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Ivan May

Ivan Raymond May

Former CEO of the Constitution Hill Trust


Born 23-08-1947 in Johannesburg South Africa

Deceased 31-12-2010 in Johannesburg

Ivan May served as CEO of the Constitution Hill Trust, president of the University of the Witwatersrand's convocation and an honorary lecturer at the university's Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics, among other positions. He passed away in December 2010.

Contact details

O: (011) 648-9610 / -648-7742

M: 082 900 4567


Business Address

Ivan May's Professional details

Previous Position(s)

Honorary Lecturer | Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics
Witwatersrand University Medical School | 2009 - 2010

Specialist Consultant | Interbrand Sampson South Africa
2008 - 2010

Non-executive Director | National Research Foundation
2008 - 2010

Board Member | National BioTech Advisory Committee
South Africa | 2007 - 2010

Chief Executive Officer | Constitution Hill Trust
Johannesburg | 2007 - 2010

Non-executive Director | Vodacom Foundation
2006 - 2010

Honorary Associate Professor | School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences
Witwatersrand University | 2003 - 2010

Chief Executive Officer | Channel169, DStv AUDIO | 1485 Radio TODAY
Johannesburg | 2003 - 2010

Chief Executive Officer | Intellectual Capital Corporation of Africa
Johannesburg | 2003 - 2010

Chief Executive | 1485 Radio TODAY
2003 - 2010

Non-executive Director | Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa
1995 - 2010

Advisor | Net#work BBDO Advertising Agency
Johannesburg | 2007 - 2009

Chief Executive Officer | Cow Parade South Africa
Johannesburg | 2003 - 2005

Assistant General Manager | Nedcor | Nedbank Group Limited
Johannesburg | 1999 - 2003

Executive Director | Nedcor Foundation
1990 - 2003

Assistant General Manager | Nedbank Group Limited
Johannesburg | 1986 - 1999

Non-executive Director | South African Futures Exchange (SAFEX)
1990 - 1997

Client Service Director | Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
Johannesburg | 1980 - 1986

General Manager; Marketing | Greatermans Department Stores
Johannesburg | 1978 - 1980

PA | To Chair | Greatermans Department Stores
Johannesburg | 1977 - 1978

Lecturer | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg | 1970 - 1975

Research Fellow | Wageningen University
Netherlands | 1969 - 1970

Research Assistant | Department of Zoology | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg | 1969 - 1969

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Pretoria

South Africa | Completed 2009

Certificate in Bioentrepreneurship

University of the Witwatersrand

Completed 1976

Master of Business Administration

University of the Witwatersrand

Completed 1974

Doctor of Philosophy

University of the Witwatersrand

Completed 1970

Master of Science

University of the Witwatersrand

Completed 1969

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

University of the Witwatersrand

Completed 1968

Bachelor of Science

Achievements

Awards

Fellow | Royal Institution | 2010

Fellow | da Vinci Institute of Technology and Innovation | 2010

Fellow | Royal Geographical Society

Wits Volunteer Award (Community) | University of the Witwatersrand

Listed a 'Top 10 SA Marketer' | Strategic Marketing and marketingweb.co.za

Top 100 Old Boys | King Edward VII School

Eagle Award | BirdLife South Africa

Marketing Excellence Award | Services Sector Education Training Authority (SSETA)

Loerie Award (gold) for Marketing Excellence | Marketing Federation of South Africa

Patron and Honorary Member | Southern African Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

Wits Alumni Award | University of the Witwatersrand

Arts and Culture Trust Special Award | Arts and Culture Trust

Green Trust Special Award | Green Trust

Terra Nova Award | Audi

Honorary Associate | University of the Witwatersrand; School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences

Man of Honour | 'O' - The Oprah Magazine : Oprah Winfrey

Exceptional Service Award | Advertising Standards Authority

Marketing Man of the Year | The Star (newspaper)

World Fellow | Duke of Edinburgh Award

Fellow | Royal Society of Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce

Wild Award (NEDBANK) | United Nations Environment Programme and the Wild Foundation

Humanitarian of the Year (jointly with Nelson Mandela) | Jewish Report

Gold Medal | Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Protea Award | Association of Marketers of South Africa

Cheetah Award | Endangered Wildlife Trust

Knight of Justice of the Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem | British Sovereign

Financial Services Marketing Person of the Year | Institute of Marketing Management (South Africa)

Goodwill Ambassador | Nelson Mandela Children's Fund; Harlem Globetrotters

Gold Panda Award (NEDBANK) | Worldwide Fund for Nature

SPADA Award | Sales Promotion and Design Association

Silver Medal | Ben Gurion University

Fellow | Institute of Marketing Management

Marketing Organisation of the Year (NEDBANK) | Institute of Marketing Management (South Africa)

Captain Scott Memorial Medal | South African Biological Society

Activities

Memberships

Chartered Marketer Council of South Africa

Convenor and Chair, 2007 - 2009

Chartered Marketer Board, IMM (Institute of Marketing Management) South Africa

Chair, 1998 - 2002

Marketing Association of South Africa

Member, 2006 - present

Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom

Fellow

American Marketing Association

Member

Slow Food

Member

International Wine and Food Society

Member

Gastronauts

Member

Institute of Marketing Management of South Africa

Fellow

Ethics Institute of South Africa

Member

Chief Marketing Officer Council

Africa Advisory Board

Royal Society of South Africa

Member, 2009 - present

Chaine des Rotisseurs

Chevalier

South African Advertising Research Foundation

former board member

International Advertising Association

former Committee Member

Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IoD)

Fellow

Institute of Bankers South Africa

Fellow

community

Executive Committee of Convocation, University of the Witwatersrand

Member, 2006 - present

University of the Witwatersrand

Council Member, 2006 - present

Sustainability Sub-Committee of the Institute of Directors of SA

Committee Member, 2009 - present

Institute of Directors of Southern Africa

Councillor, 2003 - 2010

Busiiness and Arts South Africa

Vice Chair, 2004 - present

King 3 Committee on Corporate Governance

Member, 2007 - present

Market Theatre Foundation

Trustee, 1990 - 2007

Order of St John (South Africa)

Vice Chancellor, 1999 - 2005

Arts & Culture Trust of the President

Founder and Board Member, 1995 - 2003

Green Trust

Founder and Board Member, 1990 - 2003

South African Democracy Education Trust

Trustee, 2000 - 2003

Endangered Species Protection Unit Trust

Chair, 1998 - 2002

UN World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD; Earth Summit)

Local Advisory Council Member, 2000 - 2002

Sacred Heart School (Marist Brothers) Board of Governors

Chair, 1991 - 1998

Indalo Yethu (South African Environmental Awareness Campaign)

Eco-Ambassador, 2009 - present

Charities Aid Foundation (Southern Africa)

Chair, 2001 - present

Leigh Matthews Memorial Trust

Chair, 2005 - present

Salvation Army Territorial (Business) Advisory Board

Chair, 2003 - present

Salvation Army; National Media and Marketing Committee

Chair, 1989 - present

CCF-Cheetah Outreach Trust

Trustee, 2009 - present

Ifa Lethu Foundation

Board Member, 2008 - present

CARE: Community Aids Response

Board Member, 2007 - present

Digital Links International

Trustee, 2007 - 2010

ProBono.Org

Board Member, 2007 - present

Field Band Foundation of South Africa

Patron, 2004 - present

Sports Trust

Founder, 1995 - present


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