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Rowan Spazzoli

Rowan is a lecturer and consultant with a passion for economic development and supporting small businesses. He is one of the co-founders of Phaphama and has been an advisor / board member since 2015. Rowan’s portfolio of work includes lecturing Continue Reading

Sandiswa Gwele

Sandiswa Gwele is a seasoned Social Entrepreneur and philanthropist, currently heading up L&S Shuttle and Ukhanyo Foundation. With over 20 years’ experience in the Higher Education and NGO space, she founded L&S Shuttle in 2014. L and S Shuttle Service Continue Reading

Lawrence Edwards

Lawrence is a Professor of economics at the University of Cape Town (UCT). He has published extensive work in the topics of Economic Development, Economic Policy Analysis and Impact Assessment.

Justine Burns

Justine is the director of the School of Economics and University of Cape Town (UCT) where she is she teaches Microeconomics. Her research interests include behavioural and experimental economics, trust and social capital, discrimination, labour markets and social networks, and Continue Reading

Chalwyn Vorster

Chalwyn started and currently runs entrepreneurial hubs with a focus on developing start-up business to move beyond the local economy. She has extensive experience in black economic empowerment with a specific focus on responsible business which extends beyond the transformation Continue Reading

Mzoxolo Kutta

Mzee is the owner of Nkomishish Laundry Services. He has the chairman of the the Khayelistha Business Forum and has been instrumental in spreading the word about Phaphama to entrepreneurs in Khayelistha.  He is a father of 3 children, rugby Continue Reading