Dr. Iqbal Survé is the executive chairman of Independent Media South Africa and Sekunjalo Group, one of the largest holding companies in Africa, with 177 diversified investments. Sekunjalo Group is also recognised by the World Economic Forum as one of the world's fastest growing companies that are part of the Global Growth Companies, or the New Champions.
Dr. Survé served as the immediate past chairman of Africa’s top-ranked business school, the University of Cape Town's Graduate School Of Business, and served as governor of the UCT Foundation.
Through Survé Philanthropies and associated foundations (The Survé Family Foundation, Sekunjalo Development Foundation, South Atlantic Arts & Culture Trust, the Iqbal Survé Bursary Trust, and Social Entrepreneurship Foundation), which are beneficiaries of 90 percent of the dividends and profits of Sekunjalo Group; these foundations focus on sustainability, development, human and children’s rights, education, music, arts and culture, entrepreneurship and impact investments.
Dr. Survé will be speaking during Session 5 entitled "Business Unusual".