About Us

The British Chamber of Business in Southern Africa is a British Chambers of Commerce accredited Chamber, part of the Overseas Business Networks initiative, a key programme of the British government that intends to stimulate and strengthen international business networks and UK exports.

Through the OBNi, the British Chambers of Commerce and the Department for International Trade are delivering an international UK business network to provide UK companies with a wider range of practical, end to end business support and access to a global network of experienced private sector support.

Nigel Casey CMG MVO

His Excellency Mr. Nigel Casey, British High Commissioner to South Africa, is patron of the Chamber.

Nigel's Biography

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Meet The team

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David Dawson


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Cecilia Albertyn

Office Manager

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Eimear Costigan

Cape Town Manager

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Lesley Schoemaker

Events Manager

The Board

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Mel Brooks

Africa Regional President, G4S Africa

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Cheryl Buss

Managing Director, Global Clients Africa, Barclays

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Emma Wade Smith

UK Trade Commissioner for Africa

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Nicholas Kendall

Chief Operating Officer, Henley Business School

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Kevin Hardy

Managing Director Africa at BT Global Services

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Joe Heshu

Area Head – Regulatory Engagement at British American Tobacco (BAT)


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