Senior Associate

Lesley Wentworth is a Senior Associate at Tutwa Consulting Group. She also heads the NEPAD Business Foundation’s Southern Africa Business Forum (SABF), which facilitates collaboration between the public and private sector for the delivery of economic projects in the SADC region. Lesley worked for the World Bank’s MIGA (Investment Marketing Services) between 2001 and 2008 on capacity development projects promoting FDI and PPPs in developing regions, in particular Africa, Latin America and Asia and Pacific. She has also worked for South African think tanks, the SA Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA).

Lesley holds an MBA from the University of Wales and junior Social Sciences degree from University of Cape Town. She also guest lectures for the Extended Learning Unit at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal’s Programme on Trade, Invest Promotion and Economic Development.