimate solution to crime and unemployment in South Africa.

"Thank you. It was a good morning". Lavinia Crawford-Browne, DESMOND TUTU HIV FOUNDATION

"I thoroughly enjoyed the content of the breakfast and look forward to the next one". Faye Meyer, Capitec Bank