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Knowledge Management South Africa

The society is a non-profit voluntary association governed by an elected management board, and hosted by an association management company for its day to day operations. The society serves its members by sourcing, developing and presenting on best international and localised practices in the profession using:

  • Conferences and Workshops

  • White Papers and Case Studies

  • Standards and Benchmarking

The society supports the research and development of knowledge management practices in both private and public sectors.  Click here for more information on becoming a member.

"Knowledge Management is the process of creating, retaining, sharing, and better utilising the knowledge and information assets of an organisation to achieve its objectives"

Our Team

Executive Committee

Refiloe Mabaso Knowledge Management South Africa Chairperson
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Refiloe Mabaso

Wisdom Ndashe Knowledge Management South Africa Executive Committee Member
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Wisdom Ndashe

Jeanette Seko Knowledge Management South Africa Executive Committee Member
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Jeanette Seko

Ken Wiggins Knowledge Management South Africa Excutive Committee Member
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Ken Wiggins

Dr Hanlie Smuts Knowledge Management South Africa Vice Chairperson
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Dr. Hanlie Smuts
Vice Chairperson

Dr Candice Borgstein Knowledge Management South Africa Executive Committee Member
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Dr. Candice Borgstein

Adriana Chickesh Knowledge Management South Africa Executive Committee Member

Adriana Chickesh

Sebenzile Zibani Knowledge Management South Africa Executive Committee Member
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Sebenzile Zibani

Thenjiwe Roda Knowledge Management South Africa Secretariat
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Thenjiwe Roda


Founding Constitution

The society is a common law "voluntary association" based in Bryanston Johannesburg. Its constitution was adopted on 30 August 2017 in Sandton, by the founding members. 

Management Board

The governance and operational strategies of the association are in the hands of a management board consisting of a chairperson, vice chairperson and elected members.

Members of the board sitting around a big table inside an office with big windows
Two businessmen shaking hands at a meeting with a laptop and notepad on the table

National Secretariat

The society is hosted by an "association management company" providing its executive arm, including its national office, day to day leadership and administration.


  • Events and Community Development

  • Standardisation

  • Professionalisation

  • Marketing and Public Relations

Professionalisation & Code of Conduct

The association aspires to the professionalisation of knowledge management practitioners. To this end a code of conduct will be introduced in due course and processes will be set in motion to register the organisation as a professional body with the South African Qualifications Authority.

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