Executive Committee

Dr Bryan Robinson
Dr Bryan RobinsonPresident
Bryan Robinson a Senior Lecturer at the Tshwane School for Business & Society. He is an ardent researcher in business and society within the development context of Africa, currently with a focus on the just energy transition and values-driven leadership.
Dr Yvonne Katambo
Dr Yvonne KatamboChairperson: Networking Council
Yvonne Katambo is the founder and managing Director of BrandPro Consulting in Kenya (www.brandpro.co.ke), an integrated consulting firm specialized in Market research and Monitoring and Evaluation. She is an adept trainer and consultant in public and private sector leadership, organizational ethics and management, women empowerment, and leadership. Yvonne is a certified Ethics officer by The Ethics Institute.
Prof Neil Eccles
Prof Neil EcclesEditor-in-Chief: African Journal of Business Ethics
Neil Eccles is a professor in the Institute for Corporate Citizenship at the University of South Africa. In terms of teaching, he uses moral and political philosophy to try to instil a bit of much needed critical thinking in economic and management science students, while his research interest falls broadly under the banner of business ethics, which he pursues from a critical perspective.
Joaquim Muando
Joaquim Muando Treasurer
Joaquim Muando is an Associate Director at KPMG in Mozambique and he leads the Internal Audit Practice and Risk Consulting. His role has been advising clients on their internal controls systems, governance and risk management processes. Joaquim is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Ethics Officer.
Celia Lourens
Celia LourensMarketing and Resource Engagement
Celia Lourens holds a National Diploma in Marketing from Technicon Pretoria (now TUT), a bachelor’s in commerce in Business Management and an Honours degree with specialisation in Business Management from the University of South Africa. She is currently in pursuit of a Master of Commerce in Business Management (Strategy) at the University of Pretoria.

Celia has extensive international experience in the strategic integration of marketing services, communications, business development, project management and fundraising. As project manager at The Ethics Institute, her responsibilities include internationally funded initiatives, in countries such as Angola, Mozambique, South Africa and Kenya. She serves as the Secretariat for a Coalition for Ethical Operations in South Africa and is responsible for TEI’s high-level sponsor relationships. Celia joined The Ethics Institute in 2015 and is a certified Ethics Officer.

Liezl Groenewald
Liezl GroenewaldPast-president
Liezl Groenewald is the Senior Manager Organisational Ethics at The Ethics Institute. Liezl has been in the field of organisational ethics since 2004. Her main expertise lies in advising organisations on ethics management and strategies, conducting organisational ethics risk and culture assessments, facilitating ethics workshops, conducting ethics investigations, auditing Whistleblowing Service Providers, advising whistle-blowers and training Boards and Social and Ethics Committees.
Luyolo Mahlangabeza
Luyolo MahlangabezaSecretary-general
Mr Luyolo Mahlangabeza holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (now NMU). He is currently registered as a doctoral candidate in Business and Project Management at the University of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). He is the NMU Research Supervisor and a CPUT Lecturer. His research interest are Business Management, Digital Transformation and Business Ethics. He is also the co-editor of the BEN-Africa Conference Proceedings.