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Business Breakfast: Is ethics in companies important in Mozambique?
An event organized by the Institute of Ethics in Partnership with the Institute of Directors, which will take place at the Polana Hotel with speakers:
Graça Machel- a Mozambican politician and humanitarian. She is the widow of former South African president Nelson Mandela and of Mozambican president Samora Machel. Machel is an international advocate for women's and children's rights and in 1997 was made a British dame for her humanitarian work. Graça Machel is a member of the Africa Progress Panel (APP), a group of ten distinguished individuals who advocate at the highest levels for equitable and sustainable development in Africa. As a panel member she facilitates coalition building to leverage and broker knowledge, and convenes decision-makers to influence policy for lasting change in Africa.
Luis Magaço Junior- CEO of Mozambique Capital Consulting, a unit of Mozambique's Capitals and was until recently Manager of Moza Bank. Previously, he served as General Manager of COWI Mozambique, a Danish international consultancy firm, for a 24-year career at Austral. He is Chairman of the Fiscal Council of MCNET, Chairman of the Board of the General Assembly of the Institute of Directors, where he was a founding member and first President, is President of the Financial Policy Board of CTA and Advisor to Agenda 2025. He was President of the Mozambican Association of Consultants, President of the Fiscal Council of ACIS, Vice-President of the Mozambique-South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Secretary of the Mozambique-United States Chamber of Commerce.
Liezl Groenewald- joined the Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicSA) in May 2008 as Manager: Organisational Ethics Development. She came from the South African Revenue Service where she was responsible for establishing the Ethics and Integrity Office in 2004. Liezl holds a BA (Communication Science) from the University of the Free State and a Masters of Arts in Applied Ethics for Professionals from the University of the Witwatersrand. She began her career life in the Department of Foreign Affairs and the National Intelligence Agency. Liezl is a seasoned trainer who regularly presents training to clients in the public and private sectors. She frequently conducts Organisational Ethics Indicators / ethics assessments, writes and assesses Codes of Ethics and other policies for a number of organisations. She has furthermore acted as speaker at several conferences in South Africa and other African countries.
Leon Van Vuuren- Leon has held the position of Executive: Professional and Business Ethics at the Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicsSA) since 1 July 2014. Prior to that he was a professor in Industrial Psychology in the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management (IPPM) at the University of Johannesburg where he taught industrial psychology and business and professional ethics for 26 years. Leon has published numerous articles in international and national scholarly journals. He is co-author of Business Ethics (5th ed., 2014) and is the founding editor of the African Journal of Business Ethics. During 2013 he was awarded honorary life membership of Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA) for his contribution to this discipline and profession. He has received awards for ‘best paper’ at scholarly conferences on several occasions. He serves on the Nominations Committee of the Board of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).
Date and Time: Friday, October 13 2017 from 08h30 am to 12h30 pm
Address: Polana Serena Hotel, Av. Julius Nyerere no. 1380, Maputo