Cobus Potgieter founded the company in 1991. Within the past 15 year Cobus has also founded two other companies, The MSC Artisan Academy and Beyond Adventure. In 1998 MSC College he was the recipient of the Old Mutual Small Business of the Year Award in the Eastern Cape Region. In 2014 he was given the award of Business Leader of the Year by the Leadership Development Institute and Border Kei Chamber of Business Buffalo City. Cobus holds a Degree in Human Science and a BA Honours Degree in National Strategy.
Ketso Gordhan has a Master of Philosophy Degree from the University of Sussex. After working as advisor to Mac Maharaj in the Ministry of Transport from 1994, he was appointed Director General of the Department of Transport. Mr Gordhan has held positions as a Director of RMB Holdings, the Manager of the City of Johannesburg and CEO of PPC Limited. In addition he is a Non–Executive Director of Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited.
Glenda White holds Masters Degrees in Development Finance and Curriculum Evaluation from the Universities of London and Sussex respectively. Post 1994, she spent six years in government, first as Head of Policy Research for the first Premier of Gauteng Province and subsequently as Executive Director of the Centre for Public School Innovation. Glenda has consulted to a wide range of organisations, primarily in the areas of change management, programme design, monitoring & evaluation and business process management.
She is currently a director of Siyandza Skills Development, an e-learning technology company; Simeka Capital Pharma, an investment company focused on the pharmaceutical sector; Simeka Group and Specpharm Holdings. She serves as the Chairperson of Themba Interactive, a not for profit organisation which uses applied drama therapy as a means of addressing social issues.
Carol has been CEO of MSC Business College for the past 15 years. Carol holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (Cum Laude) from the Graduate School of Business at UCT. She also holds a Higher Diploma in Education as well as a Bachelor of Arts. She is a Qualified and Registered Assessor. She has served as an Education Committee Member for the Border Kei Chamber of Business over a period of two years.
Gillian has been with MSC Business College for a period of nine years. She holds various qualifications, including a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (Cum Laude), a Diploma in Audit Specialisation, a Certificate in Theory of Accounting (CTA), a B. Compt and a B. Compt Honours Degree. Gillian has worked for 4 of the "Big 5" Accounting organisations where she gained extensive experience in auditing, tax, statistics, accounting and financial management.
Her years as a Management Consultant bring in another set of skills highly relevant to this business. As a Management Consultant, she reviewed systems and procedures in all aspects of a business (finances, asset management, change management etc.) and developed business performance improvement processes.