Welcome to my very first blog post! I am Marlene, founder of Okina. As far back as I can remember, it has always been a dream of mine to have my own business and to merge the things that I love doing. I now have that opportunity to bring together my passion for corporate governance, education, and creativity, and I am so excited to share it with you!
Why I started a blog and what to expect:
I am a qualified attorney and I spent the largest part of my career working as an executive and company secretary in the corporate environment. Most of the companies I worked for were publicly listed companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. During my career I gained valuable knowledge and experience and I know that others will benefit from my sharing it.
My aim is to inspire and educate professionals out there who have an interest in corporate governance. On the blog, you will find inspiring discussions, practical tips, ideas, and recommendations. I will share resources and tools that I have used in my own career, which helped me to grow. The blog is aimed at professionals such as directors, senior managers and company secretaries, and will be a useful resource.
I look forward to inspiring you.