Nompumelelo Prusent has a multiform career journey sprouting from humble beginnings and different industry sectors including corporate, community development, education and training. Her career path has footprints, influenced by her work experience and academic achievements in different fields of study to mention a few (Diploma Labour Relations; Diploma Government Studies; Diploma Marketing Management (IMM); BBA Degree (Preston University); MBA (MANCOSA).
Meet the team behind the Nal’ibali magic! Based across the country, each one of these individuals works to bring the power of stories to as many South Africans as possible. From the Communications gurus, to the Programmes heroes and Operations wizards, we’re a diverse team of passionate people - from all walks of life, and with all kinds of stories.
Meet the team
- Managing Director
- Programmes Team
- Communications Team
- Finance & Corporate Team
- Research & Development Team
- Content & Learning Team
Ben joined the Nal'ibali team in June 2016. He has a BA degree from Stellenbosch University, a postgraduate diploma in Account Management from AAA School of Advertising and a qualification in Business Management from the Chartered Institute of Business Management. He has 17 years in the marketing and communications arena, five of which were spent living and working in Australia. His integrated 360° marketing skill set includes CRM, direct marketing, through-and-below-the-line advertising, design and digital. An avid reader, Ben also enjoys running, travel and socialising.
Finance & Corporate Team
Saleem Mukuddem, joined Nal’ibali as our first Chief Financial Officer in March 2019. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years experience in finance and operations which he gained across many industries both locally and internationally. He has worked for global brands like Ernst and Young (Bermuda), Harley-Davidson and the Open Society Foundation. Saleem embraces technology and has a keen interest in leadership and team development. Saleem is a keen sportsmen and loves movies and reading.
Abigail Louw graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree, majoring in Organisational Psychology and Industrial Sociology as well as a BCom Honours degree specialising in Training Evaluation from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Abigail has over 12 years’ experience as a generalist in the HR field. She is passionate about assisting teams to grow and develop personally as well as professionally.
Research & Development Team
Aldrian joined the team in December 2019 and is responsible for the Research, M&E, and systems development components of the campaign. He is an experienced development practitioner and strategy enthusiast with extensive experience in Monitoring & Evaluation, research, and program development gained over 15 years of working with organizations in the social justice, disability, child protection and HIV fields in Southern Africa. He holds a master’s in Social and Behavior Change Communication from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a critical systems thinker who enjoys travelling and the outdoors
Content & Learning Team
Vanashree joined the team in January 2019. She is responsible for Content and Learning at Nal’ibali. She has extensive experience in book production and training design, having worked in the adult literacy space, schools textbook publishing and a large HIV awareness campaign. She has worked previously at NGOs including Project Literacy and the New loveLife Trust. She brings to the team her insights in working within the SETA environment. Her academic qualifications include a BA degree, Honours and Higher Diploma in Education.