Our Team

Lindy Briginshaw

Founder and Director

Lindy has worked extensively in the development sector and has over 25 years professional experience in strategic planning and management, organisational development, budgeting, marketing and producing communication products, campaigns and strategies.

Michaela Luckner

Business Development Associate

Michaela has years of hands on experience in project management, including business strategies, creative input at the concept level, design, research and strategic implementation, sourcing, production, costing, distribution and legal aspects.

Stephanie toe Water

Senior Programme Coordinator

Stephanie manages the intern journey from the moment someone applies, including continuous in-country support and logistical leadership.

Nina Hanedoes

Senior Programme Coordinator

Nina has developed her skills over the past 8 years, including strong experience in international and grassroot development programme management, facilitation and training, programme and curriculum design and mentorship and coaching.

Beronisha Cloete

Office Assistant

Beronisha holds a Btech Degree in Entrepreneurship (Cum Laude) from Cape Peninsula University of Technology. She assists in the smooth running of the office as well as supports the internship programme, if i could…

Vidushi Malhotra

Communications and Programme Assistant

Vidushi has six years of communication experience, including four years of strong experience in the development sector. As a social entrepreneur, she has curated and executed various projects in India, South Africa and Bhutan.

Anubhav Razdan

New Delhi Operations Consultant

Anubhav started out by organising volunteer projects, with people from across India and the world. Consulting with the if i Could… programme enables him to do something he loves – helping people discover new cultures and have great experiences in a foreign country.

Chido-Vanessa Dandajena

Content Creator

Chido has developed content writing skills over the past four years, including strong destination and social media marketing.

Monica Davies

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Monica worked as a social media manager, web editor and regional digital campaigner for environmental NGOs for four years before moving into marketing.

Carmen Sylvester

Office Supervisor

Carmen has experience in finance, international recruitment, certification of documents and medical exams for the Cape Town High Court, and she previously worked for Dynamix Learning Solutions for two years.

Susannah Clarke

General Manager and Research & Evaluation Manager

Susannah brings over 9 years of evaluation and research expertise to the team. Her consultancy experience has exposed her to a wide and diverse range of programmes within the Donor, NGO and Public Sectors.

Nuraan Kader

Finance Manager

Nuraan has developed strong financial and accounting skills over the past twenty years, including experience in the auditing sector.

Fia van Rensburg

Senior Researcher and Evaluator

Fia has more than 18 years’ experience in the development sector, focusing mainly on monitoring and evaluation. She has worked in provincial and national government as well as international organisations.

Nicola van der Merwe

Senior Researcher and Evaluator

Nicci has over the past ten years developed the necessary skills to conduct programme monitoring and evaluations in the development sector, using both quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Leanne Adams

Researcher and Evaluator

Leanne has developed qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation skills including evaluation methodology, Theory of Change development and advanced statistical analysis over the past three years, including strong experience in developing and evaluating M&E systems for social programmes for both non-governmental and public sector clients.

Fatima Mathivha

Research and Evaluation Assistant

Fatima worked as a research assistant and online editorial contributor for three years before joining CC&DW and considers herself a jack of most trades bringing analytical, digital content and research skills.

Mkhululi Mnyaka

Research and Evaluation Intern

Mkhululi was part of the City of Cape Town’s Urban Sustainability Internship Programme in 2015 and worked as a programme monitoring intern for the Economic Development Department at the City of Cape Town from February – December 2015.

Sitholindlela Mavengere

Research and Evaluation Intern

Sitho has worked as a programme assistant for development programmes including New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency NEPAD (Food & Nutrition Security Programme) and NEPAD Business Foundation (Infrastructure Desk), Health Metrics.

Mlungisi Zuma

Research and Evaluation Intern

Mlungisi is very interested in furthering his skills and knowledge through research and finding ways in which he can update his knowledge and scope of practice to keep growing as a professional and individual.

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