umelo Molope is an HR professional with exposure to the entire HR Generalist function and a particular interest and passion for Transformation and Talent Management. Tumelo has spent over 10 years working in the HR departments of small, medium sized and large multi-national corporations. Her experience ranges from setting up an HR function and implementing business aligned HR strategies, to establishing HR policies and procedures, overseeing recruitment, developing EVP led retention strategies, delivering learning and development solutions and project managing company-wide strategic projects to drive change. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Cape Town and completed an Accelerated Management Development Programme from Stellenbosch University Business School. She now heads up the SMEC Africa Division’s HR Team.