Meet Our Speaker

Vuyo Lutseke

Vuyo Lutseke is Director and Head of Stakeholder Relations at Shared Value Africa Initiative and Shift Impact Africa. In this role she forms strategic partnerships and builds a network of purpose-driven organisations across Africa with an aim of facilitating Africa’s growth through innovation and inclusion – taking social impact beyond philanthropy and into the more strategic focus of Shared Value.

Vuyo is a graduate of the University of Cape Town cut her teeth in publishing, ultimately leading to strategic oversight and publisher roles. She was also part of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust, where she developed and implemented an overall communications and public fundraising strategy to support this capital campaign, construction and opening of the hospital – and then, as Fundraising Manager oversaw start fundraising and strategic partnerships to support the operations of the hospital and building an endowment.

With a career spanning over 20 years, Vuyo leverage her diverse skills to advance the African narrative and drive positive impact in both society and business.