SPEAKERS

FIBO Global Fitness Africa Summit is a powerhouse of excitement, energy and electricity, connecting you with the leading trends and innovations across the fitness industry. It’s an inspirational, interactive event that brings together the people, products, trends and ideas that are propelling the industry forward. It’s where you’ll meet the experts, test the products and learn the strategies that’ll help you reach your business goals.

The FIBO Global Fitness Africa Summit will bring together fitness and wellness professionals to discuss topics aimed at enhancing operator excellence

HERMAN RUTGERS

Herman is an international executive armed with an extensive experience in managing international businesses, of which the last 25 years have been in the global fitness industry. 

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PROF WAYNE DERMAN

Wayne Derman is Professor and Director of the Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine at Stellenbosch University and is a past president of the South African Sports Medicine Association. 

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DR PAUL BEDFORD

Dr. Paul Bedford is an international speaker and author of the world’s largest retention study. He has two master’s degrees, one in exercise psychology and a second in social science research methods and a PhD that focused on retention in the gym environment.

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IVAN BLUMENFELD

As the Managing and Sales Director at Origin Fitness, Ivan is driven to succeed. After a few tough years, reaching the bottom, thinking all was lost, an opportunity to start Origin Fitness came about. It was the best move he ever made

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TONY PAYNE

Tony is widely regarded as a thought leader by the Fitness & Wellness community. He is well travelled and attends a large number of international conventions and conferences on wellness and health and has been a speaker at multiple conferences both locally and internationally.

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PIET OOSTHUIZEN

Piet completed his Honours degree in Biokinetics at the University of North West in 1988. Since graduating he has worked as a biokineticist at the Johannesburg Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre and was the Regional Wellness Manager at First National Bank. Piet is currently the Head of Commercial Exercise at Virgin Active South Africa.

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TUMI PHAKE

Tumi is a South African based entrepreneur, business speaker and mentor. He is the founder and chief executive officer of Zenzele Fitness Group, a fitness and wellness company that operates 13 gym facilities across South Africa. 

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MAGS GOVENDER

Mags' journey through various health and fitness business's both in corporate and owner run has resulted in a rich experience in knowing what markets want and adapting sales and marketing plans to match those. Further experience in Telecoms and Staffing has enriched his experience in customer loyalty, monetization of resources and alternative sales and distribution models. 

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SEAN TURNER

Sean is the Chief Marketing Officer of the Holmes Place Group and co-founder of the Icon Fitness and EVO - Fitness Evolved brands. He is one of the first in the health and fitness industry to hold the title of Chief Digital Officer

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TREVOR BRENNAN

Trevor has over 20 years of global fitness experience. Currently the CEO of Les Mills in their emerging markets, he has previously held the role of CEO Jatomi Fitness (Europe, MENA and Asia), Executive Vice President Celebrity Fitness (Asia), and European Sales Director Holmes Place.

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