Gary Joseph is the Chief Executive Officer of the South African Supplier Diversity Council (SASDC), a position which he has held since May 2012. Prior to his appointment in his current role, Gary spent two and a half years at the National Business Initiative (NBI) as Director: Corporations and Linkages where he was overall responsible for the legal formation and the commencement of operations of the
Prior to joining the NBI, Gary spent eight years with mining company, De Beers, during which time
he held several roles related to SMME development, preferential procurement and supply chain
management. His career also includes two years in the public sector where he was responsible
for regional investment promotion and SMME development programmes implemented by the
Northern Cape Provincial Government in South Africa.
Gary holds a Bachelor of Science, a Higher Diploma in Education, as well as, a Post-graduate
Diploma in Organisation and Management from the University of Cape Town.