Already a member? Click here to log in Click here to login
become a member join today, it's free
Nelie Olivier


their rank




in their country


in their city


in their company

their badges

Accomplished (Bronze)
Tomorrow's Leader Nominee 2013
Tomorrow's Leader Nominee 2014
Tomorrow's Leader Nominee 2015

More details on our ranking system

What is your professional reputation? Click here to register and find out.

Post your Who's Who profile on your website or your blog with our handy profile sharing widget →

Nelie Olivier

Nickname: 'Nel'

Johannesburg based Inspirational Speaker

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Johannesburg South Africa

Commercially astute and goal-driven senior executive with 21+ year’s record of achievement in establishing, developing, and operating businesses within highly competitive markets. Possesses a strong track record of driving change and innovation, with extensive business start-up, turnaround and transformation experience. Effectively balance competing priorities of multifaceted, concurrent projects and operations utilising superior analytical, organisational, communications, and strategic planning abilities. Overcome complex business challenges and make high-stakes decisions using experience-backed judgment, strong work ethic and irreproachable integrity. Innate leadership abilities to build and develop top-performing teams with strong understanding of team cohesion, dynamics, and interpersonal relations; able to forge solid relationships and build consensus with partners and multiple cross-functional team across the enterprise.

Contact details

O: 0118644282

M: 0835716930

Web presence

Business Address

2 Lepelhout St, Alberton, South Africa, 1481

Professional Portfolios

View all portfolios→

Inspirational video on YouTube

in Woman's Month

Message to men from I am Not a Mistake during Woma...

in Woman's Month

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Group Managing Director | I am not a Mistake Foundation (Pty) Ltd
2017 - present
Find us on all social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube

Group Managing Director | I am not a Mistake Foundation (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, South Africa | April 2017 - present

Social Development and Community Services

Primarily I am responsible for implementing company policy and any changes to it.
As the aim of business are focussed towards growth, profits and increasing shareholder return it is my responsibility to ensure that the company strategy is geared towards this. It is my role to convene a Board of Directors and manage any communication between the Board and the Chairperson/Shareholders.
On a secondary level, there are a number of other responsibilities. I am responsible for representing the company in public at events or with the press. I am responsible for leading, coaching and mentoring other board members and supporting their professional development. The MD will work alongside other board members to identify operational performance measures and will require an understanding of finance related issues in order to analyze company performance.

Previous Position(s)

Head of Operations | South Africa and Zimbabwe | BFSG (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, South Africa | February 2015 - March 2017

Transportation and Logistics

Hold responsibility for launching and establishing business operations in South Africa and Zimbabwe for a large-scale funeral services group inclusive of managing production, staffing, procurement, warehousing and logistics for both national and international clients. Setting up and overseeing branch-wide operations, actively monitoring performance, and ensuring the delivery of optimal and compassionate client service at all times.

Educational history


J J Pienaar High School, Potchefstroom, South Africa (1983)


Wits University (University of the Witwatersrand)

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2015 - present


Currently and will complete end of 2017

RAU / University Of Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa | January 2000 - November 2004

Road Freight and Transport - Logistics


Other Achievements

Raised funds for Adcare Alzheimers | 2013

Raised money for underprivileged people to accommodate their parent/s in frail care.




Member, February 2015 - March 2017

Had to belong to the NFDA to comply with all the rules of the Funeral Industry


ADECO Mental Institution

Referring people in need for various mental problems, March 2017 - present

I send patients to ADECO for professional help. I as a gesture of my charity, I financially assist various individuals who has mental problems or who is in need of councelling

Other Activities

Motorbike riding

Biker, January 1995 - present

I have been a part of the biker community my entire life. I love the feeling of freedom as well as the challenges to keep the Babushka 1300 on the road.

I ride with mostly men and I had to early on in life mastered the art of riding at "insane" speeds - but I love it and for me it is truly an art

Incorrect information? to report this profile.

Earn your Status

Join Who's Who and earn badges while our ranking system tracks your professional progress:

who's who Statistics

326232 Active profiles
72800 Profile views this week
146 New profiles this week
5 Achieved Who's Who Status this week

You need to be registered and signed in to network with this member.

Sign InRegister

Join Now