Henk Schalekamp

Henk is deputy general secretary of operational management for Solidarity. In 2007 he was also appointed as head of operational services. Prior to this appointment, Henk was head of the union's multimillion-rand financial company, Fin-Q. Henk, who is always up for an academic challenge, then went on to obtain a mas- ter's in business administration from the University of Potchefstroom. People development is key for him in any business and he believes that this results in overall benefits towards a company's bottom line, growth and financial rewards. Furthermore, he has played a leading role in transforming Solidarity's internal systems to the level where it is recognised as one of the leaders in the industry and a truly distinguished company.

Lunch spot: Cafe 41, Arcadia, Pretoria