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Our Team

brunoBruno Bruniquel

Chairman – B.Soc. Sci (University of Natal) CHRP

Bruno Bruniquel , Chairman of the Board of Bruniquel & Associates (Pty) Ltd founded the company in 1981. He has extensive experience in all aspects of labour relations having lived through the challenges of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and the ‘new South Africa’ with its new challenges. His IR experience includes strategy development, all aspects of handling discipline and grievances, negotiating and dispute and strike handling. As an official of the Guardian Employers Organisation he has represented employers in CCMA and bargaining council conciliation and arbitration hearing and has the distinction of never having lost a CCMA arbitration.

Bruno, a fluent isiZulu speaker, first came to prominence in 1975 when he co-authored an audio visual programme, Know Your African Worker aimed at creating greater workplace tolerance. His first IR video series ‘Handling ShopFloor Relations’produced in 1982 was the first IR video produced in South Africa. Since then Bruno has written and produced over 40 training videos, three of which won NTVA awards.His video ‘Rules of Evidence’ was purchased and used by the CCMA to train new commissioners.

Bruno is a strong supporter of the SA Board for Personnel Practice with whom he is registered as a Chartered HR practitioner, Generalist and a Mentor.

Bruno has over the years seen B&A grow from a ‘one man band’ to one of the most respected HR IR and Training Companies in South Africa. He is in the process of training successors to take over from him.

Musawakhe Mahlambitennyson

Managing Director – B.Soc. Sci

Musawakhe, who started with B&A in 2005 as a graduate HR learner from UKZN is now a highly respected and sought after industrial relations consultant and course facilitator. He is now a Senior Industrial Relations consultant and has represented clients up to the CCMA level.

Appointed to the Board of the Company in 2010 Musawakhe is currently the Managing Director of Bruniquel & Associates with considerable experience in managing SME’s. His experience includes:-

  • Assisting clients with conflict resolution
  • Employment equity related issues including compilation of the Employment Equity Plans;
  • Drafting and implementing HR policies and procedures;
  • Advising clients on new and amended labour legislation; and
  • Advising on disciplinary and IR matters and conducting hearings.
Bradley Pandy

Head of Operations: People and Organizational Development – BA(Psych & Sociology); BA Psych (Hons); BPsych (Hons); BCom (Ind & Org Psych); Cert: Business Eduction.

Bradley is the Head of Operations for B&A. Having joined B&A as a course developer, Bradley has extended himself into facilitation and development, covering the full spectrum of B&A products. With a keen interest in leadership and people development, Bradley’s experience in group and individual counselling has proved an invaluable asset to the development of B&A’s leadership series and interventions. Bradley has also developed his knowledge and skill in employee relations and is used regularly to consult on IR and HR matters.

Bradley offers B&A client’s an unique advantage due to his background; not only from a business development perspective but also from a people development perspective. His philosophy that any company can be successful but it takes remarkable people to create remarkable companies is the backdrop to B&A’s leadership training and development.

He is a registered Practitioner with the HPCSA, a registered facilitator and assessor, as well as a registered Learning and Development specialist with the SABPP.

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Skills Development Facilitator/Administration Director – ODETP Certificate

Rekha who joined B&A in 1998 is the Company’s appointed SDF, responsible for the accreditation of B&A’s training programmes. She also handles the purchasing and general administration functions for the Company. She is registered as an SDF for various Setas and assists clients in all matters to do with accreditation, employment equity and skills development claims. 

LisaLisa Bradley 

Regional Director: Western Cape

Lisa Bradley who joined B&A in 2003 was appointed as Regional Director of the B&A Western Cape branch in January 2014. Lisa during her time with B&A has had extensive training and has operated as a consultant, training facilitator and senior account manager. She has also served on the Board for the past five years and therefore has a solid understanding of our business and our client needs.


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