Paul Kapelus

Paul is a social entrepreneur with a master's degree in social anthropology from the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wits University. He has published extensively in the area of business and development and presented at international conferences for more than 10 years. He was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is the recipient of the Desmond Tutu Fellowship for 2008. More than a decade ago Paul founded the African Institute of Corporate Citizenship and recently handed over his position as chief executive to accept the directorship with Synergy Global, where he plans to expand his experience in analysing the relationship between business and society and developing measures to promote positive interaction between core businesses and social challenges. Paul also recently founded the Social Enterprise Company, securing investment opportunities and partnerships with companies that promote social innovation as their core business.

Lunch spot: Service Station, Melville, Johannesburg