Tony Botes

Security Association of South Africa

Tony has been active in the Private Security Sector since the mid 1980’s and has served the industry in various capacities. He entered the private security industry in 1986. Tony was the Secretary/Treasurer, Vice Chairman and Chairman of SANSEA (South African National Security Employers Association), Transvaal Region, during the 1990’s, and the National Vice Chairman and Chairman of SANSEA during the same period.

Doraval Govender

ASIS South Africa

Doraval is a past governor of the South African Institute of Security (SAIS), Former Assistant Commissioner (Major General) in the South African Police Service and Past President of the FBI Middle East, Africa Chapter.

Professor Kris Pillay Phd

South African Institute of Security

Professor Kris Pillay holds a PhD in Criminal Justice from the University of South Africa. He is a full professor in the Department of Criminology and Security Science at the same university. He started his academic career as a junior lecturer in the Department of Criminology at the University of Durban-Westville.

Johan du Plooy

ASIS South Africa

Johan du Plooy is a highly experienced security risk management professional with global experience and has wide and varied experience in solving complex security risk management issues.  Johan holds a master’s degree from the University of South Africa, and he is presently busy reading for a PhD titled: Assessing the Application of Intelligence-led Investigations into the Illegal Tobacco Trade in South Africa.

Bryan Rudolph

South African Intruder Detection Services Association

Bryan Rudolph has been in the security industry for over four decades, initially in a technical role, but for the latter two‐plus decades focusing on the professionalism within the security industry, specifically with respect to training and standards.

Andre du Venage

Transport Asset Protection Association

Andre is an entrepreneur and active in the SA private security industry for the past 23 years after working in the SA Police Services (15 years) investigating organised cargo crimes and held the rank of Det/Capt.