Having travelled to 45 countries and worked in multi-disciplinarian environments from Shanghai to Soweto, Julian has a unique professional experience centred on change management.
This leadership ability has been internationally recognized as the recipient of the Clinton Democracy Fellowship, Chinese Government Scholarship and Global Award for Individual Leadership through AIESEC. Furthermore, he has been published in the Boston Globe, Mail and Guardian, China Mining Journal, Africa Analyst Quarterly and China Analyst.
A strong sense of entrepreneurialism underpins his passion. As such, Julian has been a founding member of 3 social enterprises: Twenty30, Brightest Young Minds and Ungana Afrika. He is currently the Fellowship Director at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation.
Born in Umtata, Ena completed high school in New Dehli before studying Actuarial Science at UCT. She has travelled to over 40 countries and has lived for extended periods in New Zealand, India, China. Germany and England.
Ena spent 6 years in the financial markets in South Africa as a fixed income and foreign exchange trader with JP Morgan. She was the first South African to completed her MBA at CEIBS in Shanghai – currently rated as the top business school in Asia. This included a semester at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania before spending a year with HSBC from 2008 to 2009 as the Head of Asset and Liability management for Mainland China.
As a mother of two daughters, Ena is currently out of the industry, She has been involved in initiating a small scale organic farming initiative in Pretoria and works as an estate agent.