Nomfundo Walaza

Caretaker Executive Director

Ms Walaza is a human rights activist with experience in leading and providing strategic direction to organisations. Between April 2007 and March 2013 she was Chief Executive Officer of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town and from September 1996 to December 2005 she was Executive Director of the Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture also in Cape Town.

She brings expertise in the procurement of funding to maintain operations and projects of an organisation and has worked with diverse teams to implement projects that have tangible impacts on communities. Professionally, Nomfundo Walaza is a compassionate clinical psychologist with 20+ years’ experience in developing impactful conflict mediation programmes on a global scale and possesses high aptitude for synthesizing diverse viewpoints and driving meaningful outcomes.