Our community groups

X-Change community groups meet regularly in small gatherings providing support through relationships and resources to help business leaders live out their marketplace calling. They use flexible formats, from more casual themed conversations to courses and content creation sessions.

Find your local community group.

Jenni van der Merwe

Techno Park

Jenni is an industrial psychologist and leads the HR department at Mezzanine. Jenni has a passion to see women in Africa live out their God-given calling and be change agents in their sphere of influence.

Almero Strauss

Stellenbosch

Almero has been a Director and an executive member of Mergon's Investment team since 2008. This virtual group is for entrepreneurs and business leaders who are passionate about redeeming the business world as a force for good.

Ray Kaela

Zambia

Pastor Ray Kaela – AkA – SugarRay Intl is a musician, songwriter and Artist manager. He is also in a full-time business running a small but influential company in Zambia. He believes that you can make noise quietly and as a Pastor strongly preaches putting God first in everything, especially in business.Pastor Ray Kaela – AkA – SugarRay Intl is a musician songwriter and Artist manager. He is also in a full-time business running a small but influential company in Zambia. He believes that you can make noise quietly and as a Pastor strongly preaches putting God first in everything, especially in business.

Jonathan Mueller

Kommetjie

Jonathan's passion for developing young and upcoming entrepreneurs who seek to learn and apply Biblical principles in their businesses. This group of small business owners and start-ups will meet every month in Kommetjie, Jonathan Mueller and a group of like-minded business leaders on a mission to encourage and equip one another with the necessary skills in their marketplace calling.

Martin Kuscus

Pretoria

Martin was the former MEC of Finance in the North West Provincial Government from 1994 until 2004. Prior to that, he spent 17 years in health care services. In June 2004 he became CEO of the South African Bureau of Standards a position he held until July 2009, positioning the organisation amongst the top ten certification bodies in the world. He then started his own business ventures.Given his strategic insights and vast learning experiences, he became a trusted coach and mentor to many leaders in government and corporate circles. As a gifted communicator, he addressed high impact meetings both local and internationally. His recently published book Credibility Matters, has received rave reviews from a wide spectrum of influential leaders and the broader public.

Ayanda Zaca

Pretoria

Ayanda Zaca is founder and Managing Director at VITOVA, a company that provides support to organisations in their diversity, inclusion, and equity work with a strong focus on communication. At its core, the business advocates for social justice and cohesion, particularly along racial and gender lines.

Jakes Naude

Pretoria

Jakes is based in South Africa where he oversees the day to day operations of B4T, as well as implementing the work of B4T in Africa. Prior to taking this role, Jakes ran a business in a South East Asian country as well as helping local entrepreneurs through the B4T developer role.

Abel Jordaan

Bloemfontein

Abel is passionate about seeing transformation in the city of Bloemfontein. He believes that this will happen when life-giving organizations partner together in making the Kingdom of God (that extends beyond the walls of the church) a reality in every sphere of society. This includes the business sector and is why Abel has partnered with Ziwani to help businessmen and woman build the bridge between faith and the workplace.

Susannah Farr

Rwanda

Susannah is the Founder and CEO of gold-youth and gold-enterprises. She is committed to equipping Africa's youth to reach their full social & economic potential. ​The group meets virtually and is comprised of senior business leaders and investors from across the continent who desire to have a positive impact on the communities they operate in.

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