Project Manager : Market Facilitation and Business Development: Vusumuzi Madonsela
Qualifications: Bcom in Management and Leadership Institution: University of Free State.
Qualification: Introduction to Agribusiness Management Institution: University of South Africa
Other qualifications: Project management, Introduction to poultry, Management Advancement Programme
Mr. Madonsela started his career in the banking sector responsible for the development and funding of Small and Micro Enterprises in South Africa. In a period of 18 years, he worked for Nedbank, Umsobomvu Youth Fund, Standard Bank, Nedbank and ABSA. He joined Land and Agricultural Bank of South Africa in 2013 as Senior Specialist responsible for business innovation and enablement for emerging and commercial farmers. He was also responsible for identifying and facilitation of the off take agreement for the farmers. He later joined Masisizane Fund (a subsidiary of Old Mutual) as a Post Investment Associate responsible for post investment monitoring and business support for both primary agriculture and agro-processing. He was responsible for markets facilitation, business development, learning and skills development for all the farmers in his portfolio that worth R200 million.