14th Cape Conference Speakers


At the 14th Cape Conference, you will have access to a wealth of knowledge as the industry’s leading minds present on topics ranging from data privacy, to the King IV report. Refine your view of the profession and your role within it, by joining us to learn about the latest industry insights and developments, and find out how the Compliance Institute Southern Africa is shaping the future of compliance in Africa.


Michael Judin

Owner of Goldman Judin Inc
With over 48 years of experience in legislative matters, Michael is one of the most formidable authorities in compliance.

He started his career as an articled clerk and rose to become a full partner at his firm in a matter of years. In this time, Michael attained extensive experience in local and international commercial transactions and disputes. He’s a member of the main task committee which wrote South Africa’s Corporate Governance Code and Report and is well recognised in the industry for his notable experience in compliance.

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Russell Opland

Global Privacy (POPIA) Business Expert
Russell’s decade of experience working with the Big 4 in compliance and privacy legislation makes him an expert in the field.

After travelling and working for various firms, Russell has become an expert in global privacy in the practical resolution of business challenges associated with privacy legislation. Some of his core Specialties are governance, risk and compliance making him a wealth of knowledge.

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Charene Nortier

Manager: FAIS at the Financial Services Board
Charene’s an expert in the compliance field with over 30 years’ experience and compliance training under her belt.

After attaining her post-grad diploma in compliance management, Charene proceeded to work in both the governmental and private sector. She also spent several years at FNB as the Head of Learning Compliance. There is no one better to talk about how SA can shape the future of compliance.

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Braam Malherbe

Motivational speaker
Braam is a highly acclaimed international motivational speaker, TV presenter, extreme adventurer, no nonsense conservationist, author and education advocate.

His motivational talks inspire people to reach for their potential and be an asset to the world. Braam’s motto is to dream big, plan well and minimise risk. An important tool all organisations need to ensure good compliance.

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Farzana Badat

HoD: Insurance Compliance Department at the FSB
Farzana has attained several years’ experience in regulatory risk and compliance in the insurance and financial services sectors.

She’s responsible for heading up the long- and short-term insurance sectors for compliance, with market conduct regulation and the delivery of fair outcomes to customers.  She was previously the Information Protection Officer and Head of Regulatory Risk and Compliance for a leading insurance group, and has significant legal, risk and compliance experience. She also represents the FSB on the Market Conduct Working Group of the IAIS.

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Michele Fourie

Manager: FAIS Supervision Department at the FSB
Michele began her career working in the compliance industry, before attaining a decade’s worth of critical experience at the FSB.

Starting in the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) Registration Department at the FSB, Michele advanced in her career and moved into the FAIS Supervision department, which she currently manages. She has gained vital knowledge working as the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) workstream leader for non-advice sales execution and is currently also involved in three other RDR workstreams.

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Hubert Krattinger

Compliance and Risk Management
Hubert has over 25 years of experience as a leading professional in legal, compliance, regulatory and risk management.

Not only is he a regular speaker on risk and compliance topics, he also coaches executives and senior managers. He has both built up and headed different compliance departments in emerging markets, retail, corporate and private banking. His extensive experience in designing and implementing new organisational set-ups, compliance and risk functions as well as the respective tools, makes him profoundly well-informed in the compliance profession.

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