About Nomfanelo

Nomfanelo is a partner in our Public Sector and Implementation Practices in South Africa, advising clients on strategy development and implementation, operations, stakeholder engagement, and corporate governance. 

Nomfanelo has a proven track record of managing large-scale transformations and strategic initiatives—including leading the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee. Nomfanelo earned a MBA from GIBS—University of Pretoria, a BSc Honors in statistics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and a BSc in mathematics and statistics from the University of Transkei. In addition, she is a Fellow of the Archbishop Tutu African Leadership Program.

Past experience

2010 Fifa World Cup Organizing Committee
Chief operating officer

South African Airways
General manager of business development

Metrorail (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa)
Business planning and development manager


GIBS University of Pretoria

University of KwaZulu-Natal
BSc with honors in statistics

University of Transkei
BSc, mathematics and statistics