Benthe Legg, Africa Regional HR Director - Maersk Line

Benthe is the Africa regional HR director of Maersk  Line. She has vast experience in HR and her experience encompasses all aspects of Human Resource Management, HR Business Partnering with a regional outlook , day-to-day support to the Cluster Tops, Cluster HR Managers as well as global and region specific initiatives.

Education-wise, Benthe has excelled. She gained her Bachelor of Science (cum laude)  in Mathematics, Statistics and Psychology and has attended several executive education courses  including the Executive Leadership Development Programme, Wits Business School, HR Strategy in the Business, IMD,Human Resources Learning Programme (HRLP), The RBL Group.

Her professional interests include psychology and counselling. She has also worked in and headed up major change initiatives in Compensation and Benefits, Talent Development, Learning and Industrial Relations besides working as HR Business Partner in various roles at Shell.

In her free time, Benthe enjoys hiking, baking and  reading.

Susan Maingi, Director Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability, Development Director - LafargeHolcim

An experienced Communications and Human Resource specialist with a blend of experience in public affairs, external and internal communications, as well as Human Resources gained in both the manufacturing and service sectors. A skilled communicator; able to maintain cultural sensitivity, establish rapport and advocate positions with members of diverse groups, and promote team cohesiveness.

Professional Development : Advanced Management Program Strathmore Business School/IESE Spain; Leadership Development program GIBBS South Africa; Practioner Diploma AOEC Executive Coach; Africa Sustainability Leadership Program Strathmore Business School