Alan Hammond currently serves as CEO of Portal Publishing, a company he founded with his mother Sylvia Hammond in 2003. Before that Alan was a skills development consultant for small businesses. Before that he was the Managing Editor of iafrica.com - South Africa's first online consumer portal.
The skills development community has lost a champion with the sudden death of Gill Connellan on Easter Monday. Gill had a long and successful career in recruitment and training, and was one of the founders, and still the Chairperson of, the Association for Skills Development in South Africa (ASDSA).