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Marc Van Olst

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Marc Van Olst

Growing the future African Businesses champions


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Springs South Africa

Founder and CEO of Spinnaker Growth Partners where we support high potential emerging businesses on their journey to success through provision of consulting, services and capital. Previously a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inventor/Entrepreneur and Metallurgist for Gold Fields

Contact details

vanolstmarc@gmail.com

M: 0727012108


Web presence

Business Address

82 Maude Street, Sandton, South Africa, 2031


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Current Position(s)

CEO | Spinnaker Growth Partners
Johannesburg, South Africa | August 2012 - present

Consulting and Project Management


Non Executive Director | ROYAL BAFOKENG INSTITUTE
Phokeng, South Africa | October 2012 - present

Social Development and Community Services


Board Member | Technology Innovation Agency
Pretoria, South Africa | November 2011 - present

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Investment Committee Member to select South African Intellectual Property worthy of investment


Previous Position(s)

Partner | McKinsey & Company
Johannesburg, South Africa | September 2001 - July 2010

Consulting and Project Management

Educational history

Secondary

St Stithians College, Randburg, South Africa (1992)

Tertiary

Said Business School University Of Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom | August 2012 - September 2012

African Leadership - Leadership, Africa

University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa | 1993 - 1998

Masters in Chemical Engineering - Metallurgy, Flotation, Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, Advanced Process Control

Achievements

Awards

Crans Montana New Leaders for Tomorrow | 2013

Committed to a more Humane and Impartial World

Archbishop Tutu Fellowship | 2012

23 young African leaders selected each year to develop as leaders for the future of Africa

media exposure

The New Age Newspaper | 2013

African leaders coming of age

Mail & Guardian | 2012

How Africa can benefit from the 'favourable investment winds' blowing in its direction

Al Jazeera (Tutu's Children) | 2013

4 Episodes covering the experience of being on the Tutu Fellowship programme in 2012

Activities

community

Citizens Movement for Social Change

Foot soldier, April 2012 - present

Helping South Africans make the leap from Subject to Citizen

Letsema Circle

Project Director, September 2010 - present

Building and growing community enterprises in the Eastern Cape with special focus on priority sectors for economic development (e.g. poultry) in these communities. Additional focus on dealing with the human woundedness in order to unleash the untapped human potential.

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