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Buyani Paul Ndukuzempi Zwane is CEO of Breakthrough Development, a leadership development company. He is a motivational speaker, student, network builder, and leadership development facilitator and has been involved with human resources management at Shell SA (Pty) Ltd; Old Mutual Individual Life (marketing division); Eskom's flagship power station, Kendal; the Sasol Limited Group; and Uthingo Management. He served as executive chairperson at FranklinCovey Southern Africa for four years and continues as director of Dynamic Leadership Solutions and Magnificent Mile. Buyani is a part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science. Buyani won the Black Management Forum Manager of the year award in recognition of his human development efforts in Mpumalanga in 1996. He is the former President of the Black Management Forum in Mpumalanga and a member of the National Board of BMF. He received his graduate education in industrial psychology, public administration, and human resources management at the University of Cape Town and has completed the management advancement program at Wits Business School, as well as the Sasol Senior Management Program at GIBS. Born in Northern KwaZulu Natal, educated in and outside of South Africa, Buyani maintains his connections with his roots and ploughs back to the communities that have helped shape him. He is a Fellow of the sixth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.