Team

Meet Ilifa Labantwana

Our team combines strategic, analytical, and interpersonal skills. What unites us is our drive to secure an equal start in life for all children in South Africa.

Zaheera Mohamed

Zaheera Mohamed

Chief Executive Officer

Mohammed Saleem Mukuddem

Mohammed Saleem Mukuddem

Finance Director

Heidi Everts

Heidi Everts

Programme Administrator

Dr Colin Almeleh

Dr Colin Almeleh

KIDS Director

Shakira Maharaj

Shakira Maharaj

Systems Design & Development Director

Nobukhosi Zulu

Nobukhosi Zulu

Law and Policy Specialist

Simone Van Willingh

Simone Van Willingh

Senior Manager: Systems Design & Development

Sithembile Dube

Sithembile Dube

Systems Design & Development Specialist

Laura Droomer

Laura Droomer

Chief Economist

Daniel McLaren

Daniel McLaren

Public Finance Economist

Senzo Hlophe

Senzo Hlophe

Director of Partnerships & Impact

Rina Mehlomakulu

Rina Mehlomakulu

Partnership Lead

Buhle Mabaso

Buhle Mabaso

Campaign Manager

Rorisang Dire

Rorisang Dire

Campaign Coordinator

Thobile Zulu

Thobile Zulu

Communications Lead