Nhlamulo Dlomu, Executive Director: HR and Advisory Partner, KPMG South Africa
Nhlamu, a Partner in KPMG is the Executive Director, responsible for leading Human Resources. She is a member of the KPMG Policy Board and the Executive Committee. In addition to her management roles, Nhlamu also leads the People and Change Skills Group in Management Consulting.
Nhlamu has over 17 years' experience in management consulting, organisational development and human resources gained across various industry sectors. As a former HR Executive for Organisational Development for one of the largest banks in South Africa, her experience includes leadership of teams delivery work in the following areas: culture change, organisational design, change management, workforce analytics.
Karin Kruger, Associate Director - Data and Analytics, KPMG South Africa
Karin is an Associate Director in the KPMG Data & Analytics function which include all aspects of Data Management, Enterprise Information Management and Big Data projects as well as a wide range of analytical projects ranging from reporting to predictive modelling.
Prior to KPMG, Karin pursued a banking career with FNB and she was responsible for customer analytics with her main focus being decision analytics where her activities included: customer segmentation, potential analysis, analytical marketing campaign construction, pre-emptive credit vetting, post campaign analytics, channel optimisation and next best product modelling.
She has also been involved in developing and maintaining various decision analytics systems and has delivered attrition models, retention models, propensity models and outcome based remuneration models.
Dr Matete Lerutla, Executive HR, Metropolitan, a subsidiary of MMI holdings
Matete is the Executive HR for Metropolitan, a subsidiary of MMI holdings. In her role she is responsible for the delivery of end-to-end people solutions. As a key member of the Executive team, she is accountable to define, lead and influence the people strategy of the organisation and to ensure that HR strategies and solutions are aligned with business strategies.
In her function, she proactively identifies and manages people risks that could impact the delivery of the business objectives. The function covers HR operations (Resource planning and recruitment), Talent management, Compensation and Benefits, Organisational effectiveness as well as Learning and Development. As a result of the current business structure across the MMI group, the payroll function reports outside the HR function, although there is a tight partnership and connection between the two functions. Operating within the broader group, she plays a key role in influencing the overall people agenda within MMI, and to align HR practices in the Metropolitan business to that of the group.
As a lifelong learner, Matete is currently studying towards her Doctorate in Business leadership (DBL) (Unisa). She holds a PHD in Psychology (University of Pretoria); MSc (Clinical Psychology) (Medunsa), Hons (Applied Psychology) (Wits University); BA Social Sciences (University of Natal-Westville Campus), Management Development Programme (MDP) (University of Stellenbosch), Strategic Human Resource Management, (Ashridge University -London) and a Senior Primary Teachers Diploma.
She is a member of the Health Professional Counsel of South Africa (HPCSA) and registered in the category of Master HR Professional with the SABPP.