Calvin is an experienced practitioner who is responsible for ensuring the organisation’s sound financial standing. He works with the executive management and operations team in preparing budgets, statements and reports that enable decision making and strengthen the grant-making mandate.
Antonio is the Coordinator of the AfDB Nacala Corridor Linkages Technical Assistance Project. Prior to this, he has been the Board Director (Non-Executive) at Autogas SA, Co-founder aimed to the business start-up and development. He also has been the Board Director (Non-Executive) at Sanlam Vida Mozambique SA, an insurance company subsidiary of Sanlam Group Ltd., from South African.
Lizette provides support to our CEO and executive management team in furthering the vision of the organisation. With tenacity, attention to detail and meticulous organising skills, she manages relationships and juggles the work of the organization. Lizette is instrumental in enabling good governance and stakeholder relations for the Trust.
Sazini is the MD of Corporate Citizenship at Barclays Africa Group and Absa Group. A Harvard Business School graduate, her expertise lies in the development and execution of strategic plans linked to tackling social challenges in education, skills development and business development, focused on small enterprise development. She holds a double major degree in Sociology and Industrial Psychology, and a Master’s in Development Studies. Sazini has over 16 years’ experience working in government and civil society, including the corporate and private sector.
Sergio is the Director of ADRA – Acção para o Desenvolvimento Rural e Ambiente (Action for Rural Development and the Environment). He is a Development Cooperation Practitioner with almost 20 years’ experience in the development sector and holds a Postgraduate Degree in Development and International Cooperation and University Degree in Mathematics. He has occupied various positions specialising in strategic program planning, designing and development activities including humanitarian response
Christabel oversees the Trusts Programmes Unit and is instrumental in bringing the poor, the government and the private sector together, to find solutions. She has worked across the fields of agriculture, trade and migration, she monitors how these programmes affect the lives of the poor in an effort to impact development for their benefit.
Through her warm smile, open heart and delicious cups of coffee, Mam Martha is one of the biggest cheerleaders in our office. She maintains and oversees the workspace; playing her part in making sure our organisation keeps up its high standards both publicly and within our four walls.
Tshepo is responsible for the procurement of services and goods that are needed to keep the operation running smoothly. He deals with suppliers to ensure the working environment is pleasant and functional for employees and visitors. Tshepo also has experience in all aspects of office management.
Raymond ensures that the Trust is fiscally sustainable, accounting for grants and is responsible for the management of funds that come in from donors. He prepares reports for donors, as well as project managers and grant recipients. Raymond works closely with managers on the programme development, to determine realistic budgets.