Senzo Hlophe.

Director of Partnerships & Impact at Ilifa Labantwana

Senzo heads up the partnerships and impact portfolio at Ilifa Labantwana, leading the team with the goal to secure an equal start for all children living in South Africa.

Prior to playing the role of Innovation Director, he held several positions within the DG Murray Trust. Acting as the Partnerships Lead he worked on community beneficiation projects within the renewable energy sector and with government to improve financing for NPOs and leverage public employment programmes to scale ECD. He has also served an Innovation Manager for the Innovative and Inclusive Society team and his maiden was Portfolio Manager for the Game Changing Leaders portfolio.

Senzo is passionate about ideas and driven by pragmatism with empathy embedded in his DNA.