Meet The Team

Sifiso Ndwandwe Executive Director
Sifiso has spent over 25 years in the enterprise development sector in the SADC including South Africa. He has held various senior roles in SEDA (formerly NEPA). He has served as the Group Business Development Manager at Mondi Limited, which was, at that time a fully owned Anglo American PLC subsidiary. More recently he served as CEO of the Mineworkers Development Agency (MDA) for 10 years up to May 2013. His experience outside South Africa includes working at CARE International in a USAID funded project in Swaziland.
Calisto Kondowe Fundraising Manager
Calisto Kondowe (MSc) is a socio-economic development research expert. He worked for organisations such as United Nations Children's fund as a Community Development Specialist, MillaSA as a Senior Researcher, Siyakha Consulting as a transformation Specialist, and Global Africa Network as a Business Analyst.
Pitso Ntokoane Data & Platform Manager
Pitso Ntokoane is a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist and researcher in the entrepreneurial development ecosystem. He is responsible for strengthening internal and external M&E capacities through the C4G platform. He has led and managed evaluations and the production of Small Business Ecosystem Report at Catalyst for Growth.
Lerato Mdluli Projects & Marketing Manager
Her 9-year background in the small business environment has meant that she has gained experience in and insight on the business support environment from both the perspectives of the entrepreneur and that of the business support provider and the personal development and growth needs of entrepreneurs at the helm of many SMMEs around the continent.
Nomsa Langa Office Manager & Admin Lead
Nomsa Langa brings with her almost two decades of experience in the academic, corporate and NGO environments. To Nomsa, organizing is a passion and a grace. Her natural abilities in this area have made her a good fit for both the administrative and marketing arms at C4G.
Elizabeth Ngorima Data & Platform Analyst
Elizabeth Ngorima is a critical member of the platform and data team. She also has a keen interest in data analytics as well as communications and public relations. Young, driven and ambitious, Elizabeth has only grown to be a strong analyst.
Heather Nogqala Executive Assistant & Admin Coordinator
Heather Nogqala is an Administrator/PA to the Executive Director at Catalyst for Growth. she is a highly experienced Personal/Executive Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the Logistics Industry, Events Management, NPO Sector, Publishing and Finance industry.