Llewellyn Fredericks.

Executive Director

Llewellyn is the Executive Director of Innovation Edge (“IE”). Prior to this executive role, Llewellyn was a non-executive member of the IE board since its establishment.

Llewellyn has experience in early-stage deal-making and portfolio management, and is an experienced impact investment professional with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. He also holds a non-executive board role at A2X Markets, where he is the chairman of their Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Llewellyn is a qualified chartered accountant. He completed his articles at Ernst & Young, after obtaining a BBusSci and PGDA at the University of Cape Town, where he also holds a MComm in Financial Management.

“For me, innovation is best utilised in solving big, hairy problems. There are multiple, layered and systemic problems in early-childhood development, that will only be solved through audacious innovation”