Nozipho Tshabalala is CEO of a firm dedicated to facilitating consequential conversations on global stages. She describes it as "helping smart people have simple conversations that make the world a better place." Her clients are international organisations (UN, World Bank Group, AU, ILO, etc.), governments and multinationals in Africa. Nozipho is also a human capital advocate for the World Bank and global citizen in southern Africa. She is chairman designate for LRMG and extends her leadership on various other boards including Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa, TEDx Gresham Place and the BeyGOOD Global Citizen Fellowship. She has served in government (he Presidency, RSA), civil society (Umlambo Foundation) and corporate entities (Tata Africa, CNBC Africa).
Before joining the Ministry of Environment, she worked at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture as the administrative coordinator for academic affairs, extension and applied research. Prior to that, she served as an environmental audit and monitoring officer at Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) for more than seven years and also as the alternate focal point for the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, and the Nagoya Protocol focal point, where she managed different projects aiming at regulating access to the genetic resources. In her capacity as an environmental audit and monitoring officer, she conducted environmental audit activities for different projects under operation and monitored their compliance with environmental regulations.
She is a member of the African Women in science and Engineering. A Rwandan national, Beatrice holds a Master’s in biodiversity conservation from the University of Rwanda.-->