Dr Iqbal Survé
Dr Survé is a medical doctor, an influential African entrepreneur, a Global business leader and a recognized philanthropist. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Sekunjalo Group.
He is the recipient of numerous and significant awards for business excellence and business performance. Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative, a Fellow of the HRH the Prince of Wales Business & Environment Programme as well as being appointed by President Bill Clinton to the Board of Governance on the Clinton Global Initiative.
Dr Survé is Co-Chairman of the Global Growth Companies (GGC) Advisory Board of the World Economic Forum. He is also on the Advisory Board on Sustainable Innovation of the World Economic Forum. He is a regular invitee and participant at both the Davos and Summer Davos meetings of the World Economic Forum. He has also previously been appointed by Siemens Limited as one of the ten Global Leaders on the Siemens Global Sustainability Advisory Board.
Dr Survé has a strong commitment to education and academia and is the past Chairman of the UCT (University of Cape Town) Graduate School of Business and ex- Governor of the UCT Foundation. He is co- Chairman of the Saudi South Africa Business Council and a Council Member of the South Africa-USA Business Council.
Dr Survé is Chairman and Vice-Chairman of a number of public trading companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Independent Media (Pty) Ltd and African News Agency (ANA). He is also a Director of significant multi-national private sector companies including Siemens Limited, Nokia, British Telecoms and SAAB.