Bonang Mohale is the Chancellor of the University of the Free State, former President of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), Professor of Practice in the Johannesburg Business School (JBS) in the College of Business and Economics, and Chairman of the Bidvest Group Limited, ArcelorMital and SBV Services. He is a member of the Community of Chairpersons (CoC) of the World Economic Forum and author of the two bestselling books, Lift As You Rise and Behold the Turtle. He has been included in the Reputation Poll International’s (RPI) 2023 list of the ‘100 Most Reputable Africans’. The selection criteria are integrity, reputation, transparency, visibility, and impact.