About Us

The British Chamber of Business in South Africa is a British Chambers of Commerce affiliated Chamber, part of the Overseas Business Networks initiative, a key programme of the British government that intends to stimulate and strengthen international business networks and UK exports.

Through the OBNi, the British Chambers of Commerce and the Department for International Trade are delivering an international UK business network to provide UK companies with a wider range of practical, end to end business support and access to a global network of experienced private sector support.

Nigel Casey CMG MVO

His Excellency Mr. Nigel Casey, British High Commissioner to South Africa, is patron of the Chamber.

Nigel's Biography

10 Reasons to invest in SA

Video courtesy of South African Government

Message from our Patron

Meet The team

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Leon Ayo


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Cecilia Albertyn

General Manager

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Lesley Schoemaker

Head of Events

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Eimear Costigan

General Manager
(Western Cape)

The Board

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Paul Bondi

Managing Director, Rothschild South Africa

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Rene Stegmann

Executive Director, Relocation Africa

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Elena Williams

UK Trade Director for Southern Africa, Department for International Trade

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Mel Brooks

Africa Regional President, G4S Africa

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Cheryl Buss

Managing Director: Global Clients Africa, ABSA Group Limited


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Nicholas Kendall

Chief Operating Officer, Henley Business School


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