Executive Committee

Dr Bryan Robinson
Dr Bryan RobinsonPresident
Bryan Robinson is a Research Associate and Lecturer in Business in Society and International Business at the Nelson Mandela University’s Business School in South Africa. Bryan Robinson is an ardent researcher in business and society within the development context of Africa.
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.
Dr Julio Andrade
Dr Julio AndradeSecretary-General
Julio Andrade’s first monograph, Morally-demanding Infinite Responsibility: The Supererogatory Attitude of Levinasian Normativity has recently been published with Springer.
He is a research associate at the Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Applied Ethics, Unit for Business Ethics and Public Integrity. He is also a member of the editorial board of Springer’s Journal of Business Ethics. He has published papers on whistleblowing, and the work of philosopher Emmanuel Levinas, focusing on the application of Levinas to various applied ethics disciplines. He is a certified ethics officer, and an associate at The Ethics Institute
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.