Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the Awethu Project. Co-Founded Awethu as a R60,000 business and has driven the creation of over 2000 jobs.
Previously worked in Equity Derivatives at Credit Suisse New York and Zurich, and is an Oxford Rhodes Scholar and Echoing Green Fellow.
Head of Business Incubation at Awethu Project Incubator. 4 years of work experience in entrepreneurship development, and has driven the Awethu Project Incubator
team in growth from 130 business owners per annum to over 1 200 per annum.
Virtual Incubator Project Manager at Awethu Project Incubator. 6 years of experience in engineering projects, social impact ventures and
entrepreneurship development, and has previously worked on commissioning industrial mega-projects worth R13.6 billion at Sasol.
Incubation and Capital Raising Manager at Awethu Project Incubator. 15 years of work experience within the business management and enterprise
development field, and is seasoned in business coaching, turnaround, acceleration and capital raising for SMEs.
Incubation Manager at Awethu Project Incubator. Founded the Cynergy Foundation - a non-profit organisation established to
address literacy, leadership and life skills issues, and is an experienced entrepreneur with multiple successful business exits across 15 years.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the Awethu Project. Co-Founded Awethu as a R60,000 business and has driven its growth into a Fund Manager with R400M+ AUM.
Previously worked in Equity Derivatives at Credit Suisse New York and Zurich, and is an Oxford Rhodes Scholar
and Echoing Green Fellow.
Chief Investment Officer and Partner at Awethu Project Capital. Developed Fund Management Function of Awethu including R300M+ SAB Thrive Fund, previously Management
Consultant at Oliver Wyman and Private Equity Professional at CA Bancorp, and Harvard Business School MBA (High Distinction, Baker Scholar).
Investment Manager at Awethu Project Capital. 9 of years of work experience in financial services industry, and previously Executive Director of
Sygnia Asset Management and Investment Specialist at GroFin.
Lead Transactor at Awethu Project Capital. 6 years of transacting and deal making experience, and previously overseen portfolio of
unlisted principal investments worth over R500M+
Post-Investment Portfolio Manager at Awethu Project Capital. 20 years of experience specialising in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous
Improvement, and has mentored over 60 businesses across various industries with turnovers ranging from R100 000 to R14M per annum.
Legal Manager at Awethu Project Capital. 10 years of experience working in legal divisions across South African public and private
sectors, as well as Foreign Development Organizations, and has driven development of significant organizational systems and processes across the Awethu
Talent and Transformation Manager at Awethu Project Capital. 10 years of work experience in within the general human resources management field, and
a seasoned expert in learning & development, employee relations, and HR consulting.
Capital Raising Senior Associate at Awethu Project Capital. Raised capital for global social enterprises recognised by Clinton
Global Initiative and Forbes 30 Under 30 (US Edition); previously Management Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.
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