Donald Dinnie, CEO | Chalcid & IcePack
Donald joined Natmed as CEO and the Natmed Group as Group CEO from April 2018. Donald has a long association with Natmed as its lead external legal counsel.
He joins Natmed from leading global legal firm Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa where he was CEO, and previously Head of their Disputes Practice.Chambers Global 2018 list Donald as the sole Eminent Practitioner for South Africa disputes and comments in respect of Notable Practitioners that: ” Donald Dinnie maintains an impressive reputation in this sector for his depth of experience in a range of contentious disputes. He has over 28 years experience in insurance and reinsurance litigation in South Africa, having regularly advised the major short-term insurers and reinsurers in South Africa and most of the major private hospital networks.
He frequently publishesand lectureson all aspects of insurance and medical law. He is consistently listed in, amongst others,Chambers Globalas a leading litigation lawyer; Who’s Who ; Insurance and Reinsuranceas a leading insurance and reinsurance practitioner; and Legal 500 as a leading disputes practitioner; and was listed as Insurance Lawyer of the Year 2015 by Best Lawyers for South Africa. Donald obtained his BA LLB and HDip Company Law from the University of the Witwatersrand, and CML from Unisa/UP. He is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and amember of the Law Societies of the Northern Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, and Cape Province.
Robert Bennetto, CTO | Chalcid & IcePack
Robert is passionate about computational complexity, optimisation and R as a tool for visualisation and data wrangling. Robert has headed up top analytics companies in South Africa with domain experience with some of the largest transport providers and in South Africa, assisting them with their optimisation strategies and guiding the development of optimisation tools to handle the specific requirements of the market. Robert is now leading the technology arm for an offshore-based start-up (ICEPACK) providing AI centric optimisation services to a global market.
Robert holds a basket of degrees including BSc. Statistics and Actuarial Science, BSc Hons. Mathematical Statistics, with Merit, MSc. Operations Research and a PhD Ind.Eng.
Watch Donald and Robert’s presentation here titled ‘ 6 June 1944 or How to Make Really Good Decisions ‘