Episode 4

In our latest BASA Awards’ podcast, Samm Marshall speaks to BASA Board Chairman Charmaine Soobramoney and Nikki Belford, Group Sponsorship and Industry Relationships Manager at Hollard Insurance. In their conversation, they speak about their personal approach to leadership, as well as how this applies to the South African landscape – amplifying freedom of thought and…

Read more

Episode 3

In this episode of our BASA Awards’ podcasts, Samm Marshall speaks to Banele Khoza, the artist commissioned to create this year’s Awards’ trophies. As the star of a number of high-profile exhibitions, 2017 Gerard Sekoto Foundation award winner, and winner of the SA Taxi Foundation Art Award, 2020 initially looked to be an equally successful…

Read more

Episode 2

As South Africa tentatively adjusts to Level 1 of our national lockdown, BASA CEO Ashraf Johaardien notes his surprise at the rapidity at which it occurred, with Hollard CMO Heidi Brauer echoing this and applauding South Africans’ collective capacity for care and our gift for embracing change. This sets the tone of the latest episode…

Read more

Episode 1

When BASA paused to reflect on its 2019 Awards, we as an organisation accepted that things needed to change. Unknown to us, and indeed the entire globe, within a few short months everything would change. This presents the question: is there room for improvement when we’ve essentially been evicted from all we once knew?

Read more