Prior to joining Brunswick in 2008, Marina headed Group Communication at Sasol, the integrated energy and chemical company. She was also an award-winning journalist and business editor at the Financial Mail. Marina was recognized several times as the Telkom ICT Journalist of the Year and in other technology journalism awards. Marina serves on the advisory board of the ITWeb Security Summit.
Marina holds a BA (Industrial Psychology & Industrial Sociology) from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), which she continues to support as a guest speaker. She was the founding editor of the GIBS Review and has contributed to international publications including the Brunswick Review and Economist Intelligence Unit reports. She served as a judge on the respected Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism and the Siemens ICT African Journalism awards. She is a member of the 30 Percent Club South Africa and works with Partners for Possibilities, an NGO that focuses on co- learning partnerships between school principals and business leaders.
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory is helping astronomers everywhere find answers to fundamental questions about the universe. It will also reward South Africa for its gutsy leadership. “You’ve got to be globally excellent,” Rob Adam, Director of the Observatory, tells Brunswick’s Marina Bidoli and Carlton Wilkinson.
By Marina Bidoli
12 April 2022
In response to COVID-19, South African health insurer Discovery partnered with Vodacom so any South African with a mobile phone could book free virtual consultations with doctors. Discovery’s founder and CEO, Adrian Gore, talks about those and other efforts with Brunswick.
By Marina Bidoli
14 May 2020